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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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Publication 54 Chapter 5. Exemptions, Deductions, and Credits Useful Items

Schedule A (Form 1040), Itemized Deductions
Use this schedule to figure your itemized deductions. In most cases, your federal income tax will be less if you take the larger of your itemized deductions or your standard deduction.

Schedule C (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Business
Use this schedule to report income or loss from a business you operated or a profession you practiced as a sole proprietor. An activity qualifies as a business if your primary purpose for engaging in the activity is for income or profit and you are involved in the activity with continuity and regularity.

Form 1116, Foreign Tax Credit
File this form to claim the foreign tax credit if you are an individual, estate, or trust, and you paid or accrued certain foreign taxes to a foreign country or U.S. possession.

Form 2106, Employee Business Expenses
Employees file this form to deduct ordinary and necessary expenses for their job.

Form 2555, Foreign Earned Income
If you qualify, you can use this form to figure your foreign earned income exclusion and your housing exclusion or deduction. You cannot exclude or deduct more than your foreign earned income for the year.

Form 2555-EZ, Foreign Earned Income Exclusion
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.

Form 3903, Moving Expenses
Use this form to figure your moving expense deduction for a move related to the start of work at a new principal place of work (workplace). If the new workplace is outside the United States or its possessions, you must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien to deduct your expenses.

Form SS-5, Application for Social Security Card
Use this application to apply for an original Social Security card, apply for a replacement Social Security card, or change or correct information on your Social Security number record.

Formulario SS-5-SP, ADMINISTRACIÓN DEL SEGURO SOCIAL Solicitud para una tarjeta de Seguro Social
USE ESTA SOLICITUD PARA : Solicitar una tarjeta de Seguro Social original, Solicitar un reemplazo de su tarjeta de Seguro Social, Cambiar o corregir información en su registro de número de Seguro Social

Form W-7, Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number
Use this form to apply for an IRS individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). An ITIN is a nine-digit number issued by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to individuals who are required for U.S. tax purposes to have a U.S. taxpayer identification number but who do not have and are not eligible to get a social security number (SSN).

Formulario W-7(SP), Solicitud de Número de Identificación Personal del Contribuyente del Servicio de Impuestos Internos
Este formulario se utiliza para solicitar un número de identificación personal del contribuyente (ITIN, por sus siglas en inglés) que el IRS otorga a las personas físicas extranjeras no residentes que no cumplen los requisitos para obtener un número de Seguro Social (SSN, por sus siglas en inglés).

Publication 501, Exemptions, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information
This publication discusses some tax rules that affect every person who may have to file a federal income tax return.

Publication 514, Foreign Tax Credit for Individuals
This publication discusses the credit or itemized deduction you may be able to take if you paid or accrued foreign taxes to a foreign country on foreign source income and you are subject to U.S. tax on that same income.

Publication 521, Moving Expenses
This publication explains the deduction of certain expenses of moving to a new home because you changed job locations or started a new job.

Publication 523, Selling Your Home
This publication explains the tax rules that apply when you sell (or otherwise give up ownership of) a home.

Publication 590-A, Contributions to Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs)
This publication discusses contributions to individual retirement arrangements (IRAs). An IRA is a personal savings plan that gives you tax advantages for setting aside money for retirement.

Publication 597, Information on the United States - Canada Income Tax Treaty
This publication provides information on the income tax treaty between the United States and Canada. It discusses a number of treaty provisions that often apply to U.S. citizens or residents who may be liable for Canadian tax.