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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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Amend/Fix Return
Apply for Power of Attorney
Apply for an ITIN
Rules Governing Practice before IRS

About Publication 596, Earned Income Credit

The earned income credit (EIC) is a tax credit for certain people who work and have earned income.


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All Publication 596 Revisions

Notice 797, Possible Federal Tax Refund Due to the Earned Income Credit (EIC)

Notice 1015, Have You Told Your Employees About the Earned Income Credit (EIC)?

Publicación 596SP, Crédito por Ingreso del Trabajo

Publication 3, Armed Forces' Tax Guide 

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