Get federal tax return forms and file by mail
Learn how to get paper copies of federal and state tax forms and instructions, and find the address for mailing them.
Get federal tax forms
Get the current filing year’s forms, instructions, and publications for free from the IRS.
- Download them from IRS.gov
- Order by phone at 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676)
You can also find printed versions of many forms, instructions, and publications in your community for free at:
New 1040 form for older adults
The IRS has released a new tax filing form for people 65 and older. It is an easier-to-read version of the 1040 form. It has bigger print, less shading, and features like a standard deduction chart. The form is optional and uses the same schedules, instructions, and attachments as the regular 1040.
Accessible federal tax forms
Accessible forms are designed to be easier to read or understand for people with different needs. And they are created to work well with assistive technologies like software that reads computer or smartphone screens. The IRS provides many forms and publications in accessible formats for current and prior tax years.
Where to mail federal tax forms
Where you mail your federal income tax forms depends on your state and the forms you are using. Use this IRS page to find your state and the address to mail your tax forms.
State tax forms
Download your state's tax forms and instructions for free.
LAST UPDATED: April 4, 2023
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