IRS Tax Form 1040EZ is the shortest federal individual income tax form. It is designed for taxpayers whose filing status is “single” or “married filing jointly” with no dependents. The 1040EZ is less complex than Tax Form 1040 and Tax Form 1040A, so it generally takes less time to fill out and process.Can I still file a 1040EZ?
A taxpayer must meet all of the following to qualify to file Form 1040EZ: The taxpayers filing status must be single or married filing jointly. The taxpayer cannot claim any dependents. The taxpayer cannot claim any adjustments to income (see IRS.gov/taxtopics) The taxpayer can only claim the earned income tax credit (EIC). ... The taxpayer must be under age 65 and not blind at the end of the tax year. More items...When can I use 1040EZ?
The 1040EZ form for the previous year’s income is due on April 15 each year. Even with a lower income, people sometimes have involved tax situations that require filing a different form of the 1040.