Most 2018 IRS Form Instructions Booklet Have Been Published

The IRS has publish most of their personal income tax form instructions booklet as of January 9, 2019 including the instructions for all Form 1040 Schedules A through SE. The bulk of the IRS personal income tax instructions booklet that we track are published during the month of December. The remaining unpublished Nonresident, Puerto Rico and Amended instructions booklet generally publish by the third week of January.

The printable IRS tax form instructions booklet links found on our website will usually update within 48 hours after the booklets are published. We recommend that you test these links no more than twice per week, each Tuesday and Friday afternoon for example.

The following easy and short IRS income tax forms have been discontinued by the IRS for the 2018 - 2019 income tax preparation season. You can of course still use the IRS easy and short forms to file prior year income tax returns.

The following Nonresident, Puerto Rico, and Amended income tax forms have NOT been published for the 2018 - 2019 income tax preparation season. These forms and instructions are generally published during the third week of January. Residents of Puerto Rico can alternatively file Form 1040-SS instead if they don't want to wait.

The following IRS income tax form instruction booklets have been published for the 2018 - 2019 income tax preparation season and are ready for use.

Use the tax form instructions booklet links above to view the list of published 2018 federal income tax forms and instructions. When printing income tax instruction booklets from our website, please ensure that each form displays the correct tax year. That's 2018 for all current year federal income tax forms and instruction booklets. For prior year IRS forms please visit our 2017 1040 Form and 2016 1040 Form pages.

Last updated: January 9, 2019

Filed Under: income tax