Need help with a specific tax issue? A good resource for answers are the official IRS Publications. The IRS publications provide easy-to-follow explanations of common tax questions and tax issues that are faced by American taxpayers.

IRS Publication # IRS Publication Name
Publication 1

Your Rights as a Taxpayer

Derechos del Contribuyente

Publication 3 Armed Forces' Tax Guide
Publication 5 Your Appeal Rights and How To Prepare a Protest If You Don't Agree
Publication 17

Your Federal Income Tax

El Impuesto Federal sobre los Ingresos

Publication 54 Tax Guide for U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad
Publication 225 Farmer's Tax Guide
Publication 334 Tax Guide for Small Business
Publication 463 Travel, Entertainment, Gift, and Car Expenses
Publication 501 Exemptions, Standard Deduction and Filing Information
Publication 502 Medical and Dental Expenses
Publication 503 Child and Dependent Care Expenses
Publication 504 Divorced or Separated Individuals
Publication 505 Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax
Publication 510 Excise Taxes
Publication 514 Foreign Tax Credit for Individuals
Publication 515 Withholding of Tax on Nonresident Aliens and Foreign Entities
Publication 516 U.S. Government Civilian Employees Stationed Abroad
Publication 517 Social Security and Other Information for Members of the Clergy and Religious Workers
Publication 519 U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens
Publication 521 Moving Expenses
Publication 523 Selling Your Home
Publication 524 Credit for the Elderly or Disabled
Publication 525 Taxable and Nontaxable Income
Publication 526 Charitable Contributions
Publication 527 Residential Rental Property
Publication 529 Miscellaneous Deductions
Publication 530 Tax Information for First-time Homeowners
Publication 531 Reporting Tip Income
Publication 534 Depreciating Property Placed in Service Before 1987
Publication 535 Business Expenses
Publication 536 Net Operating Losses
Publication 537 Installment Sales
Publication 538 Accounting Periods and Methods
Publication 541 Tax Information on Partnerships
Publication 542 Tax Information on Corporations
Publication 544 Sales and Other Dispositions of Assets
Publication 547 Casualties, Disasters, and Thefts
Publication 550 Investment Income and Expenses
Publication 551 Basis of Assets
Publication 554 Older Americans' Tax Guide
Publication 555 Community Property
Publication 556 Examination of Returns, Appeal Rights, and Claims for Refund
Publication 557 Tax-Exempt Status for Your Organization
Publication 559 Survivors, Executors and Administrators
Publication 560 Retirement Plans for Small Business
Publication 561 Determining the Value of Donated Property
Publication 570 Tax Guide for Individuals with Income from U.S. Possessions
Publication 571 Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plans - 403(b) plans
Publication 575 Pension and Annuity Income
Publication 583

Starting a Business and Keeping Records

Registro de Pérdidas Por Hechos Fortuitos (Imprevistos), Desastres y Robos (Propiedad de Uso Personal)

Publication 584 Casualty, Disaster and Theft Loss Workbook (Personal-Use Property)
Publication 584-B Business Casualty, Disaster and Theft Loss Workbook
Publication 587 Business Use of Your Home
Publication 590 Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs)
Publication 594 The IRS Collection Process
Publication 596

Earned Income Credit (EIC)

Crédito por Ingreso del Trabajo

Publication 597 Information on the U.S.-Canada Income Tax Treaty
Publication 721 Tax Guide to U.S. Civil Service Retirement Benefits
Publication 901 U.S. Tax Treaties
Publication 907 Tax Highlights for Persons with Disabilities
Publication 908 Bankruptcy Tax Guide
Publication 915 Social Security and Equivalent Railroad Retirement Benefits
Publication 925 Passive Activity and At-Risk Rules
Publication 926 Household Employer's Tax Guide
Publication 929 Tax Rules for Children and Dependents
Publication 936 Home Mortgage Interest Deduction
Publication 938 Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduits (REMICs) Reporting Information
Publication 939 General Rule for Pensions and Annuities
Publication 946 How To Depreciate Property
Publication 969 Health Savings Accounts & Tax-Favored Health Plans
Publication 970 Tax Benefits for Education
Publication 971 Innocent Spouse Relief
Publication 972 Child Tax Credit
Publication 1212 Guide to Original Issue Discount (OID) Instruments
Publication 1546 The Taxpayer Advocate Service of the IRS
Publication 1635 Understanding Your EIN Employer Identification Number
Publication 1660 Collection Appeal Rights (for Liens, Levies, and Seizures)
Publication 1779 Independent Contractor or Employee...
Publication 1915

Understanding Your Individual Taxpayer Identification Number ITIN

Entendiendo su Número de Identificación Personal del Contribuyente (ITIN)

Publication 1932 How To Make Correct Federal Tax Deposits
Publication 2105 Why Do I Have to Pay Taxes?
Publication 3148 Tips on Tips (A Guide to Tip Income Reporting) for Employees
Publication 3402 Tax Issues for Limited Liability Companies
Publication 3598 The Audit Reconsideration Process
Publication 3605 Fast Track Mediation - A Process for Prompt Resolution of Tax Issues
Publication 4128 Tax Impact of Job Loss
Publication 4221-PC Compliance Guide for 501(c)(3) Public Charities
Publication 4221-PF Compliance Guide for 501(c)(3) Private Foundations
Publication 4681 Canceled Debts, Foreclosures, Repossessions, and Abandonments
Publication 5120

Facts of the Premium Tax Credit

Hechos sobre el Crédito Tributario de Prima

Publication 5152 Report Changes to the Marketplace As They Happen
Publication 5156 Facts about the Individual Shared Responsibility Provision
Publication 5172 Facts about Health Coverage Exemptions
Publication 5187 Health Care Law: What’s New for Individuals & Families
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Upcoming Tax Dates

April 10 Employees who work for tips
If you received $20 or more in tips during March, report them to your employer. You can use Form 4070.

April 10 Communications and air transportation taxes under the alternative method
Deposit the tax included in amounts billed or tickets sold during the first 15 days of March.

April 14 Regular method taxes
Deposit the tax for the last 16 days of March.

April 15 Individuals
File a 2014 income tax return (Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ) and pay any tax due. If you want an automatic 6 month extension of time to file the return, file Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return. For more information, see Form 4868. Then, file Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ by October 15.

April 15 Individuals
If you are not paying your 2015 income tax through withholding (or will not pay in enough tax during the year that way), pay the first installment of your 2015 estimated tax. Use Form 1040ES.

April 15 Household Employers
If you paid cash wages of $1,800 or more in 2014 to a household employee, you must file Schedule H - Details

April 15 Partnerships
File a 2014 calendar year return (Form 1065) - Details

April 15 Partnerships
Electing large partnerships: File a 2014 calendar year return (Form 1065-B) - Details

April 15 Corporations
Deposit the first installment of estimated income tax for 2015 - Details

April 15 Social security, Medicare, and withheld income tax
If the monthly deposit rule applies, deposit the tax for payments in March.

April 15 Nonpayroll withholding
If the monthly deposit rule applies, deposit the tax for payments in March.

April 15 Household employers
If you paid cash wages of $1,900 or more in 2014 to a household employee, you must file Schedule H (Form 1040). If you are required to file a federal income tax return (Form 1040), file Schedule H (Form 1040) with the return and report any household employment taxes. Report any federal unemployment (FUTA) tax on Schedule H (Form 1040) if you paid total cash wages of $1,000 or more in any calendar quarter of 2013 or 2014 to household employees. Also, report any income tax you withheld for your household employees.

April 27 Communications and air transportation taxes under the alternative method
Deposit the tax included in amounts billed or tickets sold during the last 16 days of March.

April 29 Regular method taxes
Deposit the tax for the first 15 days of April.

April 30 Social security, Medicare, and withheld income tax
File Form 941 for the first quarter of 2015. Deposit or pay any undeposited tax under the accuracy of deposit rules. If your tax liability is less than $2,500, you can pay it in full with a timely filed return. If you deposited the tax for the quarter timely, properly, and in full, you have until May 11 to file the return.

April 30 Federal unemployment tax.
Deposit the tax owed through March if more than $500.

April 30 Form 720 taxes
File Form 720 for the first quarter of 2015.

April 30 Wagering tax
File Form 730 and pay the tax on wagers accepted during March.

April 30 Heavy highway vehicle use tax
File Form 2290 and pay the tax for vehicles first used in March.

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