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IA 1040 Expanded Instructions

Expanded Instructions User Guide

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Line Title Step Step Subject
Who Must File?
Before You Begin Step 1 Name and Address
Filing Status Step 2 Filing Status
Exemption Credits Step 3 Exemption Credits
Reportable Social Security Benefits Step 4 Reportable Social Security Benefits
1 Wages, Salaries, Tips, Etc. Step 5 Gross Income
2 Taxable Interest Income Step 5 Gross Income
3 Ordinary Dividend Income Step 5 Gross Income
4 Alimony Received Step 5 Gross Income
5 Business Income / (Loss) Step 5 Gross Income
6 Capital Gain / (Loss) Step 5 Gross Income
7 Other Gains / (Losses) Step 5 Gross Income
9 Taxable Pensions and Annuities Step 5 Gross Income
10 Rents, Royalties, Partnerships, Estates, Etc. Step 5 Gross Income
11 Farm Income / (Loss) Step 5 Gross Income
12 Unemployment Compensation Step 5 Gross Income
13 Gambling Winnings Step 5 Gross Income
14 Other Income, Bonus Depreciation / Section 179 Adjustment Step 5 Gross Income
15 Gross Income Step 5 Gross Income
16 Payments to an IRA, Keogh, or SEP Step 6 Adjustments to Income
17 Deductible Part of Self-Employment Tax Step 6 Adjustments to Income
18 Health Insurance Premium Step 6 Adjustments to Income
19 Penalty on Early Withdrawal of Savings Step 6 Adjustments to Income
20 Alimony Paid Step 6 Adjustments to Income
21 Pension / Retirement Income Exclusion Step 6 Adjustments to Income
22 Moving Expense Deduction Step 6 Adjustments to Income
23 Iowa Capital Gain Deduction for Certain Business/Farm Assets/ESOP Stock Only Step 6 Adjustments to Income
24 Other Adjustments Step 6 Adjustments to Income
25 Total Adjustments Step 6 Adjustments to Income
26 Net Income Step 6 Adjustments to Income
27 Federal Income Tax Refund / Overpayment Received in 2017 Step 7 Federal Tax Addition and Deduction
28 Self-Employment / Household Employment / Other Federal Taxes Step 7 Federal Tax Addition and Deduction
29 Addition for Federal Taxes Step 7 Federal Tax Addition and Deduction
30 Total Step 7 Federal Tax Addition and Deduction
31 Federal Tax Withheld Step 7 Federal Tax Addition and Deduction
32 Federal Estimated Tax Payments Made in 2017 Step 7 Federal Tax Addition and Deduction
33 Additional Federal Tax Paid in 2017 for 2016 and Prior Years Step 7 Federal Tax Addition and Deduction
34 Deduction for Federal Taxes Step 7 Federal Tax Addition and Deduction
35 Balance Step 7 Federal Tax Addition and Deduction
36 Balance Step 8 Taxable Income
37 Deduction Step 8 Taxable Income
38 Taxable Income Step 8 Taxable Income
39 Tax - OR - Alternate Tax Step 9 Tax, Credits & Checkoff Contributions
40 Iowa Lump-sum Tax Step 9 Tax, Credits & Checkoff Contributions
41 Iowa Alternative Minimum Tax Step 9 Tax, Credits & Checkoff Contributions
42 Total Tax Step 9 Tax, Credits & Checkoff Contributions
43 Total Exemption Credits Amounts Step 9 Tax, Credits & Checkoff Contributions
44 Tuition and Textbook Credit (K-12 Only) Step 9 Tax, Credits & Checkoff Contributions
45 Volunteer Firefighter and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Personnel and Reserve Peace Officer Tax Credit Step 9 Tax, Credits & Checkoff Contributions
46 Total Credits Step 9 Tax, Credits & Checkoff Contributions

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