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For you and your family
Individuals abroad and more
EINs and other information

Filing For Individuals

Information For...

For you and your family
Standard mileage and other information

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

About Publication 1179, General Rules and Specifications for Substitute Forms 1096, 1098, 1099, 5498, and Certain Other Information Returns

This publication is a reproduction of the revenue procedure that sets forth the requirements for:

  • Using official Internal Revenue Service (IRS) forms to file information returns with the IRS,
  • Preparing acceptable substitutes of the official IRS forms to file information returns with the IRS, and
  • Using official or acceptable substitute forms to furnish information to recipients.

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