# How to complete the 1040ez Tax Form

### Instructions on how to do it.

## How to do it

- report(input) your income
- right down in line 2 what your taxable interest is and if it is higher than 1,500 you cannot use this form
- Find your gross income by adding lines 1,2,3
- line 5 is if someone can claim you (or spouse if marries filing jointly
- line 6 is basically to find your taxable income which you can get from subtracting line 5 with line 4 . If line 5 is larger than line 4 which is your gross income then enter 0.
- line 7 would be the federal income tax withheld from Form(s) W-2 and 1099
- line 8a would be the earned income credit
- line 9 would be adding line 7 and 8a to find the total payments and credits.
- line ten is used to find tax. to find this are there specific instructions on how to find the number.
- line 11 would be the health care, individual responsibility
- line 12 would be found adding lines 10 and 11 and that would find your total tax.
- line 13a would be used to find if you can refund money or to see if you owe money. you would have to subtract if line 9 is larger than 12 and that would be your refund
- then finally line 14 would be used if line 12 is larger than line 9. You would have to subtract them to see the amount of money you owe.

## Due April 15th

To get this form you print it out! So get one and don't forget to fill it out!

## Some examples.

## Guaranteed to Be Exciting once finished!

## Frequently asked Question

To get the answer to line 5 you will have to complete the small worksheet in the back of the form to figure the amount to enter on line 5 id someone can claim you (or your spouse if married filing jointly) as a dependent, even if that person chooses not to do so.

- you would have to add the amount of line 1 +350 then enter the total
- find the minimum standard deduction by subtracting
- enter the larger of line A or line B on the next line
- maximum standard deduction. If single enter $6,300; if married filing jointly enter $12,600
- depending if you are single or married the steps will vary but it is very important to follow the rest of the directions to find the answer to line 5.