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Forms and Instructions

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

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: News Releases, Multimedia and Legal Guidance

News Releases


  • IR-2010-110, Expanded Recovery Act Tax Credits Help Homeowners Winterize their Homes, Save Energy; Check Tax Credit Certification Before You Buy, IRS Advises
  • IR-2010-80, Closing Deadline Extended to Sept. 30 for Eligible Homebuyer Credit Purchases
  • IR-2010-69, Recent Legislation Offers Special Tax Incentives for Small Businesses to Provide Health Care, Hire New Workers
  • IR-2010-52, COBRA Subsidy Eligibility Period Extended to May 31
  • IR-2010-9, COBRA Subsidy Eligibility Period Extended Through February; 15-Months Subsidy Now Available to Those Who Qualify
  • IR-2010-6, New Homebuyer Credit Form Released; Taxpayers Reminded to Attach Settlement Statement and Other Key Documents


  • IR-2009-119, IRS Reminds Car Shoppers about 2009 Tax Break
  • IR-2009-112, New Tax Guide Features Recovery Tax Breaks; Helps People Save on their 2009 Taxes
  • IR-2009-108, First-Time Homebuyer Credit Extended to April 30, 2010; Some Current Homeowners Now Eligible
  • IR-2009-105, Most Businesses May Take Advantage Of Expanded Loss Carryback Option Under New IRS Procedure
  • IR-2009-98, Expanded Recovery Act Tax Credits Help Homeowners Winterize their Homes, Save Energy; Check Tax Credit Certification Before You Buy, IRS Advises
  • IR-2009-89, Oct. 17 Is Last Day for Businesses to Request Tax Credit Certification for Some New Hires
  • IR-2009-88, Special Sales Tax Deduction for Car Purchases Available through End of 2009
  • IR-2009-83, First-Time Homebuyer Credit Provides Tax Benefit to 1.4 Million Families to Date
  • IR-2009-82, IRS Announces New Materials Available to Promote Awareness of Recovery Act Tax Benefits
  • IR-2009-81, IRS Approves Issuance by Tribes of First Tranche of Economic Development Bonds
  • IR-2009-76, IRS Features Recovery Tax Credits on YouTube, iTunes
  • IR-2009-72, For Many Small Businesses, Fall Filing Deadline Looms for Special Refund Claims
  • IR-2009-69, IRS Warns Taxpayers to Beware of First-Time Homebuyer Credit Fraud
  • IR-2009-67, IRS Reminds Taxpayers to Take Advantage of Recovery Act Benefits
  • IR-2009-60, Special Tax Break on New Car Purchases Available in States With No Sales Tax
  • IR-2009-55, IRS Offers Tax Credit Guidance to Businesses Hiring Unemployed Veterans and Certain Youth
  • IR-2009-51, Law Offers Special Tax Breaks for Small Business; Act Now and Save, IRS Says
  • IR-2009-50, IRS Announces Withholding Adjustment Option for Pension Plans and Provides Taxpayer Education
  • IR-2009-45, Tax Breaks Available for Taxpayers Who Purchase Qualified Plug-In Electric Vehicles
  • IR-2009-44, Energy-Saving Steps This Year May Result in Tax Savings Next Year
  • IR-2009-33, IRS Issues Guidance on New Build America Bonds
  • IR-2009-31, Visits to Up Sharply as Taxpayers Go Online to Get Tax Information
  • IR-2009-30, Special Tax Break Available for New Car Purchases This Year
  • IR-2009-29, First $2,400 of Unemployment Benefits Tax Free in 2009
  • IR-2009-27, First-Time Homebuyers Have Several Options to Maximize New Tax Credit
  • IR-2009-26, New Law Extends Net Operating Loss Carryback for Small Businesses; IRS to Ensure Refunds Paid Timely
  • IR-2009-15, IRS Releases Information to Help Employers Claim COBRA Medical Coverage Credit on Payroll Tax Form
  • IR-2009-14, Expanded Tax Break Available for 2009 First-Time Homebuyer
  • IR-2009-13, Withholding Tables Now Available on; Most Workers Will See Bigger Paychecks this Spring

Fact Sheets


  • FS-2010-7, Most Workers Need to File New Schedule M; Making Work Pay Credit Offers Tax Savings Up to $800
  • FS-2010-6, Tax Credits for Home Buyers
  • FS-2010-4, 2009 Tax Law Changes Provide Saving Opportunities for Nearly Everyone


  • FS-2009-12, How 529 Plans Help Families Save for College and How the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Expanded 529 Plan Features
  • FS-2009-11, Business Provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)
  • FS-2009-10, Energy Provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Tax Tips


  • General Recovery (ARRA) Message: (videos obsoleted) 
  • Home Energy Credit: (videos obsoleted)
  • Unemployment Compensation (video obsoleted)
  • Vehicle Sales Tax Deduction: (videos obsoleted)



  • Notice 2010-81, Build America Bonds and Other State and Local Bonds: Timing of Issuing Bonds
  • Notice-2010-22, Qualified Zone Academy Bond Allocations for 2010
  • Notice 2010-18, American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009 Clarifications
  • Notice-2010-17, Qualified School Construction Bond Allocations for 2010


Revenue Procedures