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Instructions for Form 1040-EZ
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Income (Lines 1–6)(p10)

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Rounding Off to Whole Dollars(p10)

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You can round off cents to whole dollars on your return. If you do round to whole dollars, you must round all amounts. To round, drop amounts under 50 cents and increase amounts from 50 to 99 cents to the next dollar. For example, $1.39 becomes $1 and $2.50 becomes $3.
If you have to add two or more amounts to figure the amount to enter on a line, include cents when adding the amounts and round off only the total.

Example.(p10)

You received two Forms W-2, one showing wages of $5,009.55 and one showing wages of $8,760.73. On Form 1040EZ, line 1, you would enter $13,770 ($5,009.55 + $8,760.73 = $13,770.28).

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Refunds of State or Local Income Taxes(p10)

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If you received a refund, credit, or offset of state or local income taxes in 2011, you may receive a Form 1099-G.
For the year the tax was paid to the state or other taxing authority, did you file Form 1040EZ or 1040A?
box Yes.None of your refund is taxable.
box No.You may have to report part or all of the refund as income on Form 1040 for 2011.
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Social Security Benefits(p10)

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You should receive a Form SSA-1099 or Form RRB-1099. These forms will show the total social security and equivalent railroad retirement benefits paid to you in 2011 and the amount of any benefits you repaid in 2011. Use the Worksheet To See if Any of Your Social Security Benefits Are Taxable in these instructions to see if any of your benefits are taxable. If they are, you must use Form 1040A or 1040. For more details, see Pub. 915.
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Nevada, Washington, and California domestic partners(p10)

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A registered domestic partner in Nevada, Washington, or California (or a person in California who is married to a person of the same sex) generally must report half the combined community income of the individual and his or her domestic partner (or California same-sex spouse). See Pub. 555 and the recent developments at www.irs.gov/pub555.