Publication 54 Chapter 1. Filing Information Useful Items

 

About Form 1040-ES, Estimated Tax for Individuals

Information about Form 1040-ES, Estimated Tax for Individuals, including recent updates, related forms, and instructions on how to file. Form 1040-ES is used by persons with income not subject to tax withholding to figure and pay estimated tax. Use this form to figure and pay your estimated tax.

About Form 1040-X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return

Information about Form 1040-X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, including recent updates, related forms and instructions on how to file. Use Form 1040-X to file an amended tax return. Form 1040X is used by individual taxpayers to amend prior year tax returns.

About Form 2350, Application for Extension of Time to File U.S. Income Tax Return

Information about Form 2350, Application for Extension of Time to File U.S. Income Tax Return, including recent updates, related forms and instructions on how to file.

About Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income

Information about Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income, including recent updates, related forms, and instructions on how to file. If you qualify, you can use Form 2555 to figure your foreign earned income exclusion and your housing exclusion or deduction.

About Form 2555-EZ, Foreign Earned Income Exclusion

Information about Form 2555-EZ, Foreign Earned Income Exclusion, including recent updates, related forms and instructions on how to file. If you qualify, you can use this form instead of Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income, to figure your foreign earned income exclusion. You cannot exclude more than your foreign earned income for the year.

About Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return

Form 4868 is used by individuals to apply for six (6) more months to file Form 1040, 1040NR, or 1040NR-EZ. A U.S. citizen or resident files this form to request an automatic extension of time to file a U.S. individual income tax return.

About Form 8822, Change of Address

Information about Form 8822, Change of Address, including recent updates, related forms and instructions on how to file. Form 8822 is used by taxpayers to notify the IRS of changes in home or business mailing addresses or business location.

About Publication 3, Armed Forces' Tax Guide

Information about Publication 3, Armed Forces' Tax Guide, including recent updates. Publication 3 covers the special tax situations of active members of the U.S. Armed Forces. It does not cover military pensions or veterans' benefits or give the basic tax rules that apply to all taxpayers.

About Publication 501, Dependents, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information

Information about Publication 501, including recent updates. Publication 501 discusses some tax rules that affect every U.S. citizen or resident, and covers who must file, who should file, what filing status to use, and the amount of the standard deduction.

About Publication 505, Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax

Publication 505 explains the two methods for the pay-as-you-go federal income tax, withholding and estimated tax.

About Publication 519, U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens

Information about Publication 519, U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens, including recent updates. Publication 519 is used to help to determine an individual's status (Nonresident Alien or Resident Alien), and gives information needed to file returns.

About Publication 970, Tax Benefits for Education

Publication 970 explains tax provisions for persons saving for or paying education costs for themselves or family members. It covers various types of educational assistance, tax credits, and nine other types of tax benefits.