If your pretty tech savvy and you can handle the internet, you can get printable IRS tax forms online. There are links to frequently downloaded forms, such as the form 1040. Just find the form you’re looking for and download. You can find other tax forms and publications also.
You can save these documents on your personal computer, to a flash drive or you can just print several copies if you choose.
IRS documents can be in a few different areas. If you’re the type of person who wants to go old school and go pick up your documents feel free to stop by your local post office or library. All of the most common forms are available there. You may want to grab yourself a few extra copies just in case you need to revise.
If you’re thinking ahead, you may also call the IRS and they will personally mail any and all requested documents needed for your business or your home, again they give you the option to decide how many copies you would like.
1040 form instructions
The instructions for the 1040 tax form can be quite complicated. The IRS offers forms and publications on their web site and you will find many documents which may be helpful. Most of us don’t understand what they want or where we are supposed to enter information.
The best way to complete a 1040 form is to use online tax software such as TurboTax 2013. You don’t have to wonder where to place your information. The correct tax form will be chosen for you and your information will be put in all the right places.