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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

Claiming EITC for Prior Tax Years

It's not too late to file your tax returns for 2015, 2016, and 2017 and claim the EITC and other important tax benefits if you were eligible.

I Didn't File a Tax Return

Many individuals miss out on valuable tax credits because their income was below the amount requiring them to file or they had no taxes withheld from their paychecks. But, you must file a tax return to claim tax benefits such as the EITC, the child tax credit and the education credits.


Find out if you should file and how to get help below.


I Filed but I Didn't Claim EITC and/or Other Tax Benefits

If you filed your own taxes or someone else prepared them for you, you need to file an amended return.

Find out if you were eligible for EITC and should file and how to get help below.

And, see Ten Facts on Filing an Amended Return.

Did I Qualify for EITC?

Hurry, Your Time is Running Out To Claim EITC if You Didn't File a Return!

  • For 2015, you need to file your tax return by April 15, 2019
  • For 2016, you need to file your tax return by April 15, 2020
  • For 2017, you need to file your tax return by April 15, 2021

Where to Get Help Preparing Your Tax Forms