Tax Document Checklist

Godfrey & Associates

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Certified Public Accountants

1804 Lafayette Ave, St Louis, MO 63104                Office: (314) 772-2883                 Fax: (314) 255-2214

2010-2017 Godfrey & Associates

1804 Lafayette Ave

St Louis, MO 63104

 

Office: (314) 772-2883

Fax: (314) 255-2214

Email: john@godfrey-cpa.com

 

Category

Documents

 

 

 

*NEW started in 2016: Please provide the copies of driver's licenses to E-file

 

 

 

*If you are new client: Please provide previous tax return

 

 

 

 

Personal Data

 

 

Social Security Numbers (including spouse and dependents)

 

 

Dates of Birth (including spouse and depdendents)

 

 

Driver's License (including spouse and dependents)

Copies of New Driver's Licenses

 

Dependent status & relationships with taxpayer

 

 

Alimony paid

Social Security Number of recipient

 

Child care provider

Name, address and tax I.D. or SS#

 

 

 

Employment Income

 

 

Wages:

W-2 forms

 

Pensions and annuities:

Forms 1099-R, Form CSA-1099-R

 

 

Form CSF-1099R, Form RRB-1099-R

 

Social Security/RR1 benefits:

Form SSA-1099, RRB-1099

 

 

 

Investment Income

 

 

Interest income statements:

Form 1099-INT & 1099-OID

 

Dividend income statements:

Form 1099-DIV

 

Proceeds from broker transactions:

Form 1099-B

 

Retirement plan distribution(IRA):

Form 1099-R

 

 

 

Other Income

 

 

Partnership, S Corporation, & trust income:

Schedules K-1

 

Alimony received

Amount

 

State and local income tax refunds

Forms 1099-G

 

Unemployment compensation

Forms 1099-G

 

Prizes and awards

Forms 1099-G

 

Gambling and lottery winning

Forms W-2G, Forms 1099-MISC

 

Education Program Distributions

Forms 1099-Q

 

Health Savings Accounts Distribution

Forms 1099-SA

 

Income from the Cancellation of Debt

Forms 1099-C, Form 1099-A

 

Jury duty pay

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Scholarships and fellowships

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Misc income

Forms 1099-MISC, Records, or Amounts

 

 

 

Education

 

 

Student's grade

 

 

Student Loan Interest

Forms 1098-E, Records, or Amounts

 

Tuition and Fees

Forms 1098-T, Records, or Amounts

 

Courses related materials, room & board costs

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

 

 

Homeowner

 

 

Residential address(es) for this year

 

 

Mortgage interest paid

Forms 1098, Records, or Amounts

 

Sale of your home or other real estate:

Form 1099-S

 

Real estate taxes paid

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Moving expenses

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

 

 

Automobiles

 

 

Personal property tax information

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

 

 

Medical

 

 

Medical Insurance

Form 1095, Records, or Amounts

 

Long-Term Care Insurance

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Records to document medical expenses

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Medical Miles Driven

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Medical Savings Accounts contributions

Forms 5498-SA

 

 

 

Unreimbursed employment expenses

 

 

IRA, Keogh and other retirement plan contributions

Forms 5498, Records, or Amounts

 

Business travel, meal, uniforms, union dues, subscriptions

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Business Mileage

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Job-related education expenses

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Job-hunting expenses

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

 

 

Misc Expenses

 

 

Records to document casualty or theft losses

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Gifts to charity (Cash, Noncash, Mileage)

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Investment expenses

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Gambling loss

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Tax return preparation expenses and fees

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Educator Expenses

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Alimony paid

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Child care expenses

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Adoption expenses

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Residential energy saving expenses

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

 

 

Self-employment Data (Schedule C)

 

 

Business Name, Type, Owner, Address

 

 

Self-Employed Business Income

Forms 1099-MISC, Records, or Amounts

 

Vehicle mileage and expenses:

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Home office expenses:

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Self-Employed Health Insurance

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Business-related expenses:

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Farm-related expenses (Schedule F):

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

 

 

Rent & Royalty Data (Schedule E)

 

 

Property Address, Type, Owner

 

 

Rental Income

Forms 1099-MISC, Records, or Amounts

 

Royalty Income

Forms 1099-MISC, Records, or Amounts

 

Rental Expenses

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Royalty Expenses

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

 

 

Miscellaneous Tax Documents

 

 

Records for sales of property that may be taxable

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

Records for any other expenditures that may be deductible

Statements, Records, or Amounts

 

 

 

Tax Payments

 

 

Federal, state & local estimated income tax paid for tax year

Payment Records