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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 8853, Archer MSAs and Long-Term Care Insurance Contracts

Use this form to:

  • Report Archer MSA contributions (including employer contributions),
  • Figure your Archer MSA deduction,
  • Report distributions from Archer MSAs or Medicare Advantage MSAs,
  • Report taxable payments from long-term care (LTC) insurance contracts, or
  • Report taxable accelerated death benefits from a life insurance policy.

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