If you prefer to file your taxes by hand or simply want to see the forms before you load tax preparation software onto your computer, you can use this page to access downloadable tax forms to file your 2009 return. Most of the forms are current, but in some cases the IRS has not yet released the 2009 document. Please check back periodically for the latest documents. As the IRS makes the 2009 versions available, they will be downloadable here.
To download most of the forms, you will need to install a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader. Forms that are linked in the tables below lead you to downloadable files. The IRS offers additional downloadable forms on its Web site.
• Primary forms for individuals
• Forms for individuals claiming deductions
• Forms for businesses
• Most popular IRS publications
Which individual forms to use for tax liabilities
|Farmer or fisherman||Income tax||1040-ES, 2009 payment No. 4 due Jan. 15, 2010.
1040-ES, 2010 payment No. 1 due April 15, 2010; IRS should update this link to 2010 form following the final 2009 ES due date.
|Earning tips||Income tax||1244|
|Executor of trusts or estates||Estimated tax||1041-ES|
|Income tax return||1041|
|Late filer||Income tax||4868 for tax due in April.|
|Individual||Income tax||1040, 1040A or 1040EZ; late changes to tax law, especially the alternative minimum tax, could require special filing procedures, so check periodically with Bankrate.com and the IRS for details.|
|Independent contractor||Estimated tax||1040-ES, 2009 payment No. 4 due Jan. 15, 2010.
1040-ES, 2010 payment No. 1 due April 15, 2009; IRS should update this link to 2010 form following the final 2009 ES due date.
|Self-employment tax||Schedule SE|
|Hiring a household employee||Employment taxes||Schedule H (with 1040)|
|Reporting wage compensation or nonwage compensation||W-2, 2008 version|
1099-MISC, 2008 version