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Filing Your Return

Update Nov. 5, 2014 — Please note that 1040 Central has been replaced by the Filing page.

IRS e-file: Filing your taxes online was never easier!
A quick, easy, smart way to get your taxes where you want them to be --- Done!

Filing and payments
The IRS is making it easier than ever for you to conduct business with us electronically.

Online Payment Agreement Application
The Online Payment Agreement is an interactive tool. Use the OPA to apply and receive online approval for a shor-term extension of time to pay or a monthly installment agreement

Get your refund faster -- Tell IRS to Direct Deposit Your Refund to One, Two or Three Accounts
You have more options and flexibility for receiving your 2011 federal income tax refund.

Now you can buy U.S. Series I Savings Bonds with your tax refund
Starting in January 2010, you can buy Series I U.S. Savings Bonds with a portion or all of your tax refund.

Paying a Balance Due (Lockbox) for Individuals
The IRS uses lockboxes which are a collection and processing service provided by a network of financial institutions. Use your Form 1040-V, Payment Voucher.

Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)
ITIN is a tax processing number that became available July 1, 1996, for certain nonresident and resident aliens, their spouses and dependents. The ITIN is available to individuals who cannot get a social security number (SSN).

1040 Central
Information for individual taxpayers, organized in a more "user-friendly" manner.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 05-Nov-2014