Browse the tax tools available for individual taxpayers, businesses, and tax professionals. 

For individual taxpayers


Your online account
Access your individual account information to view your balance, make and view payments, view or create payment plans, manage communication preferences, access some tax records, and view and approve authorization requests.

Get Transcript
Order copies of tax records including transcripts of past tax returns, tax account information, wage and income statements, and verification of non-filing letters.


Free File
Prepare and file your federal income tax online at no cost to you (if you qualify) using guided tax preparation, at an IRS trusted partner site or using Free File Fillable Forms.

Authorized e-file provider
Locate an authorized e-file provider in your area who can electronically file your tax return.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Locator
Get free tax help for the elderly, the disabled, people who speak limited English and taxpayers who qualify according to their income level.

Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers
Search for preparers in your area who hold professional credentials recognized by the IRS.

Where’s My Amended Return?
Track the status of your amended individual tax return.

IRS Direct File
The Direct File pilot is closed as of April 21, 2024. If you filed your taxes with Direct File, sign-in securely to your Direct File account to view and download your return.

Upload your documents

IRS Document Upload Tool
You can securely upload documents in response to an IRS letter or notice. You cannot use this tool to file a tax return.

Refunds and payments

Where's My Refund?
Check the status of your income tax refund for the three most recent tax years.

IRS2Go App
Check your refund status, make a payment, find free tax preparation assistance, sign up for helpful tax tips, and more.

Your online account
Access your individual account information to view your balance, make and view payments, and view or create payment plans.

Direct Pay
Make a guest payment (without registration) directly from your checking or savings account.

Online Payment Agreement
Find out if you’re eligible to set up a payment plan on the amount you owe if you can’t afford to pay all of it at one time.

Offer in Compromise Pre-Qualifier
Find out if you’re eligible to apply for an Offer in Compromise, a settlement for less than the full amount of tax you owe.

Credits and deductions

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Assistant
Find out if you’re eligible and estimate the amount of your EITC.

Tax Exempt Organization Search
Search for a charity or non-profit organization and find out if it’s eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions.

First Time Homebuyer Credit (FTHBC) Account Look-up
Check your FTHBC account balance and payment history online.


Tax Withholding Estimator
Use your best estimates for the year ahead to determine how to complete Form W-4 so you don’t have too much or too little federal income tax withheld.

Sales Tax Deduction Calculator
Determine the amount of optional state and local general sales tax you can claim when you itemize deductions.

Taxpayer assistance

Taxpayer Assistance Center Locator
Find a Taxpayer Assistance Center if your tax issue can’t be handled online or by phone.

For businesses

Business tax account
View your address on file, share account access and request a tax check.

Employer identification number (EIN)
Get your EIN online without calling, mailing or faxing a paper Form SS-4, Application for Employer Identification Number.

Online Tax Calendar
Track important business tax dates and deadlines right from your desktop.

FATCA Foreign Financial Institution (FFI) List Search and Download Tool
Use the search and download tool to find out if an FFI has registered with FATCA.

Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS)
Pay your federal taxes online or by phone with EFTPS, a free tax payment system. Enrollment is required.

For tax professionals

Tax Pro Account
Tax Pro Account lets you submit an authorization request to an individual taxpayer’s IRS online account.

Preparer tax identification number (PTIN)
Request or renew a PTIN. It's mandatory for anyone who prepares or assists in preparing federal income tax returns for compensation.

E-Services for Tax Professionals
Register as an approved IRS business partner and conduct business electronically with the IRS.