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masterl21
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Can I change from 1040 to 1040A

 
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bluedeb
Level 15

Can I change from 1040 to 1040A

@masterl21  There only a 1040 form or a 1040-SR form, enter your information and the program will put your information on the correct form.  

 

You can file with TurboTax Free Edition
if you have a simple tax return.*

 

*A simple tax return is Form 1040 only OR Form 1040 + Unemployment Income. Situations covered in TurboTax Free Edition include:
  • W-2 income
  • Limited interest and dividend income reported on a 1099-INT or 1099-DIV
  • Claiming the standard deduction
  • Earned Income Tax Credit (EIC)
  • Child tax credits
  • Unemployment income reported on a 1099-G
Situations not covered in TurboTax Free
Edition include:

  • Itemized deductions
  • Business or 1099-NEC income
  • Stock sales
  • Rental property income
  • Credits, deductions and income reported on schedules 1-3, such as the Student Loan
    Interest Deduction

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HelenC12
Expert Alumni

Can I change from 1040 to 1040A

No. Form 1040A no longer exists. For Tax year 2018 and later, you will no longer use Form 1040-A, but instead use the Form 1040 or Form 1040-SR.

 

To use the TurboTax Free Edition, which is an online-only product that supports simple tax returns that can be filed on Form 1040 without any attached schedules. 

 

Simple tax situations covered in TurboTax Free Edition:

 

  • W-2 income
  • Unemployment income
  • Limited interest and dividend income reported on a 1099-INT or 1099-DIV
  • Claiming the standard deduction
  • Earned Income Tax Credit (EIC)
  • Child tax credits

 

 

Situations not covered in TurboTax Free Edition include:

  • Itemized deductions
  • Business or 1099-MISC income
  • Stock sales
  • Rental property income
  • Credits, deductions, and income reported on schedules 1–3, such as the Student Loan Interest Deduction.

You may be eligible for the TurboTax IRS Free File Program delivered by TurboTax: For the qualifications and to switch, see How do I switch to IRS Free File Program delivered by TurboTax?

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bluedeb
Level 15

Can I change from 1040 to 1040A

@masterl21  There only a 1040 form or a 1040-SR form, enter your information and the program will put your information on the correct form.  

 

You can file with TurboTax Free Edition
if you have a simple tax return.*

 

*A simple tax return is Form 1040 only OR Form 1040 + Unemployment Income. Situations covered in TurboTax Free Edition include:
  • W-2 income
  • Limited interest and dividend income reported on a 1099-INT or 1099-DIV
  • Claiming the standard deduction
  • Earned Income Tax Credit (EIC)
  • Child tax credits
  • Unemployment income reported on a 1099-G
Situations not covered in TurboTax Free
Edition include:

  • Itemized deductions
  • Business or 1099-NEC income
  • Stock sales
  • Rental property income
  • Credits, deductions and income reported on schedules 1-3, such as the Student Loan
    Interest Deduction
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