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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 Schedule J (Form 1040), Income Averaging for Farmers and Fishermen

Use this schedule to elect to figure your income tax by averaging, over the previous 3 years (base years), all or part of your taxable income from your trade or business of farming or fishing. This election may give you a lower tax if your income from farming or fishing last year is high and your taxable income for one or more of the 3 prior years was low.


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