Form 1040

Form 1040
The form that most U.S. taxpayers must fill out to file their income tax returns.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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  • 1040 form — noun count a form used by people in the U.S. when they are calculating how much tax they have to pay on the money that they have earned …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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