A tax return is the tax form on which one files income taxes with the Internal Revenue Service, explains Investopedia. The term "tax return" can also refer to the process by which the government refunds excess taxes, alt... More » Business & Finance Taxes

Use Form 1040X to change a previously filed Form 1040A, 1040, 1040NR, 1040EZ or 1040NR-EZ, says the IRS. Make sure to check the correct box for the year you are amending, and file a paper form rather than an electronic f... More » Business & Finance Taxes Income Tax

You can file tax returns either with the help of a tax preparer or as a solo effort. A certified tax preparer is likely to pick up any errors to prevent possible audits and can point out possible deductions that could ma... More » Business & Finance Taxes
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Use Form 4868 to obtain a six-month extension for filing taxes by filing the form by the due date for your calendar year tax return or fiscal year return, explains the Internal Revenue Service. You are, however, not gran... More » Business & Finance Taxes

Qualified Pennsylvania residents file a PA-40 tax return to pay their yearly state income taxes, reports Taxhow. Such residents have to use a PA-40 form to file their taxes whether they earned their income in state or ou... More » Business & Finance Taxes

While a U.S. citizen who earns no income is not required to file a federal tax return, submitting a return voluntarily may qualify him for tax credits, states the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS provides an online calc... More » Business & Finance Taxes

To file an estimated quarterly tax return, a taxpayer needs to know his expected income, deductions and credits for the year and submit Internal Revenue Service Form 1040-ES on the four deadline dates the IRS has establi... More » Business & Finance Taxes