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Order Tax Return Information Online

Ordering tax transcripts, return information, or tax return copies is now easier.  In addition to ordering by phone or mail, your clients can order over the web.  Your clients can order the current year transcript as well as the past three years, all for free! Click here to Order a Transcript


Where's My Refund and More Now Available for Smart Phones

IRS has launched IRS2Go, a smart phone application. Using IRS2Go you can:

  • Get your refund status
  • Get tax updates
  • Follow the IRS on IRS Twitter news feed


Click here for more information on IRS2Go or to download the IRS2Go App on irs.gov


New Law Effects Puerto Rican Birth Certificates

IRS no longer accepts Puerto Rican birth certificates issued before July 1, 2010. The Government of Puerto Rico passed a new law, Law 191 of 2009 as amended. The law requires all those with Puerto Rican birth certificates issued before July 1, 2010 get new documentation from the Puerto Rico Vital Statistics Record Office. Find more about the law at the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration website.


Advance Payments of EITC Eliminated

Legislation signed by the President August 10, 2010 repeals the Advanced Earned Income Tax Credit. Recipients will not be able to claim Advance EITC after December 31, 2010.