IRS Change of Address

 

If you moved since you filed your last return, you probably arranged to have your mail forwarded to your new address. However, not all post office branches forward government checks.

Notify the IRS of your address change. That way, you’ll receive refunds or mail regarding your past and current returns. You can do this by either:

  • Completing IRS Form 8822: Change of Address and mailing it to the address on the form.
  • Writing a letter informing the IRS of an address change. Mail this letter to the IRS campus where you filed your last return. Include your:
    • Full name
    • Old and new addresses
    • Social Security number (SSN)
    • Signature

If you and your spouse filed as married filing jointly last year but you now live apart, you should each notify the IRS of your new address.

Related Topics

Related Resources

Estimate Earnings If I Haven't Received A W-2?

If you haven't received a W-2, can you estimate your earnings instead? Learn more from the tax experts at H&R Block.

Claiming a Qualifying Child or Relative

Can you be claimed as a qualifying child or relative if you are 24 years old and live with your parents who primarily support you? Get tax answers fro

Don’t Overlook the 5 Most Common Tax Deductions

From retirement account contributions to self-employment expenses, learn more about the five most common tax deductions with the experts at H&R Block.

Deduct State Sales Tax

Can you deduct your state sales tax? Learn more from the tax experts at H&R Block.