Which form you use to file your taxes depends on your circumstances. The simpler forms can only be used for simpler returns, for example.
Start by contacting your employer. If that doesn't work, call the IRS. Even if you never get the form, you still have to file on time.
Ths IRS processes electronic returns faster. Options include tax software, an accountant or, if you meet income guidelines, a free service.
If you suffered losses from a flood, hurricane or other disaster that weren't covered by insurance, you may be able to deduct your losses on your federal income tax return.
That email is NOT from the IRS. Also, be careful with your files, both paper and electronic, to avoid identity theft.
The IRS assigns the numbers sequentially, but keeps some numbers on ice in case related forms are created later. No, form 1 is no longer in use.
Agency won't send flowers or chocolate, but it will be ready to process your return Feb. 14.
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