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Forms and Instructions

Individual Tax Return
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate


Request for Transcript of Tax Returns
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Installment Agreement Request
Wage and Tax Statement

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

Tactics Used by Dishonest Abusive Return Preparers

Dishonest return preparers use a variety of methods to formulate fraudulent and illegal deductions for reducing taxable income. These include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Preparing fraudulent Schedule C, Profit or Loss from Business, claiming deductions for expenses that have not been paid by the taxpayer to offset Form 1099, Miscellaneous Income, or income earned from outside employment,
  • Including false and inflated itemized deductions on Schedule A, Itemized Deductions, for:
    • charitable contributions 
    • medical and dental expenses 
  • Claiming false Schedule E, Supplemental Income and Loss, losses 
  • Claiming false dependents


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Criminal Investigation (CI)