Form 4506 Request for Copy of Tax Return is the tax form to fill out if you need an exact copy of a tax return and all attachments mailed to the IRS. Complete Form 4506 and mail it to the address listed in the form instructions. Form 4506 requires a $57.00 fee for each year requested. You can use Form 4506 to request copies of tax returns filed within the past six years.
There may be other free ways to get a copy of your income tax return. For example, if you filed your income tax forms online using TurboTax or H&R Block, log into your account and print your tax forms. The IRS also offers a computer print out of your return called a “transcript.” A transcript may be an acceptable substitute for your tax return and will show most of the line items on your IRS income tax forms.
Form 4506 Request for Copy of Tax Return
- Form 4506
- Form 4506 Instructions (on the form)
Form 4506-T Request for Transcript of Tax Return
- Form 4506T-EZ
- Form 4506-T
- Form 4506-T Instructions (on the form)
- Free transcript can also be obtained by calling the IRS at 800-829-1040, follow the prompts in the recorded message
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