1040 EZ – They Call it That for a Reason!
Who can fill a 1040EZ?
The IRS form 1040EZ is the simplest 1040 to fill out. Therefore, it is for taxpayers with very simple tax returns. You can use a 1040EZ for your tax return if…
1. You are single, or married and filing jointly
2. You have no dependents (like children)
3. You only made a wage, salary, tips, or got grants for school
4. You’re not going to claim any itemized deductions or credits other than the EIC (earned income credit)
What is a 1040EZ for?
The IRS form 1040 EZ is for filing federal income tax. When the 1040EZ is received by the IRS, they will determine if you are eligible for a tax refund or if you owe any taxes to the government.
Is 1040EZ accompanied by other forms?
Because of it’s simplicity, the 1040EZ is not accompanied by any other forms. If you need to claim deductions or credits, you will need to use either the 1040A or 1040 IRS tax forms.
When is 1040EZ due?
The IRS form 1040EZ is due by April 15 of every tax year.
How do I fill out 1040EZ?
The IRS form 1040EZ can be filled out and filed in many different ways. You can use a tax service such as H & R Block, a private accountant, or even print it out and send it in yourself. To learn more about filling the 1040 EZ, check out the following video:
Where do I send 1040EZ?
Where you send your physical 1040 form depends entirely on your state, and whether or not you are sending a payment with your form. You can use the helpful chart here to determine where to send your form if you decide to file it yourself.