The Internal Revenue Service offers IRS Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, on its website, IRS.gov. The form is available by clicking "Forms & Pubs" from the tabs on the home page, and then scrolling down to the "Individual" section on the page and clicking on the form. The website offers the form in PDF format, and it also offers the instructions for Form 1040 in HTML format along with schedules for the form, according to the IRS website.
In addition to the printable Form 1040 the website, the IRS offers taxpayers the ability to order forms and publications, including Form 1040, and have them delivered via mail, notes the IRS website. To order forms and publications, taxpayers should click on the "Forms & Pubs" tab and then on the link titled "Order Forms & Pubs." There is no cost for the forms or shipping.