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

If you want to find out how much you owe, verify your payment history, get your prior year Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) to e-file or see other tax information, you may not need a transcript. View this information in your tax account instead.

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


Request Online

Request your transcript online for the fastest result.

What You Need

If you don’t have an existing IRS username or ID.me account, have your photo identification ready.

What You Get

  • All transcript types are available online
  • View, print or download your transcript
  • Verify your identity once, and you can easily return later to get a transcript or use other IRS online services.


Get Transcript Online

Caution: This service is for individual taxpayers to retrieve their own transcripts for their own purposes. Use by any other entities is prohibited.

Alternative to Requesting a Transcript Online

We recommend requesting a transcript online, since that’s the fastest method. If you can’t get your transcript online, you can request one by mail instead.

What You Need

To request a transcript by mail, you need your mailing address from your latest return.

What You Get

  • Tax Return or Tax Account transcript types delivered 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.
  • Transcripts arrive in 5 to 10 calendar days at the address we have on file for you


Get Transcript by Mail

You can also request a transcript by mail by calling our automated phone transcript service at 800-908-9946.

Visit our Get Transcript frequently asked questions (FAQs) for more information. If you're trying to get a transcript to complete FAFSA, refer to tax Information for student financial aid applications.

Note: Transcripts partially mask your personally identifiable information for protection. Financial data will remain fully visible to allow for tax preparation, tax representation or income verification. Learn more at About the New Tax Transcript and the Customer File Number. If you need a photocopy of your return, you must use Form 4506.

CAUTION: The IRS doesn’t initiate contact with taxpayers by email, text messages or social media channels to request personal or financial information. Visit report phishing for instructions if you are unsure about the authenticity of any unsolicited communication you receive, other than U.S. mail, claiming to be from the IRS.