IRS Remodels the 1040 for 2019

The IRS is reducing the number of schedules and improving the form to make it less confusing.

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As a new 1040 form tailored to seniors makes its debut, the regular 1040 is getting remodeled for 2019.

After the 1040's major overhaul last year to take into account tax reform, some taxpayers told the IRS that they found the redesigned forms confusing. In response, the agency is attempting to improve the 1040 with a variety of tweaks. An overview of expected changes was presented at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum in National Harbor, Md., in early July.

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Rachel L. Sheedy
Editor, Kiplinger's Retirement Report