The Self-Select PIN (Personal Identification Number) method allows taxpayers to electronically “sign” their e-filed return by using a 5-digit PIN.
You create your own PIN.
You do not register the PIN with the IRS before filing or need to contact the IRS to get it.
How do I get my 5 digit PIN from the IRS?
- Use Get Transcript Online to immediately view your AGI. You must pass the Secure Access identity verification process.
- Use Get Transcript by Mail or call 800-908-9946 if you cannot pass Secure Access and need to request a Tax Return Transcript. Please allow 5 to 10 days for delivery.
1 May 2019
How do I get my last year’s tax pin?
- Go to the IRS PIN Website: You can use the IRS PIN Website to obtain your PIN.
- Call the IRS: Rather than using the IRS website, you can call the IRS directly at 1-800-829-1040 to obtain your PIN.
28 Mar 2014
Can you file taxes without last year’s return?
Can i use turbotax without last years tax return. You will need to have last year’s ajusted gross income (AGI) in order to e-file. You can file a paper copy instead if you don’t have the information. You can obtain a copy of your tax return from the IRS.3 Jun 2019
Can you get your AGI over the phone?
If you can’t find a copy of last year’s return, you can call 800-829-1040. If you can provide certain information to the IRS, (name, Social Security number (SSN), and current address), you can receive the original AGI amount over the phone.