Filing IRS tax forms is considered a difficult task for most of the people. Taxes are collected by IRS from January to April and for this the tax payers need to fill out the 1040 tax forms. They show their deductions, income and credits through these forms. There is a need to be careful while filling out these forms as several exemptions and deductions need to be considered. If you are unable to pay tax, there is an option of paying in installments according to your income and it saves your from several penalties and interest payments. The tax filing status depends upon the marital status and the family income of the individual.
There are five options stating whether the individual is single, married but filing form separately, married and filing jointly, head of the family and filing by a widow(er) with children. This particular status affects the amount of deductions. The status of the individual will be single if he/she is not married or divorced. Joint return can be filed in case you are married. If the partner is dead and the spouse has not remarried then a joint return in the name of the dead spouse can be filed in joint return. For house hold option, the person should not marry again and have paid almost 50% cost of the home. There are some other conditions for the widower which should be met if you have children dependent on you.
The online filing of IRS tax forms has made it easier for many to file and submit these forms easily. It is a good way of filing the forms in a hassle free and timely manner. The returns are filed in an electronic way. This method saves a lot of time and now there is no need to worry about the deadlines of traditional method. After submitting, take prints so that you may have the proof as well.
The professional fees of filing the IRS tax forms can also be avoided with these online submissions. There is no chance of error in these systems and guides the users so that forms are submitted in a correct manner.