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 Form 1040-EZ - Income Tax Return for Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents

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Income Tax Return for Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents. Form 1040-EZ

Use Form 1040-EZ, Income Tax Return for Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents, if:

  • Your filing status is single or married filing jointly (see page 11). If you were a nonresident alien at any time in 2005, see Nonresident aliens on page 11.
  • You do not claim any dependents.
  • You do not claim any adjustments to income. Use TeleTax topics 451-453 and 455-458 (see page 6).
  • The only tax credit you can claim is the earned income credit. Use TeleTax topics 601-608 and 610 (see page 6).
  • You (and your spouse if filing a joint return) were under age 65 and not blind at the end of 2005. If you were born on January 1, 1941, you are considered to be age 65 at the end of 2005 and cannot use Form 1040EZ.
  • Your taxable income (line 6 of Form 1040EZ) is less than $100,000.
  • You had only wages, salaries, tips, taxable scholarship or fellowship grants, unemployment compensation, or Alaska Permanent Fund dividends, and your taxable interest was not over $1,500.
  • You did not receive any advance earned income credit payments.
  • You do not owe any household employment taxes on wages you paid to a household employee. To find out who owes these taxes, use TeleTax topic 756 (see page 6).



From Fedforms.Gov:
"U.S. citizens or residents who file as single or joint with no dependents can use the shorter Form 1040-EZ to report income, taxes, and payments."


This form may be downloaded directly from the IRS website. To open or download, in PDF format, simply click on the link below:

Form 1040-EZ



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