1040EZ Tax Form and Instructions 2016
Printable IRS Forms, Schedules, Worksheet, Tax Table

Free printable 1040EZ tax form and instructions booklet PDF file with supporting IRS forms, schedules, worksheet and 1040EZ tax table for the 2016 - 2017 tax season. For the 2016 tax year, federal IRS income tax form 1040EZ must be postmarked by April 18, 2017. Federal IRS income taxes due are based on the tax year January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016. Prior year 1040EZ tax forms and schedules should be mailed as soon as possible if late.

File Form 1040EZ if you meet these requirements:

  • Filing status is single or married filing jointly.
  • No dependents to claim.
  • 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 do not meet the above requirements, go to Form 1040A next.

2016 1040EZ Form And Instructions

Click any of the federal IRS 1040EZ form and 1040EZ instructions booklet links below to download, view, print, edit, or save as a PDF file. These free PDF files are unaltered and are pulled directly from the publisher.

1040EZ Form
1040EZ Instructions

Supporting forms and schedules:
1040V - Payment Voucher
8862 - Claim Earned Income Credit (EIC) After Disallowance
8888 - Allocation of Refund (Bond, Direct Deposit, Paper Check)
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)
4868 - Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File
8822 - Change of Address
8857 instructions - Request for Innocent Spouse Relief
9465 instructions - Installment Agreement Request

Form 1040EZ instructions booklet includes:
2016 Earned Income Credit (EIC) Table
2016 1040EZ Tax Table
Earned Income Credit (EIC) Worksheet
Line 5 Dependents Worksheet
Social Security Benefits Worksheet

Federal 1040EZ tax forms and instructions booklet are generally updated in December of each year by the IRS. If updated, the 2016 tax year PDF file will display, the prior tax year 2015 if not. Last year, many of the individual income tax forms were published late in December, with instructions booklet following in early January due to last minute legislative changes.

More 1040EZ Tax Forms, Schedules, Worksheets, Tax Tables, And Instructions Booklet

The printable 1040EZ tax form and instructions booklet links above are a quick reference for those looking to print the one federal IRS form. Even more printable federal IRS 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 our pages below:

2016 Tax Forms (update in progress)
2015 Tax Forms
2014 Tax Forms
2013 Tax Forms
2012 Tax Forms

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Last updated: November 26, 2016