2023 Form 1040 General Instructions

The 2023 Federal Form 1040 General Instructions provide comprehensive guidance for individual taxpayers on how to complete Form 1040, the U.S. Individual Income Tax Return. These instructions are designed to assist taxpayers in understanding the various sections of Form 1040, including how to report income, claim deductions, and calculate tax liabilities.

The general instructions cover a wide range of topics, such as who should file Form 1040, which form to use (Form 1040, 1040-SR, etc.), how to report different types of income (wages, interest, dividends, etc.), how to claim tax credits and deductions, and how to calculate the final tax amount or refund.

Additionally, the instructions provide information on changes in tax laws, eligibility for certain credits and deductions, and any special considerations for the tax year 2023.

For the current year's Form 1040 Instructions click here.