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Individual Tax Return
Instructions for Form 1040
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Request for Transcript of Tax Return

 

Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Employers engaged in a trade or business who pay compensation
Installment Agreement Request

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About Form 1041, U.S. Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts

The fiduciary of a domestic decedent's estate, trust, or bankruptcy estate files Form 1041 to report:

  • The income, deductions, gains, losses, etc. of the estate or trust.
  • The income that is either accumulated or held for future distribution or distributed currently to the beneficiaries.
  • Any income tax liability of the estate or trust.
  • Employment taxes on wages paid to household employees.

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All Form 1041 Revisions

Publication 15 (Circular E), Employer's Tax Guide

Publication 51 (Circular A), Agricultural Employer's Tax Guide

Publication 505, Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax

Publication 559, Survivors, Executors, and Administrators

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