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How to Request an IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter

An IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter provides proof that the IRS has no record of a filed Form 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ for the year you requested. Non-Tax filers can request an IRS Verification of Non-Filing of their 2015 tax return status free of charge.

Online Request

Available on the IRS Web site at www.irs.gov.

Under the Tools section of the homepage click "Get a Tax Transcript".

Click "Get Transcript ONLINE"

Enter the non-tax filer’s Social Security Number, email address, filing status, account numbers for loan or credit card associated with your name, and mobile phone associated with your name.

Click "Continue"

Select "Verification of Non-filing Letter" and in the Tax Year field, select "2015".

If successfully validated, you will be able to view your IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter.

Telephone Request

Available from the IRS by calling 1-800-908-9946.

Follow the prompts to enter your Social Security Number and the numbers in your street address.

Select "Option 2" to request an IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter and then enter "2015".

If successfully validated, you can expect to receive a paper IRS Verification of Non-Filing Letter at the address included in the telephone request within 5 to 10 business days from the time the IRS receives the request.

Paper Request Form – IRS Form 4506-T

Download IRS Form 4506-T at http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f4506t.pdf.

•Complete lines 1–4, following the instructions on Page 2 of the form.

Line 3: Enter the non-tax filer's street address and zip or postal code. Use the address currently on file with the IRS.

Line 5 provides non-tax filers with the option to have their IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter mailed directly to a third party. **Do not list The University of Alabama as a third party to receive the IRS Verification of Non-Filing Letter.

Line 7: Select the checkbox on the right hand side for Verification of Nonfiling.

Line 9: Year or period requested field, enter "12/31/2015".

The non-tax filer must sign and date the form and enter their telephone number. Only one signature is required when requesting a joint IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter.

Mail or fax the completed IRS Form 4506-T to the address (or FAX number) provided on page 2 of Form 4506-T.

If the 4506-T information is successfully validated, you can expect to receive a paper IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter at the address provided on the request within 5 to 10 days.