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This will sound smart-alecky, but it's Form 1040 plus Instructions, and a pencil.

I'm firmly of the belief (but I have no concrete statistics to justify it) that 90% of everybody can do their own taxes. The large fraction of 1040A and 1040EZ filers tend to justify this.

Write away for Publication 17 (it can be downloaded but it would take forever to do so), and download Forms 1040 and Schedules A, B, C, D, and E. Then practise.
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