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Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA)


The ITA tool is a tax law resource that takes you through a series of questions and provides you with responses to tax law questions.

  • Simply answer the questions and click the "Continue Button" to progress to the next question screen.
  • When you reach the response screen, you have the option to print the entire interview and the final response.

The ITA tool covers a limited number of topics listed below. If you use the search feature and the requested topic isn't covered by the tool, then you may be sent to the Tax Trails application. You can also use our topic lookup tool, the IRS Tax Map, for topics not covered by the ITA tool.

Using the Back button could cause an application error.


Conclusions are based on information provided by you in response to the questions you answered. Answers do not constitute written advice in response to a specific written request of the taxpayer within the meaning of section 6404(f) of the Internal Revenue Code.

To search the Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA), enter your search terms or questions in the box below.

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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 15-Feb-2017

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