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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

IRS Information Sharing Programs

IRS information sharing programs save government resources through partnerships between IRS and federal, state and municipal governmental agencies. The goal of these programs is to enhance voluntary compliance with tax laws.

This includes facilitating the exchange of taxpayer data, leveraging resources, providing assistance to taxpayers to improve compliance and communications, and identifying and reporting information on emerging tax administration issues.

Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 6103 authorizes the IRS to share tax information by entering into agreements with governmental agencies for tax administration purposes. Comparable laws allow agencies to share their information with the IRS.
The three components of the IRS information sharing program are:

To ensure the privacy of all taxpayer data, the Disclosure program provides oversight and education to all employees and external partners ensuring the protection of taxpayer confidentiality rights.

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