The 1040A form is not included in the IRS 1040A instruction booklet as of 2015. Taxpayers can download a PDF of the 1040A form from the IRS website.
The 1040A instruction booklet contains information on changes to the tax law, filing requirements and instructions for filling in each section of the form. As part of the line-by-line instructions, the booklet includes worksheets to calculate entries for items such as Social Security benefits, student loan interest deductions, capital gains and dependent deductions.
The 1040A is an individual income tax form that is shorter than Form 1040. Consumers can download the form or the instructions by going to the IRS website, clicking on Forms & Pubs and choosing the link to either the form or the instructions.