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Forms and Instructions

Individual Tax Return
Instructions for Form 1040
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Request for Transcript of Tax Return


Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Employers engaged in a trade or business who pay compensation
Installment Agreement Request

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Amend/Fix Return
Apply for Power of Attorney
Apply for an ITIN
Rules Governing Practice before IRS

PENALTY APPEAL - Online Self-Help Tool (7)

You may appeal the penalty. Refer to the Preparing a Request for Appeals page for more information.

Supporting documentation regarding Reasonable Cause due to serious illness may include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Explanation of your relationship to the other parties involved.
  • Dates, duration, and severity of illness or disability.
  • Explanation of how the serious illness prevented you from filing your tax return and paying your taxes timely.
  • Explanation of how other business obligations were impaired (unable to continue to work, pay bills, attend to other financial matters).

If you want to review other situations that might apply to you, then go back.