Get a Tax Transcript Online

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Get a Tax Transcript Online

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers who need their prior-year tax records to either complete their 2018 tax return or to validate their income can use Get Transcript Online or Get Transcript by Mail. Taxpayers often call or visit the IRS seeking their prior-year tax transcript, which is a record of their tax return. But the days around Presidents Day mark the busiest time of the year for the IRS. Taxpayers can avoid the rush by using online options that are faster and more convenient. It’s always a good idea to keep copies of previously-filed tax returns. That recommendation is more important this year because, for some taxpayers, certain data from the 2017 tax return – the adjusted gross income — will be required to validate their electronic signature on their 2018 tax return due April 15 for most filers. This is especially true for taxpayers who have switched tax software products this year. Generally, for returning users, the commercial tax software product will carry over the prior-year information and make for an easy, seamless validation process. However, taxpayers using a new tax software product for the first time may be required to enter the information manually. Here’s the … Read More

TAXPAYERS WITH HIGH INCOMES, COMPLEX RETURNS: CHECK WITHHOLDING SOON TO AVOID A YEAR-END TAX SURPRISE

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The Internal Revenue Service is urging high-income taxpayers and those with complex tax returns to check their withholding soon to avoid an unexpected tax bill or penalty when they file their 2018 federal income tax return in 2019.