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What is the correct IRS mailing address and process for filing the 1040EZ tax form?

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The correct mailing address for Form 1040EZ depends on the state of the taxpayer's residence and if a payment is being mailed with the return, explains the Internal Revenue Service. The process for filing requires a taxpayer to not have any dependents and only report certain income.

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The IRS website has a listing of mailing addresses broken down by state, and then broken down by whether a payment is being sent with the return, according to the IRS. When determining whether to file Form 1040EZ, the taxpayer needs to determine the type of income he is reporting. Form 1040EZ is limited to reporting only wages, tips, taxable interest of $1,500 or less and Alaska permanent fund dividends. Unemployment compensation is also allowed on Form 1040EZ, reports TurboTax.

Taxpayers must be single or married filing jointly with no dependents. Taxpayers who file head of household cannot file Form 1040EZ. The only tax credits that can be taken on Form 1040EZ are the making work pay tax credit or the earned income credit. Once the taxpayer adds up all payments and credits, he then determines the amount of tax he owes for his filing status and taxable income and sends a payment if necessary, explains TurboTax.

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