How to Create an Online IRS Account
Why create an online IRS account?
Are you struggling to find previous year tax returns or other important tax information? Avoid the hassle of searching through physical documents and long wait times during the tax season. By creating an online account with the IRS, you can access your tax records on the spot, all in one secure location. This is the fastest, easiest way to:
- View key data from your most recent tax return, including your adjusted gross income, and transcripts of previous year returns
- Find out how much you owe
- View and make payments
- View other important tax records
Watch our step-by-step video tutorial above to learn how to create an online account with the IRS.
Please note that the video tutorial above uses screenshots and video clips of the sign-up process for an online account with the IRS, using both a smartphone and computer. The visuals of the IRS portal may look slightly different depending on the device you use to create and access your account.
Ready to create an online IRS account?
Go to the IRS website here to begin.