The instructions booklet for 2014 Form 1040 is 104 pages long, not including the form itself. The form and instructions are available in both HTML and PDF versions on the IRS website. Forms and instructions are also available in print form via mail by calling the IRS.
The instructions include a What’s New section to give taxpayers an overview of tax law changes since the previous tax year. They also include information on filing requirements and line instructions for Form 1040. Tax tables, general information on avoiding common mistakes and information about special tax situations, including innocent spouse relief and amended returns, are also provided in the instructions for Form 1040.