There are times when you may need to get a copy of a return from
a prior year. You can get this by contacting the IRS by phone or
A copy of a previously processed tax return is available for the
current year and six previous calendar years. There is a $57
processing fee for each tax period you request.
A tax return transcript will show most line items from the tax
return that you originally filed. Any changes to your return after
it was originally filed will not be reflected in the transcript.
Most lending institution will accept a tax return transcript to
verify your income. There is no processing fee for requesting a tax
A tax account transcript will show any adjustments that were
made to your tax return after you originally filed it. The
transcript shows only basic data, not the entire tax return. There
is no processing fee for requesting a tax return transcript.
Phone: (800) 829-1040