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Forms and Instructions

Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Application for Automatic Extension of Time
Miscellaneous Income

 

Individual Tax Return
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Request for Transcript of Tax Return

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Amend/Fix Return
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Additional Publications Related to Publication 554

Publication 524, Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled
This publication explains who qualifies for the credit for the elderly or the disabled, and how to figure the credit.

Publication 525, Taxable and Nontaxable Income
This publication discusses many kinds of income and explains whether they are taxable or nontaxable.

Publication 526, Charitable Contributions
This publication explains how to claim a deduction for charitable contributions. It discusses organizations qualified to receive them, the types of contributions you can deduct, how much you can deduct, what records to keep, and how to report them.

Publication 535, Business Expenses
This publication discusses common business expenses and explains what is and is not deductible. The chapters cover general rules for deducting business expenses and specific expenses.

Publication 555, Community Property
This publication discusses community property laws that affect how you figure your income on your federal income tax return if you are married, live in a community property state or country, and file separate returns.

Publication 559, Survivors, Executors, and Administrators
This publication is designed to help those in charge (personal representatives) of the property (estate) of an individual who has died (decedent). It shows them how to complete and file federal income tax returns and explains their responsibility to pay any taxes due on behalf of the decedent.

Publication 560, Retirement Plans for Small Business
This publication discusses retirement plans you can set up and maintain for yourself and your employees.

Publication 575, Pension and Annuity Income
This publication discusses the tax treatment of distributions you receive from pension and annuity plans and also shows you how to report the income on your federal income tax return.

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 590-B, Distributions from Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs)
This publication discusses distributions from individual retirement arrangements (IRAs). An IRA is a personal savings plan that gives you tax advantages for setting aside money for retirement.

Publication 596, Earned Income Credit (EIC)
The earned income credit (EIC) is a tax credit for certain people who work and have earned income.

Publication 915, Social Security and Equivalent Railroad Retirement Benefits
This publication explains the federal income tax rules for social security benefits and equivalent tier 1 railroad retirement benefits. It is prepared through the joint efforts of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Social Security Administration (SSA), and the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB).

Publication 926, Household Employer's Tax Guide
This publication will help you decide whether you have a household employee and, if you do, whether you need to pay federal employment taxes (social security tax, Medicare tax, FUTA, and federal income tax withholding).

Publication 936, Home Mortgage Interest Deduction
This publication discusses the rules for deducting home mortgage interest.

Publication 939, General Rule for Pensions and Annuities
This publication gives you the information you need to determine the tax treatment of your pension and annuity income under the General Rule.