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Instructions for Form 1040-EZ
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What's New(p4)

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Future developments.(p4)
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For information about any additional changes to the 2011 tax law or any other developments affecting Form 1040EZ or its instructions, go to www.irs.gov/form1040EZ.
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Due date of return.(p4)
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File Form 1040EZ by April 17, 2012. The due date is April 17, instead of April 15, because April 15 is a Sunday and April 16 is the Emancipation Day holiday in the District of Columbia.
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Earned income credit (EIC).(p4)
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You may be able to take the EIC if you earned less than $13,660 ($18,740 if married filing jointly). See the instructions for lines 9a and 9b.
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Foreign financial assets.(p4)
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If you had foreign financial assets in 2011, you may have to file new Form 8938 with your return. If you have to file Form 8938, you must use Form 1040. You cannot use Form 1040EZ. Check www.irs.gov/form8938 for details.
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Expired tax benefit.(p4)
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The making work pay credit has expired. You cannot claim it on your 2011 return.
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Mailing your return.(p4)
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If you are filing a paper return, you may be mailing it to a different address this year because the IRS has changed the filing location for several areas. See Where Do You File? at the end of these instructions.