20 Tax Forms You’re Going to Need this Year

Doing your own taxes doesn’t have to give you stress-induced heartburn. Put away those chalky antacid tablets and take a deep breath.

You’ve got this. We believe in you. And for those moments when you’re not feeling especially confident in your accounting skills, we are here to help.

Over the last month, we’ve published over thirty tutorials to help you fill out your most important 2013 tax forms, for both businesses and individuals, complete with instructional videos & links to each specific form so you can begin filling it out right away.

Now that you’ve got the hang of things, here’s a handy roundup of twenty more 2013 tax forms you might need in the coming weeks. And don’t worry, we’ve still included videos to walk you through the completion process. Just click the form link and you’ll see an instructional video embedded right inside the tax form on your screen, so you can watch it while you type.

20 Tax Forms You’re Going to Need this Year

IRS Form 940 – Use this form to report the annual federal unemployment (FUTA) tax that you paid, as the employer, to the government. (Make sure you don’t collect or deduct it from your employees’ wages. That’s against the rules.)  Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 1098-C – File this form if you donated a motor vehicle, boat, or airplane this year valued at over $500. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 990 Schedule A – This form is used by 501(c)3 organizations (and the like) to declare information about public charity status and public support. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 8857 – File this form, Request for Innocent Spouse Relief, to ask the IRS to reduce the amount of tax you owe. You should fill it out & submit it as soon as you become aware of a tax liability you believe only your spouse or ex-spouse should be responsible for. Remember, you don’t need not file multiple forms, one can cover multiple years. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 14039 – This is an Identity Theft Affidavit. If you find yourself a victim of identity theft or think you’re at risk of having your identity stolen, you can alert the IRS about your situation using this form. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 990-PF – Use this form to report your private foundation’s assets, financial activities, trustees and officers, and, most importantly, a complete list of grants awarded for the specified fiscal year. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 1040 EZ – Use this form to report your Income Taxes to the IRS if you are a single or joint filer with NO dependents. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 943 – Agricultural employers use Form 943 to report income tax withheld, social security, and Medicare taxes on wages paid to farmworkers, including household employees working in a private home on a for-profit farm. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 1099-DIV – This form is used by banks and other financial institutions to report dividends and other distributions to both individual taxpayers and the IRS. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 1024 – This is an application form for nonprofits seeking tax-exempt recognition as any type of 501(c) organization other than a 501(c)(3). Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 2290 – Did you drive a highway motor vehicle this year with a taxable gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more? Use this form to calculate and pay the tax due on your big rig. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form W-2 VI – Employers use this form to report any wages paid in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Don’t use this form to report wages subject to U.S. income tax withholding. Instead, use the regular W-2. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 8379 – This form is filed by one injured spouse on a jointly filed tax return when the joint overpayment helped to pay a past-due obligation by the other spouse. By filing Form 8379, the injured person may be able to get back his or her fair share of the joint refund. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 1120-H – If you’re filing taxes for a Homeowners Association, this form is used to report the association’s income tax, and possibly qualify for certain tax benefits. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 1099-C – This form is for “Cancellation of Debt.” You need to file form 1099-C for each person for whom you canceled $600 or more of debt owed to you. Use this document if you are one of multiple owners of a single loan, a governmental unit, a subsequent holder, or a group of lenders. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 990 Schedule-O – Organizations that file Form 990 or 990-EZ use this schedule to provide responses to specific questions, and to explain their operations or responses to various questions. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form W-4 – Employees fill out this form so that the employer can withhold the correct federal income tax from their pay. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 8868 – Tax-exempt organizations, like non profits, file Form 8868 to request more time to file their taxes. Turning in this form will usually result in an automatic 3-month extension of time to file. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 8822 – Use this form to report an official change of address to the Internal Revenue Service. Click here to fill it out…

IRS Form 1096 – Form 1096 is a one-page summary that shows the totals of the information returns that an employer is physically mailing to the IRS. Click here to fill it out…