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Day 4: Find your form
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Day 4: Find your form

Today we find the tax form that's right for you.

Even if you use tax software to fill out your return, it's a good idea to know where your information will end up.

The IRS offers three main tax forms: 1040EZ, 1040A and 1040. It may be tempting to use the simplest one, the 1040EZ, but other two offer many more tax break opportunities.

Once you've made your choice, check it out to see exactly where the information you've gathered will go. If an attachment is required, it will be noted on the tax return.

For example, if you opted for the long 1040 return, you'll likely need:

Check out Bankrate's 1040EZ tax form calculator to see what you can expect if you use this form.

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