Internal Revenue Service United States Department of the Treasury
Level Basic Advanced Military International

Personal Exemptions

Entering Personal Exemptions

Line 6a and 6b of Form 1040

Personal exemptions are reflected in the Exemptions section of the tax software and on Form 1040, page 1. Check the appropriate boxes and enter the number of exemptions claimed on Form 1040, line 6.

Tax Software Hint

The tax software automatically fills in these lines based on the Main Information Sheet: filing status. If taxpayers are not able to claim their own personal exemption, see the Main Information Screen in the Volunteer Resource Guide, Exemptions/Dependency & Main Info tab

Form 1040, Exemptions section.