Traverse City, MI -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/16/2015 -- The tax specialist and author has unveiled a new article where taxpayers can learn about the different versions of IRS form 1040, find these, and locate the appropriate instructions. Now on the File My Taxes Online website, the article reveals the most familiar kinds. These include Form 1040 and Form 1040a the long and short versions, Form 1040EZ for unmarried and combined filers with no dependents; 1040NR for U.S. Nonresident Alien filers; and 1040NR-EZ. Each is listed with its individual purpose.
The author explains various methods to get form 1040 and instructions, including downloading it or getting it directly from the IRS. Next, an explanation of the long from is provided. According to the author, taxpayers can claim various expenditures and incentives, deductions, and more. The April 15 due date, and the possibility for extensions, is discussed next.
Ellis also talks about filling out the forms. A list of the materials needed is provided and includes the appropriate documentation, identification, and financial details. Filing options and extensions are covered to close out this section.
The next segment covers online tax filing along with its benefits. Taxpayers can get their refunds much faster, the author notes. He then provides guidelines as to which forms to use based on the person's financial and tax situation.
TurboTax is explained next. It provides questions which help find the proper tax forms and find the right deductions and credits. The availability of tax experts and a free tax refund calculator is highlighted at the end of the article.
For more details on IRS form 1040 and its variants/instructions, go to
About Frank Ellis
Frank Ellis is a Traverse City Tax Preparation Planner and published author. He has written tax and finance related articles for eight years and has published over 900 articles on leading financial websites.
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