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Tools

Filing and paying your taxes should be as convenient as possible. That's why the IRS provides you with many helpful tools, including the following featured interactive forms, calculators and tools:

 

  Free File
Prepare and file your federal income taxes online—it's easy and it's free!
  IRS Withholding Calculator
Estimate the amount that should be withheld from your paycheck for federal income tax purposes.
  Get Transcript for My Tax Records
View your transcript online and print immediately.
  Electronic Filing PIN Request
Get your Electronic Filing PIN, a one-time code used to verify your identity when you submit your tax return electronically.
 
  Where's My Refund?
Check the status of your refund online within 24 hours after we have received your e-filed return or 4 weeks after you mail a paper return
  Online Employer Identification Number (EIN)
Get your EIN within minutes without picking up the phone or mailing/faxing a paper Form SS-4.
 
  .Where's My Amended Return?
Track the status of your amended return after it has been filed.
  e-Services for Tax Professionals
Register as an approved IRS business partner (e.g., e-filing tax professionals) and conduct business electronically with the IRS.
  Online Payment Agreement
Determine if you're eligible and apply for an online payment agreement if you have a tax liability you can't completely pay today.
  Electronic Federal Tax Payment System
Pay your federal taxes on-line or by phone through EFTPS, a free tax payment system.
  First Time Homebuyer Credit Account Look-up
Did you receive the First Time Homebuyer Credit?  You can now check the status of your FTHBC online 24/7  for information on your repayments and account balance.
   


Other Helpful Tools
In addition to the tools featured above, IRS provides you with the following:
 

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 19-Mar-2014