Request Tax Information Online as October 15th Final Deadline Approaches

The final deadline for filing your individual tax return is October 15th.  If you are missing information to file your 2017 1040, don’t worry.  Using a tool on the IRS website, you can obtain Tax Return Transcripts that report most of the line items on previously filed tax returns and Record of Account Transcripts that include records of wages and income.  Most of this information is available for the preceding 3 years.  You can register online by going to https://www.irs.gov/individuals and clicking on “Online tools and services” under “Get Help Right Now.”  In order to use this tool, you must have an email address, a personal statement from a credit card, mortgage or home equity account and a mobile phone in your name.