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You can get various transcript types online or by mail. If you need your prior year Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) to e-file, choose the tax return transcript type when making your request.

The method you used to file your tax return, e-file or paper, and whether you had a balance due, affects your current year transcript availability. Note: If you need a photocopy of your return, you must use Form 4506.

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 What You Need

  To register and use this service, you need: 

  • your SSN, date of birth, filing status and mailing address from latest tax return,
  • access to your email account,
  • your personal account number from a credit card, mortgage, home equity loan, home equity line of credit or car loan, and
  • a mobile phone with your name on the account.

 What You Get

  • View, print or download your transcript
  • Transcript types available online
  • Username and password to return later



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 What You Need

  To use this service, you need your:

 What You Get 

  • Transcripts arrive in 5 to 10 calendar days at the address we have on file for you
  • Transcript types available by mail


Visit our Get Transcript frequently asked questions (FAQs) for more information.

CAUTION: We never call or send email or text messages asking you to provide information or log in to obtain a transcript or update your profile. Visit report phishing for instructions if you are unsure about the authenticity of any "unsolicited" communication you receive, other than US mail, claiming to be from the IRS.


Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 27-Sep-2016