IRS Form 1040 is the basic tax form many Americans will use. It also recently received an overhaul.
The new Form 1040 is now going to be the size of a postcard with 1040EZ and 1040-A removed from circulation entirely. However, there are a variety of new schedules, so you need to be aware that you don’t need to give less information; they’ve just been moved to other forms.
So, let’s look at where you can find IRS Form 1040 and instructions.… Read the rest
Employers are obligated to send out W-2 Forms by January 31st, or the next business day if it falls on the weekend or a public holiday.
But that doesn’t mean you have to receive it by that date. This can be highly frustrating if you just want to file your taxes and get the whole process over and done with.
That’s why services like H&R Block’s W-2 Early Access were created. You can get a copy of your W2 Form through H&R Block free of charge sent to you, so you can get started on your taxes as early as possible.… Read the rest