Instructions For 1040 Ez Form - Internal Revenue Service - 2005 Page 10


You do not claim any adjustments to income. Use TeleTax
DHL Express (DHL): DHL Same Day Service, DHL Next
topics 451-453 and 455-458 (see page 6).
Day 10:30 am, DHL Next Day 12:00 pm, DHL Next Day 3:00 pm,
and DHL 2nd Day Service.
The only tax credit you can claim is the earned income credit.
Use TeleTax topics 601-608 and 610 (see page 6).
Federal Express (FedEx): FedEx Priority Overnight, FedEx
Standard Overnight, FedEx 2Day, FedEx International Priority, and
You (and your spouse if filing a joint return) were under age
FedEx International First.
65 and not blind at the end of 2005. If you were born on January 1,
1941, you are considered to be age 65 at the end of 2005 and cannot
United Parcel Service (UPS): UPS Next Day Air, UPS Next
use Form 1040EZ.
Day Air Saver, UPS 2nd Day Air, UPS 2nd Day Air A.M., UPS
Worldwide Express Plus, and UPS Worldwide Express.
Your taxable income (line 6 of Form 1040EZ) is less than
The private delivery service can tell you how to get written proof
You had only wages, salaries, tips, taxable scholarship or fel-
of the mailing date.
lowship grants, unemployment compensation, or Alaska Permanent
Fund dividends, and your taxable interest was not over $1,500.
You did not receive any advance earned income credit pay-
Who Can Use Form 1040EZ?
You can use Form 1040EZ if all of the following apply.
You do not owe any household employment taxes on wages
you paid to a household employee. To find out who owes these
Your filing status is single or married filing jointly (see page
taxes, use TeleTax topic 756 (see page 6).
11). If you were a nonresident alien at any time in 2005, see Nonres-
ident aliens on page 11.
You do not claim any dependents.
Where To Report Certain Items From 2005 Forms W-2, 1098, and 1099
IRS e-file takes the guesswork out of preparing your return. You may also be eligible to use free online commercial tax preparation software to file
your federal income tax return. Visit for details.
If any federal income tax withheld is shown on these forms, include the tax withheld on Form 1040EZ, line 7.
Item and Box in Which It Should Appear
Where To Report on Form 1040EZ
Wages, tips, other compensation (box 1)
Line 1
Allocated tips (box 8)
See Tip income on page 12
Advance EIC payment (box 9)
Dependent care benefits (box 10)
Must file Form 1040A or 1040
Adoption benefits (box 12, code T)
Employer contributions to an Archer MSA
Must file Form 1040
(box 12, code R)
Employer contributions to a health savings account
Must file Form 1040 if required to file Form 8889 (see the instructions for
(box 12, code W)
Form 8889)
Income from nonqualified deferred compensation plan
Must file Form 1040
(box 12, code Z)
Gambling winnings (box 1)
Must file Form 1040
Student loan interest (box 1)
Must file Form 1040A or 1040 to deduct
Qualified tuition and related expenses (box 1)
Must file Form 1040A or 1040 to deduct or take a credit for the tuition and
related expenses
Canceled debt (box 2)
Must file Form 1040 if taxable (see the instructions on Form 1099-C)
Dividends and distributions
Must file Form 1040A or 1040
Unemployment compensation (box 1)
Line 3. But if you repaid any unemployment compensation in 2005, see the
instructions for line 3 on page 13
Interest income (box 1)
Line 2
Interest on U.S. savings bonds and Treasury obligations
See the instructions for line 2 on page 13
(box 3)
Early withdrawal penalty (box 2)
Must file Form 1040 to deduct
Foreign tax paid (box 6)
Must file Form 1040 to deduct or take a credit for the tax
Long-term care and accelerated death benefits
Must file Form 1040 if required to file Form 8853 (see the instructions for
Form 8853)
Miscellaneous income
Must file Form 1040
Original issue discount (box 1)
See the instructions on Form 1099-OID
Other periodic interest (box 2)
Early withdrawal penalty (box 3)
Must file Form 1040 to deduct
Qualified education program payments
Must file Form 1040
Distributions from pensions, annuities, IRAs, etc.
Must file Form 1040A or 1040
Distributions from HSAs and MSAs*
Must file Form 1040
*This includes distributions from Archer and Medicare Advantage MSAs.
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