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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

Pay by Check or Money Order

If you choose to mail your tax payment:

  • Make your check, money order or cashier's check payable to U.S. Treasury.
    • Please note: Do not send cash through the mail. If you prefer cash payment, see "More Information" below.
  • Enter the amount using all numbers ($###.##).
  • Do not use staples or paper clips to affix your payment to your voucher or return.
  • Make sure your check or money order includes the following information:
    • Your name and address
    • Daytime phone number
    • Social Security number (the SSN shown first if it's a joint return) or employer identification number
    • Tax year
    • Related tax form or notice number
  • Mail your payment to the address listed on the notice or instructions, or consult the table below.
What is your payment situation?
Paying and filing Refer to your form instructions, or find the correct address by state or by form
Received a notice Follow the payment instructions on the notice you received
Paying only (already filed)

Individuals: Find where to send balance due payments

Businesses: Procedures may vary for different types of tax. Learn more

Paying an installment Follow the instructions on your notice, or find where to send balance due payments

Larger payments

We can't accept single check or money order amounts of $100 million or more. You can submit multiple payments or make a same-day wire payment.

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