2018 1040 Form and Instructions
Printable IRS Forms, Schedules, Worksheet, Tax Table

2018 1040 Form and Instructions
Print IRS 2018 1040 Form and IRS 2018 1040 Instructions to prepare your 2019 federal income tax return.

Free printable IRS 2018 1040 form and 2018 1040 instructions booklet PDF file with supporting federal IRS forms, schedules, worksheet and Form 1040 tax table for the 2019 income tax season.

For the 2018 tax year, federal IRS income tax form 1040, US Individual Income Tax Return, must be postmarked by April 15, 2019. Federal IRS income taxes due are based on the tax year January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. Prior year 1040 tax forms and schedules should be mailed as soon as possible if late.

US citizens and resident aliens in general must file Form 1040. Most people must file a federal income tax return if any of the following applied during the 2018 calendar year:

  • Status is Married Filing Separately.
  • Unreported income subject to Social Security and Medicare tax.
  • Unearned income exceeds $1,050 (varies by status).
  • Gross income exceeds $12,000 (varies by status).
  • Business income or loss, self-employed, LLC, etc.
  • Capital gain or loss, other gains or losses.
  • Farm or fisherman income or loss.
  • Rental, royalty, partnership, S corporation, or trust income.
  • Received alimony income or paid alimony.
  • Owe household employment taxes.
  • Recapture taxes and advance payments.
  • Foreign taxes and credits to claim.

Read the Filing Requirements section of the Form 1040 instructions booklet, page 9, to determine if you have to file.

All US resident individual taxpayers will file Form 1040 this year, including those who previously filed Form 1040EZ and Form 1040A. If you think you might need to file a US Nonresident Income Tax Return instead, read the first few pages of the Form 1040NR Instructions booklet.

2018 1040 Form And 1040 Instructions

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

1040 Form
1040 Instructions
1040 Tax Table

New Form 1040 Schedules starting 2018:
Schedule 1 - Additional Income and Adjustments to Income
Schedule 2 - Tax
Schedule 3 - Nonrefundable Credits
Schedule 4 - Other Taxes
Schedule 5 - Other Payments and Refundable Credits
Schedule 6 - Foreign Address and Third Party Designee

Form 1040 Schedules and instructions you may need:
Schedule A Instructions - Itemized Deductions
Schedule B Instructions - Interest and Ordinary Dividends
Schedule C Instructions - Profit or Loss From Business
Schedule C-EZ - Net Profit From Business
Schedule D Instructions - Capital Gains and Losses
Schedule E Instructions - Supplemental Income and Loss
Schedule EIC - Earned Income Credit (EIC) Qualifying Child
Schedule F Instructions - Profit or Loss From Farming
Schedule H Instructions - Household Employment Taxes
Schedule J Instructions - Averaging for Farmers and Fishermen
Schedule R Instructions - Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled
Schedule SE Instructions - Self Employment Tax
Schedule 8812 Instructions - Child Tax Credit

Payment related 1040 forms and instructions:
1040ES - 2019 Estimated Tax
1040V - 2018 Payment Voucher
4868 - Application for Extension of Time To File
8379 Instructions - Injured Spouse Allocation
8888 - Allocation of Refund (Bond, Direct Deposit, Check)
9465 Instructions - Installment Agreement Request

Supporting Form 1040 tax forms and instructions for Households:
2441 Instructions - Child and Dependent Care Expenses
3903 Instructions - Moving Expenses
4137 - Social Security and Medicare Tax on Unreported Tip Income
8834 - Qualified Electric Vehicle Credit
8839 Instructions - Qualified Adoption Expenses
8853 Instructions - Archer MSA and Long-Term Care Insurance
8862 Instructions - Claim Earned Income Credit (EIC) After Disallowance
8863 Instructions - Education Credits (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 Form 1040 tax forms and instructions for Business, Employee, Farming:
2106 Instructions - Employee Business Expenses
2210 Instructions - Underpayment of Estimated Tax
4562 Instructions - Depreciation and Amortization
8829 Instructions - Expenses for Business Use of Your Home

Supporting Form 1040 tax forms and instructions for Real Estate, Investing, Other:
4952 - Investment Interest Expense Deduction
4972 - Tax on Lump-Sum Distributions
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 - Parents' Election To Report Child's Interest and Dividends
8815 - Exclusion of Interest From Series EE and I US Savings Bonds
8949 Instructions - Sales and Other Dispositions of Capital Assets
8960 Instructions - Net Investment Income Tax

IRS Form 1040 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

List of all 1040 tax forms, instructions, and pubs in PDF format.

Form 1040 instructions booklet includes:
2018 Earned Income Credit (EIC) Table
2018 Form 1040 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

Form 1040 and the Form 1040 Instructions booklet are generally updated in December of each year by the IRS. If updated, the 2018 tax year PDF file will display, the prior tax year 2017 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 IRS Tax Forms, Form 1040 Schedules, and Instructions

The printable IRS 2018 1040 Form and 2018 1040 Instructions booklet links above are a quick reference for those looking to print just this one common group of federal tax forms. Even more printable federal income tax forms, supporting schedules, instructions booklet, and tax tables are grouped by year on our pages below:

2018 Tax Forms
2017 Tax Forms
2016 Tax Forms
2015 Tax Forms
2014 Tax Forms

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Last updated: January 11, 2019