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EINs and other information

Filing For Individuals

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Standard mileage and other information

Forms and Instructions

Individual Tax Return
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate


Request for Transcript of Tax Returns
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Installment Agreement Request
Wage and Tax Statement

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Amend/Fix Return
Apply for Power of Attorney
Apply for an ITIN
Rules Governing Practice before IRS

Third Party Reporting Information Center - Information Documents

The IRS uses third-party information reporting on forms in the 1099 series to increase voluntary compliance and improve collections. Beginning in 2011, legislation requires reporting of income in two areas: payment card (credit, debit and certain electronic transactions) and securities basis reporting.

The links below take you to forms, instructions and background information related to the reporting requirements of payment cards and cost basis of securities sales. These regulations, notices and FAQs provide details on the implementation of Section 6050W of the Housing Assistance Tax Act of 2008 and of Section 6045(g) of the Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008.

Information Reporting on Payment Card and Third Party Network Transactions

Cost Basis Reporting on Securities Sales

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Note: The following initiatives have been repealed.

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  • Information Reporting on Real Estate Rental Property Expenses Payments