Tax Dictionary – Tax Account Information

IRS Definition

Tax Account Transcript – shows basic data such as return type, marital status, adjusted gross income, taxable income and all payment types. It also shows changes made after you filed your original return. This transcript is available for the current tax year and up to 10 prior years using Get Transcript Online or Form 4506-T.

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To see the information the IRS has in your tax account for one or more tax years, consider ordering an account transcript. This transcript shows payments you made, notices you were sent and current or pending IRS activity such as an audit. You or your tax professional can contact the IRS for an explanation of any items on the transcript that are unclear.

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