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Alert:
The e-File PIN tool is no longer available. Instead, you will need to use your prior-year adjusted gross income (AGI) to validate your signature. If you do not have your prior-year tax return, you may use Get Transcript Online or Get Transcript by Mail to obtain your prior-year AGI. You may use your AGI to validate your signature and continue with electronic filing of your tax return.

To e-file your 2015 tax return or other electronic forms, you must verify your identity with your Self-Select PIN or your Adjusted Gross Income from your 2014 tax return. If you don't have either, you can get an Electronic Filing PIN. 

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 Determine Your Eligibility
  • You filed a 2014 Form 1040, Form 1040A, Form 1040-EZ or Form 1040-SS (PR)
  • Your return was processed by Nov. 21, 2015
   
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 Gather Your Information
  • Copy of last year’s tax return
  • Social Security number or Individual Tax Identification number
  • First and last name, date of birth and filing status
  • Complete mailing address as it appeared on your 2014 tax return
     
       
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 Get Your Electronic Filing PIN
  • Access the Electronic Filing PIN online
   
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 E-file Using Your PIN
  • When you're ready to file your return, enter your Electronic Filing PIN in the "Electronic Filing PIN" field
  • Keep a copy of your signed tax return for your records

*The Electronic Filing PIN service is unavailable on Sundays between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. EST for system maintenance.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 20-Jun-2016