Some IRS forms key to truckers' businesses still not available

| Friday, January 20, 2006

Officials with the Internal Revenue Service have announced that e-file availability for some 2005 tax forms has been delayed because of changes in tax law.

The forms will be unavailable for e-file until the end of January. Affected taxpayers can file on paper, but the IRS announcement noted that waiting until the end of the month to e-file will still generally result in a faster refund. The affected forms are:

  • Form 982, Reduction of Tax Attributes Due to Discharge of Indebtedness;
  • Form 3468, Investment Credit;
  • Form 3800, General Business Credit;
  • From 5884-A, Credits for Employers Affected by Hurricane Katrina, Rita, or Wilma;
  • Form 8271, Investor Reporting of Tax Shelter Registration Number;
  • Form 8379, Injured Spouse Allocation;
  • Form 8606, Nondeductible IRAs;
  • Form 8611, Recapture of Low Income Housing Credit;
  • Form 8863, Education Credits (Hope and Lifetime Learning Credits);
  • Form 8864, Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel Fuels Credit;
  • Form 8886, Reportable Transaction Disclosure Statement;
  • Form 8896, Low Sulphur Diesel Fuel Production Credit; and
  • Form 8915, Qualified Hurricane Retirement Plan Distributions and Repayments.

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