1040-SS US Self-Employment Tax Return
Printable Tax Form And Instructions 2018, 2017, 2016
Form 1040-SS is for residents of the US Virgin Islands (USVI), Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (PR) who are not required to file a United States (US) Form 1040, Form 1040A, or Form 1040EZ income tax return. Form 1040-SS is generally used to report and pay self-employment income tax to the US. Furthermore, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will use this information to calculate any future benefits available to you under the US social security program.
The 1040-SS form and instructions booklet are in English. If you are a resident of Puerto Rico and need the Spanish form and instructions booklet see Form 1040-PR.
File Form 1040-SS if you meet these requirements:
- You or spouse had self-employment income of $400 or more.
- You are not required to file Form 1040, Form 1040A, Form 1040EZ.
- You are a resident of the US Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, or Puerto Rico.
Read the 2018 1040-SS instructions booklet to determine if you need to file. Take care not to confuse Form 1040-SS with similarly titled forms such as 1040 ES, Schedule SE, or Schedule C, all three of which are commonly filed by Self-Employed taxpayers residing within the United States.
1040-SS Form And 1040-SS Instructions
Click any of the federal IRS 1040-SS tax form 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.
IRS 1040-SS tax forms and instructions booklet are generally updated in December of each year. 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 instruction books following in early January due to last minute legislative changes.
More 1040-SS Tax Forms, Schedules, Worksheets, Tax Tables, And Instructions Booklet
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Last updated: January 30, 2019