Request an IRS Transcript

Find out how to request a Tax Return Transcript from the IRS.

If you need a statement of your tax account showing changes that you or the IRS made after the original return was filed, you must request a Tax Account Transcript. This transcript shows basic data including marital status, type of return filed, adjusted gross income, taxable income, payments and adjustments made on your account. You will need this information to complete your FAFSA.

There are four ways to request your IRS Tax Return Transcript:

Tax return transcripts are generally available for the current and past three years.