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ENTER YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER ON THE IA1040
To protect your privacy, your Social Security Number is not shown on the tax booklet or return. This means that you must enter your Social Security Number in the space provided on Step 1 of the return. (Note: If you have changed your name, be sure to notify the Social Security Administration and obtain a corrected card.)
If you are married, also enter your spouse's Social Security Number. Enter the Social Security Numbers in the same order as the names are shown.
FILING PERIOD. If your filing period is other than calendar year 2005, enter the beginning and ending dates of your fiscal tax year on the line provided above the name and address boxes on the return.
NAME AND MAILING ADDRESS. If your name or mailing address is incorrect, make the corrections directly on the tax return.
Spouses who have different last names should check "No" in the box after the question "Are your name, your spouse’s name, if applicable, and your address the same as on last year’s return?"
In addition, if the address is different, be sure to check "No." This is the only way the data input operators will know you have a change and will then make the change for your 2005 return.
CHANGE IN NAME OR ADDRESS. Check the correct box to indicate if your name and/or address is the same as on last year's return. If you have not moved or changed your name, but the information is incorrect, check "No" and we will correct it for next year.
COUNTY. If the number on the return is incorrect, enter the number of the county you lived in as of December 31, 2005. If you don't know your county number, click here.
SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER. The district to enter is the one in which you lived on December 31, 2005. This is not necessarily the district where your children attended school. Even if you do not have children, you must enter this number.
Your voter registration card is a good reference for your school district name.
A list of school districts by county can be found here. If the number on the return is not correct, make the correction directly on the tax return.
OCCUPATION. Examples are doctor, farmer, homemaker, laborer, military, student.