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For you and your family
Standard mileage and other information

Forms and Instructions

Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Application for Automatic Extension of Time
Miscellaneous Income


Individual Tax Return
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Request for Transcript of Tax Return

Popular For Tax Pros

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

Information and Technical Guidance for Software Developers and Transmitters

LATE BREAKING NEWS! Contains important information and updates on electronic excise filing.

The following links provide information and technical guidance for software developers and transmitters who are interested in developing software for the Modernized e-File Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return; Form 720, Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return; and Form 8849, Claim for Refund of Excise Taxes. You will find the XML Schemas, Business Rules, technical documents and Late Breaking News and Frequently Asked Questions.

Current User Guides & Publications


Links are provided to the Schemas, Business Rules, Release Memo and Stylesheets starting with Tax Year 2008.

Technical Support

Technical support will be available through the IRS e-Help Desk, at 866-255-0654, Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., central time (CST), for transmitters and software developers who provide electronic excise tax filing options to taxpayers.

All ETEC (Excise Tax e-File & Compliance) Forms - Frequently Asked Questions

Form 720 -Frequently Asked Questions

Form 2290 - Trucking Tax Center

Form 8849- Frequently Asked Questions

Reminder: Publication 3112, IRS e-file Application and Participation includes the following prohibition: A Provider must not use the IRS’ name, “Internal Revenue Service,” or “IRS” within a firm’s name. This includes the name of a provider’s website. The IRS will periodically review and initiate action to remove providers that fail to comply with this requirement from the Approved IRS e-file for Business Provider Pages.

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