IRS Tax Return Transcript
IRS tax return transcript
Students selected for verification must submit specific documents to our office so that we can review your income information. The tax return transcript is one form of allowable documentation. You can obtain your tax return transcript from the IRS free of charge.
How to request your tax return transcript
- Online request
Go to the IRS website and click “Get Your Tax Record." Select if you would like to receive your tax return transcript online or by mail. Follow the steps for the option you selected. You will receive the transcript by mail within 5-10 days if successfully validated.
- Phone request
Call the IRS at 800-908-9946 and follow the prompts. Enter your social security number and the numbers in your street address. Select the option to request your IRS tax return transcript for the tax year we are requesting. You will receive the transcript by mail within 5-10 days if successfully validated.
- Paper request
Submit IRS Form 4506-T (PDF) to the appropriate place listed on page 2 of this form. Instructions on how to complete this form can be found on the page about the Verification of Non-filing Letter.
Federal regulations govern what documents are acceptable to complete the verification process. We are unable to accept the following tax documents:
- your state tax return
- the IRS tax account transcript