File federal taxes
Find out if you need to file a federal tax return and how to file if you are a U.S. citizen or noncitizen. And verify if your tax return was received.
Find out if you need to file a federal tax return
An IRS online tool can help you decide whether your filing status and income require you to file a tax return.
How to file your federal income tax return
Learn the steps to file your federal taxes and how to contact the IRS if you need help.
Find out if your federal or state tax return was received
See if your federal or state tax return was received. You can check regardless of how you filed or whether you owe taxes or will receive a refund.
How to file a federal tax return if you live outside the U.S.
If you are a U.S. citizen or Green Card holder living abroad, the tax filing process is similar to filing a return if you are in the U.S.
Filing a federal tax return if you are a nonresident alien
If you are living and working in the U.S. as a nonresident alien, you may be required to file a federal tax return.
Get an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) to file your tax return
If you are not a U.S. citizen and do not have a Social Security number, learn how to get and use an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) to file a federal tax return.