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How Do I Request an IRS Tax Return Transcript?

There are three (free of charge) options to request your 2013 transcript:

Online request:

  • Available on the IRS Web site, www.irs.gov/Individuals/Get-Transcript or by using the free mobile app at:  irs.gov/irs2go
  • Choose either "Get Transcript ONLINE" or Get Transcript by MAIL".
  • Follow the directions - ONLINE transcripts are available for IMMEDIATE printing!!! You will need to establish an account (a guest account is just fine) with an email address, retrieve an 8-digit confirmation code from your email, verify your address and filing status from your 2013 federal return, and choose your reason for request (Higher Education/Financial Aid) and the year of the RETURN transcript to print.
  • If requesting a transcript by MAIL, sucessfully validated, you can expect to receive a paper IRS Tax Return Transcript at the address included in your online request within 5 to 10 days from the time the online request was successfully transmitted to the IRS.
  • IRS Tax Return Transcripts requested online cannot be directly sent to GRCC.  

Telephone Request:

  • Available from the IRS by calling 1-800-908-9946
  • You must follow the prompts to enter your Social Security Number and address.
  • Select "Option 2" to request a IRS Return Transcript and then enter "2013".
  • If successfully validated, you can expect to receive a paper IRS Tax Return Transcript at the address used in the request within 5 to 10 days from the time the IRS receives the request.
  • IRS Tax Transcripts requested by phone cannot be sent directly to GRCC.

Paper Request Form - IRS Form 4506T-EZ