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Highlights for the 2017 Electronic Form IL-1040

More than 5.2 MILLION taxpayers chose an electronic method to file their 2016 Form IL-1040. If you, as a tax professional, do not currently offer the electronic filing option to your clients – start today and expand your client database. Electronic filing is the #1 choice for Illinois taxpayers. Call us at 1 866 440-8680, and we will provide you with one-on-one attention to get you set up to file your clients’ IL-1040 forms electronically.

Form IL-1040 Changes

Schedule SA, Specific Accounting Method of Computing Net Income for Individuals

The Schedule SA will be accepted with an electronic IL-1040. It provides a means for calculating income and tax at separate rates due to the income tax rate change during the 2017 tax year.

Schedule M, Other Additions and Subtractions for individuals

Income attributable to domestic production activities under IRC Section 199 has been added as an addition modification.

Schedule ICR, Illinois Credits

Schedule IL-EIC, Illinois Earned Income Credit

Schedule G

Two new funds have been added to the Schedule G, the Thriving Youth Fund and the Criminal Justice Information Projects Fund.

Schedule 1299-C, Income Tax Subtractions and Credits (for individuals)

Schedule K-1-P, Partner’s or Shareholder’s Share of Income, Deductions, Credits, and Recapture