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Your Online Account

Updated: Mar 30, 2022

High Demand for Online Account

Online Account information is updated once per day, usually overnight. There’s no need to check more often.

If you e-filed an accurate early return and claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or the Additional Child Tax Credit, you can expect to get your refund by March 1.

Access Tax Records in Online Account

You can view your tax records now in your Online Account. This is the fastest, easiest way to:

  • Find out how much you owe

  • Look at your payment history

  • See your prior year adjusted gross income (AGI)

  • View other tax records

Visit or create your Online Account. The method you used to file your tax return (e-file or paper) and whether you had a balance due affects your current year transcript availability.

Request Online

Request your transcript online for the fastest result.

What You Need

If you don’t have an existing IRS username or account, have your photo identification ready.

What You Get

  • All transcript types are available online

  • View, print, or download your transcript

  • Verify your identity once, and you can easily return later to get a transcript or use other IRS online services

Caution: This service is for individual taxpayers to retrieve their own transcripts for their own purposes. Use by any other entities is prohibited.

Access your individual account information including balance, payments, tax records and more.

If you don't have an existing IRS username or account, have your photo identification ready. More information about identity verification is available on the sign-in page.

Access Tax Records

  • View key data from your most recently filed tax return, including your adjusted gross income, and access transcripts

  • View information about your Economic Impact Payments

  • View information about your advance Child Tax Credit payments

  • View digital copies of certain notices from the IRS

Make and View Payments

  • Make a payment from your bank account or by debit/credit card

    • You can also make a guest payment without logging in

  • View 5 years of payment history, including your estimated tax payments

  • View any pending or scheduled payments

Manage Communication Preferences

  • Go paperless for certain notices

  • Get email notifications for new notices

View Your Balance

  • View the amount you owe and a breakdown by tax year

View or Create Payment Plans

  • Learn about payment plan options and apply for a new payment plan

  • View details of your payment plan if you have one

View Tax Pro Authorizations

  • View any authorization requests from tax professionals

  • Approve and electronically sign Power of Attorney and Tax Information Authorization from your tax professional


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