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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

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In Person

On the Phone

  • Issue Management Resolution System (IMRS)
    Provides an avenue for tax professional and stakeholder organizations to elevate significant issues regarding IRS policies, practices and procedures.

On the Web

  • Contact the IRS
    Web page that tells how to call, write or e-mail the IRS with questions or feedback
  • Online Internal Revenue Bulletins
    The online Internal Revenue Bulletin (IRB) is the authoritative instrument of the IRS for announcing all substantive ruling necessary to promote a uniform application of tax law
  • Internal Revenue Manual
    The Internal Revenue Manual (IRM) is the primary source of IRS’ policies, procedures and guidance to ensure fair and consistent application of the nation’s tax laws, as well as fair and consistent treatment of taxpayers.
  • IRS YouTube channel
    Provides short, informative videos on various tax related topics in English, American Sign Language (ASL) and a variety of foreign languages
  • IRS (IRSnews) on Twitter
    The IRS uses Twitter to tweet about various tax-related announcements, news for tax professionals and hiring initiatives
  • IRS Facebook 
    The IRS Facebook pages post useful information for general public in English and Spanish tax professionals.
  • IRS Return Preparer Office on Facebook
    The IRS uses Facebook to communicate about the latest news for federal tax return preparers.
  • IRS Instagram
    Shares taxpayer-friendly information to help people Get Ready for the tax season, navigate tax law changes, and latest tax scam information.
  • Webinars for tax-exempt organizations, small businesses and tax professionals provide educational opportunities on a wide range of topics. Many are interactive events that invite participants to submit questions
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
    FOIA provides public access to agency records unless protected from disclosure by one of the FOIA’s nine exemptions or three exclusions
  • Tax Statistics
    Wide range of tables, articles and data that describe and measure elements of the U.S. tax system
  • IRS Video Portal hosts video and audio presentations for small businesses, individuals and tax professionals, including:
  • Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) is a component of Taxpayer Advocate
    The TAP regularly solicits citizen input for issues to be worked with the IRS
  • Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is an independent organization within the IRS which help taxpayers resolve problems with the IRS and recommend changes that will prevent the problems.
  • Systemic Advocacy Management System (SAMS)
    The SAMS allows taxpayers to identify systemic issues they are experiencing with the IRS
  • Public comment e-mailboxes
    Seeks input on various issues
  • IRS Subscription Newsletters
    Receive timely information posted on via e-mail
  • Employee Plans Videos
    Learn how-to choose a retirement plan, correct mistakes or handle an audit
  • Tax Tools for Tribes
    An informational CD-ROM Reference and Education Tool
  • Consultation listening meetings
    Tribes may request periodic opportunity to raise concerns and offer suggestions

The IRS open government initiative is a part of the overall Treasury initiative for open government.