To print copies of a previous year's 1040-EZ federal tax form, select the hyperlink to the appropriate PDF and then click the print icon on the document, according to the Internal Revenue Service. These forms can be accessed by navigating to IRS.gov, selecting the "Forms & Pubs" heading, then choosing the "Prior Years" tab, and clicking on "Find All Prior Year Forms & Pubs." From there, enter "Form 1040-EZ" in the search box and submit to bring up a list of available documents.
The IRS website lists products in descending order of the revision date, with the most recent products first. As of April 2015, the search returns 36 files. Click on the blue hyperlink along the left side of the Web page for revision dates 2011 and 2012 to open PDF versions of each tax form.
Once you open the PDF of each form, a printer icon appears in the lower-right corner next to a row of other icons, notes Adobe. Click the Print button that appears in the upper-left corner of the document after you view the PDF.
IRS.gov sorts products alphabetically by product number, according to the instructions for Prior Year Forms and Publications. Sort the list by any of three columns, such as Product Number, Title and Revision Year.