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IRS Instructions for Obtaining Transcripts of Tax Returns, Copies of Tax Returns, or 1722 Letters*

1.  Call 1-800-829-1040 and request a transcript by the automated system. Please follow the options listed below.

When Calling Between the Hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm, Please Select the Following Options:
  • Option 2 ( Personal Tax Account )
  • Option 2 ( Personal Tax Account )
  • Enter your Taxpayer ID Number ( SSN, ITIN, or EIN ).
  • Option 1 ( Transcripts )
  • Enter the Numbers in your street address.
  • Enter the year of the Return you are requesting.

If You are Calling at Any Other Time, Please Select the Following Options:
  • Option 2
  • Enter your Taxpayer ID Number ( SSN, ITIN, or EIN ).
  • Option 1
  • Enter the Numbers in your street address.
  • Option 2
  • Enter the year of the Return you are requesting.

Your transcript(s) will be mailed within 10 to 15 days
OR

You may complete Form 4506, REQUEST FOR COPY OR TRANSCRIPT OF TAX FORM, and mail it to the address indicated on the form. You should receive your transcript within 10 -15 days

. (Form 4506 is available at http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f4506.pdf.)


* Note: 1722 letters document information on an individual's tax return.

 

 

Last updated: 4/15/2013 4:23:39 PM