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Individual Tax Return
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate


Request for Transcript of Tax Returns
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Installment Agreement Request
Wage and Tax Statement

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About Form 1045, Application for Tentative Refund

An individual, estate, or trust files this form to apply for a quick tax refund resulting from:

  • The carryback of an NOL,
  • The carryback of an unused general business credit,
  • The carryback of a net section 1256 contracts loss, or
  • An overpayment of tax due to a claim of right adjustment under section 1341(b)(1).

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Form 1045

Instructions for Form 1045 (HTML)

Recent Developments

Changes to Itemized Deductions Limitation Worksheet for Form 1045 -- 08-NOV-2016

Other Items You May Find Useful

All Form 1045 Revisions

Publication 536, Net Operating Losses (NOLs) for Individuals, Estates, and Trusts

Publication 590-A, Contributions to Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs)

Publication 590-B, Distributions from Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs)

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