2015 Federal Income Tax Forms
Free Printable Form 1040EZ, Form 1040A, Form 1040

Printable 2015 federal tax forms 1040EZ, 1040A, and 1040 are grouped below along with their most commonly filed supporting IRS schedules, worksheets, 2015 tax tables, and instructions for easy one page access. For most US individual tax payers, your 2015 federal income tax forms were due on April 18, 2016 for income earned from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015.

If you don't know which 2015 federal tax forms to file, please continue reading down this page for instructions. If you do know, click one of the three IRS form titles below to skip ahead.

You generally have up to three years to claim your 2015 federal income tax refund. There is no statute of limitations for assessing and collecting 2015 federal income tax due if no return has been filed (a good reason to always file a return). Penalties and interest may accumulate each day that you are late paying your federal income tax due. So don't delay, file your 2015 federal tax forms as soon as you can. If you can't afford to pay the back taxes you owe, call the IRS to ask for a reduction due to a hardship, or, create a payment schedule. See the 2015 Form 1040 instructions booklet below for more information.

2015 Form 1040EZ - Easy Form

File federal Form 1040EZ if you met these requirements for 2015:

  • Filing status is single or married filing jointly.
  • No dependents to claim (children, adults you support).
  • You and your spouse were under age 65 and not blind.
  • Taxable interest income of $1,500 or less.
  • Taxable income is less than $100,000.
  • Earnings are from wages, salaries, tips, taxable scholarships or grants, unemployment compensation, Alaska Permanent Fund.
  • No deductions for educator expenses, student loan interest, tuition and fees, or itemized deductions.
  • No credits for education, retirement savings, or health coverage.
  • No advance earned income credit (EIC) received.
  • You CAN claim the earned income credit (EIC) using this form.

If you did not meet the above minimum Form 1040EZ requirements for tax year 2015, please continue down this page to IRS Form 1040A next.

2015 Form 1040EZ
2015 Form 1040EZ Instructions

Supporting forms and schedules:
1040V - Payment Voucher
8888 - Allocation of Refund (Bond, Direct Deposit, Paper Check)
8965 instructions - Health Coverage Exemptions
9465 instructions - Installment Agreement Request

Click any of the 2015 1040EZ form links above to view, print, save.

2015 Form 1040A - Short Form

File federal Form 1040A if you met these requirements for 2015:

  • Taxable income less than $100,000.
  • No itemized deductions, mortgage interest, property tax, etc.
  • No capital gain or loss, no other gains or losses.
  • No business income or loss, self-employed, LLC, etc.
  • No farm or fisherman income or loss.
  • No rental, royalty, partnership, S corporation, or trust income.
  • No alimony income received or alimony paid.
  • No household employment taxes.
  • All filing statuses are allowed.
  • Educator expense, IRA deduction, student loan interest, and tuition and fees gross income adjustments are allowed.
  • Credits for child and dependent care expenses, elderly or the disabled, education, earned income credit (EIC), adoption, and retirement savings contributions are allowed.

If you did not meet the above minimum Form 1040A requirements for tax year 2015, please continue down this page to IRS Form 1040 next.

2015 Form 1040A
2015 Form 1040A Instructions

Supporting refund and payment voucher forms:
1040V - Payment Voucher
8888 - Allocation of Refund (Bond, Direct Deposit, Paper Check)
9465 instructions - Installment Agreement Request

Other supporting forms and schedules:
Schedule B - Interest and Ordinary Dividends for 1040A
Schedule EIC - Earned Income Credit (EIC) Qualifying Child Information
Schedule R instructions - Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled
2210 instructions - Underpayment of Estimated Tax
2441 instructions - Child and Dependent Care Expenses for 1040A
8606 instructions - Nondeductible IRAs
8615 instructions - Tax for Children With Unearned Income
8812 instructions - Child Tax Credit (Schedule 8812)
8814 - Parents' Election To Report Child's Interest and Dividends
8815 - Exclusion of Interest From Series EE and I US Savings Bonds
8839 instructions - Qualified Adoption Expenses
8862 - Claim Earned Income Credit (EIC) After Disallowance
8863 instructions - Education Credits (American Opportunity, Learning)
8880 - Credit for Qualified Retirement Savings Contributions
8917 - Tuition and Fees Deduction
8958 - Allocation of Tax Amounts Between Certain Individuals
8959 instructions - Additional Medicare Tax
8960 instructions - Net Investment Income Tax
8962 instructions - Premium Tax Credit (PTC)
8965 instructions - Health Coverage Exemptions

Request and application forms:
4506 - Request for Copy of Tax Return
4506-T - Request for Transcript of Tax Return (free copy)
8822 - Change of Address
8857 instructions - Request for Innocent Spouse Relief

Click any of the 2015 1040A form links above to view, print, save.

2015 Form 1040 - Long Form

You must file federal Form 1040 for 2015 under these circumstances:

  • Failed the Form 1040EZ and Form 1040A requirements.
  • Taxable income of $100,000 or more.
  • Itemized deductions, interest, property tax, medical, dental, etc.
  • Capital gain or loss, other gains or losses.
  • Business income or loss, self-employed, LLC, etc.
  • Farm or fisherman income or loss.
  • Rental, royalty, partnership, S corporation, or trust income.
  • Received alimony income or paid alimony.
  • Owe household employment taxes.
  • Health savings account deduction.
  • Have moving expenses to claim.
  • Foreign tax credit to claim.
  • Residential energy credits.

Any US resident taxpayer can file Form 1040. You do not have to file the shorter Form 1040A or Form 1040EZ.

Form 1040
Form 1040 Instructions
Form 1040 Tax Tables

Supporting refund and payment voucher forms:
1040V - Payment Voucher
8888 - Allocation of Refund (Bond, Direct Deposit, Paper Check)
9465 instructions - Installment Agreement Request

Supporting forms and schedules for Households:
Schedule A instructions - Itemized Deductions, Form 1040
Schedule B - Interest and Ordinary Dividends
Schedule EIC - Earned Income Credit: Qualifying Child Information
Schedule H instructions - Household Employment Taxes, Form 1040
Schedule R instructions - Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled
2441 instructions - Child and Dependent Care Expenses
3903 - Moving Expenses
4137 - Social Security and Medicare Tax on Unreported Tip Income
8812 instructions - Child Tax Credit (Schedule 8812)
8834 - Qualified Electric Vehicle Credit
8839 instructions - Qualified Adoption Expenses
8853 instructions - Archer MSA and Long-Term Care Insurance
8862 - Claim Earned Income Credit (EIC) After Disallowance
8863 instructions - Education Credits (American Opportunity, Learning)
8880 - Credit for Qualified Retirement Savings Contributions
8885 instructions - Health Coverage Tax Credit
8889 instructions - Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
8917 - Tuition and Fees Deduction
8958 - Allocation of Tax Amounts Between Certain Individuals
8959 instructions - Additional Medicare Tax
8962 instructions - Premium Tax Credit (PTC)
8965 instructions - Health Coverage Exemptions

Supporting forms and schedules for Business, Employee, Farming
Schedule C instructions - Profit or Loss From Business
Schedule C-EZ - Net Profit From Business
Schedule F instructions - Profit or Loss From Farming
Schedule J instructions - Income Averaging for Farmers and Fishermen
Schedule K-1 instructions - Partners's Share of Income (Form 1065)
Schedule SE instructions - Self Employment Tax
2106 instructions - Employee Business Expenses
2106-EZ - Unreimbursed Employee Business Expenses
2210 instructions - Underpayment of Estimated Tax
4562 instructions - Depreciation and Amortization
8829 instructions - Expenses for Business Use of Your Home

Supporting forms and schedules for Real Estate, Investing, Other
Schedule D instructions - Capital Gains and Losses
Schedule E instructions - Supplemental Income and Loss
4972 - Tax on Lump-Sum Distributions
4952 - Investment Interest Expense Deduction
5329 instructions - Additional Taxes on Qualified Plans
6251 instructions - Alternative Minimum Tax
8582 instructions - Passive Activity Loss Limitations
8606 instructions - Nondeductible IRAs
8615 instructions - Tax for Children With Unearned Income
8801 instructions - Credit for Prior Year Minimum Tax
8814 - Parent's Election To Report Child's Interest and Dividends
8815 - Exclusion of Interest From Series EE and I US Savings Bonds
8960 instructions - Net Investment Income Tax

Request and application forms:
4506 - Request for Copy of Tax Return
4506-T - Request for Transcript of Tax Return (free copy)
8822 - Change of Address
8857 instructions - Request for Innocent Spouse Relief

Form 1040, Form 1040A, and Form 1040EZ instructions booklet include the most common worksheets and tables necessary to complete your 2015 IRS income tax return:
2015 Earned Income Credit (EIC) Table
2015 Tax Table
Alternative Minimum Tax Worksheet
Child Tax Credit Worksheet
Earned Income Credit (EIC) Worksheet
IRA Deduction Worksheet
Qualified Dividends and Capital Gain Tax Worksheet
Simplified Method Worksheet
Social Security Benefits Worksheet
Standard Deduction Worksheet for Dependents
Student Loan Interest Deduction Worksheet

All of the 2015 federal income tax forms listed above are in the PDF file format. The IRS expects your 2015 income tax forms to be printed on high quality printers. Most of today's laser and ink jet printers are generally acceptable. You can print your 2015 federal tax forms using the standard mode with black and white or grayscale printing preferences set. No color printing is required. We recommend that you read the first few pages of any Form 1040, Form 1040A or Form 1040EZ filing instructions booklet for updates regarding the printing of your 2015 IRS income tax forms.

More Federal Income Tax Forms, Schedules, Worksheets, Tax Tables, And Instructions Booklet

Even more printable federal tax forms, supporting schedules, calculation worksheets, tax tables, payment vouchers, and instructions booklet are grouped by form (1040, 1040A, 1040EZ) and by tax year on the pages listed below:

2016 Tax Forms
2015 Tax Forms
2014 Tax Forms
2013 Tax Forms
2012 Tax Forms

Please report any broken 2015 federal tax form and instructions booklet links using our contact us page found at the bottom of this page.

Reference: Form 1040, Form 1040A, Form 1040EZ, 2015 Forms and Instructions, published by the Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Last updated: November 30, 2016