All taxpayers will file using 2018 Form 1040; Forms 1040A and 1040EZ no longer available

With the April tax deadline right around the corner, IRS reminds taxpayers that Form 1040 has been redesigned for tax year 2018. The revised form consolidates Forms 1040, 1040A and 1040-EZ into one form that all individual taxpayers will use to file their 2018 federal income tax return.

The new form uses a building block approach that can be supplemented with additional schedules as needed. Taxpayers with straightforward tax situations will only need to file the Form 1040 with no additional schedules.

People who use tax software will still follow the steps they’re familiar with from previous years. Since nearly 90 percent of taxpayers now use tax software, the IRS expects the change to Form 1040 and its schedules to be seamless for those who file electronically.

For more information, go to https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/all-taxpayers-will-file-using-2018-form-1040-forms-1040a-and-1040ez-no-longer-available

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