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Form 1040X Additional Publications You May Find Useful

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 519, U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens
For tax purposes, an alien is an individual who is not a U.S. citizen. Aliens are classified as nonresident aliens and resident aliens. This publication will help you determine your status and give you information you will need to file your U.S. tax return.

Publication 536, Net Operating Losses (NOLs) for Individuals, Estates, and Trusts
If your deductions for the year are more than your income for the year, you may have a net operating loss (NOL). This publication discusses NOLs for individuals, estates, and trusts.

Publication 547, Casualties, Disasters, and Thefts
This publication explains the tax treatment of casualties, thefts, and losses on deposits.

Publication 556, Examination of Returns, Appeal Rights, and Claims for Refund
This publication discusses general rules and procedures that the IRS follows in examinations, what happens during an examination, your appeal rights, and how to file a claim for refund of tax you already paid.

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 570, Tax Guide for Individuals With Income From U.S. Possessions
This publication discusses how to treat income received in U.S. possessions on your income tax return.

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 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 970, Tax Benefits for Education
This publication explains tax benefits that may be available to you if you are saving for or paying education costs for yourself or, in many cases, another student who is a member of your immediate family.

Publication 971, Innocent Spouse Relief
This publication explains when a spouse may be relieved of tax, interest, and penalties on a joint tax return.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 26-Jul-2016