IRS Form 4506-F "Identity Theft Victim's Request for Copy of Fraudulent Tax Return"

This "Irs Form 4506-F "identity Theft Victim'S Request for Copy of Fraudulent Tax Return"" is a part of the paperwork released by the U.S. Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service specifically for United States residents.

The latest fillable version of the document was released on March 1, 2019 and can be downloaded through the link below or found through the department's forms library.

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Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service
Identity Theft Victim’s Request for
4506-F
OMB Number
Form
Copy of Fraudulent Tax Return
1545-0429
(March 2019)
▶ Do not sign this form unless all applicable lines have been completed.
▶ Request may be rejected if the form is incomplete or illegible.
▶ For more information about Form 4506-F, visit www.irs.gov/form4506f.
Read this information first
When should I complete this form? You should use this form if you are a victim of tax related identity theft whose name and Social
Security Number (SSN) was used to file a fraudulent tax return. Due to federal privacy laws, the victim’s name and SSN must be listed
as either primary or secondary taxpayer on the fraudulent return; otherwise, the IRS cannot disclose the return information. For this
reason, the IRS cannot disclose return information to any person listed only as a dependent.
Step 1 – Provide Taxpayer Information
1 Social Security Number (SSN) used on fraudulent return
2 Name used on fraudulent return
3 SSN owner’s current mailing street address
3a SSN owner’s current mailing city, state, and ZIP
4 SSN owner’s complete address shown on last return if different from above
Step 2 – Provide Requestor Information
5 What is your relationship to the taxpayer named in Step 1
Check the box that best applies
Self (you are the taxpayer)
Parent or guardian of a minor child
Representative named on
Form 2848, Power of Attorney
Guardian, executor, or representative named on court documents
6 Requestor's SSN or Taxpayer Identification Number (if different than Step 1). See instructions
Requestor's name (if different than Step 1)
Mailing address where the documents should be sent (if different than Step 1)
City, state, and ZIP where the documents should be sent (if different than Step 1)
Step 3 – Provide Tax Year(s) Requested
7 Enter the tax year(s) of the individual income tax form(s) you are requesting
Step 4 – Sign Below
I declare that I am either the taxpayer(s) identified on Line 2, or a person authorized to obtain the information requested on Line 7.
Requestor's signature
Requestor's name (print/type)
Date
Requestor's daytime telephone number
NOTE: If you are not the taxpayer named in Step 1, you must enclose documents demonstrating your authority to receive the
requested tax information.
4506-F
Catalog Number 68948H
www.irs.gov
Form
(Rev. 3-2019)
For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see page 2
Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service
Identity Theft Victim’s Request for
4506-F
OMB Number
Form
Copy of Fraudulent Tax Return
1545-0429
(March 2019)
▶ Do not sign this form unless all applicable lines have been completed.
▶ Request may be rejected if the form is incomplete or illegible.
▶ For more information about Form 4506-F, visit www.irs.gov/form4506f.
Read this information first
When should I complete this form? You should use this form if you are a victim of tax related identity theft whose name and Social
Security Number (SSN) was used to file a fraudulent tax return. Due to federal privacy laws, the victim’s name and SSN must be listed
as either primary or secondary taxpayer on the fraudulent return; otherwise, the IRS cannot disclose the return information. For this
reason, the IRS cannot disclose return information to any person listed only as a dependent.
Step 1 – Provide Taxpayer Information
1 Social Security Number (SSN) used on fraudulent return
2 Name used on fraudulent return
3 SSN owner’s current mailing street address
3a SSN owner’s current mailing city, state, and ZIP
4 SSN owner’s complete address shown on last return if different from above
Step 2 – Provide Requestor Information
5 What is your relationship to the taxpayer named in Step 1
Check the box that best applies
Self (you are the taxpayer)
Parent or guardian of a minor child
Representative named on
Form 2848, Power of Attorney
Guardian, executor, or representative named on court documents
6 Requestor's SSN or Taxpayer Identification Number (if different than Step 1). See instructions
Requestor's name (if different than Step 1)
Mailing address where the documents should be sent (if different than Step 1)
City, state, and ZIP where the documents should be sent (if different than Step 1)
Step 3 – Provide Tax Year(s) Requested
7 Enter the tax year(s) of the individual income tax form(s) you are requesting
Step 4 – Sign Below
I declare that I am either the taxpayer(s) identified on Line 2, or a person authorized to obtain the information requested on Line 7.
Requestor's signature
Requestor's name (print/type)
Date
Requestor's daytime telephone number
NOTE: If you are not the taxpayer named in Step 1, you must enclose documents demonstrating your authority to receive the
requested tax information.
4506-F
Catalog Number 68948H
www.irs.gov
Form
(Rev. 3-2019)
For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see page 2
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Instructions for Form 4506-F, Identity Theft Victim’s Request for
Copy of Fraudulent Tax Return
Step 3 – Provide Tax Year(s) Requested
Purpose of the form: Victims of identity theft should use this
form to request a tax return transcript of a fraudulent return filed
Line 7: Enter the tax year(s) requested.
using their name and SSN as the primary or secondary taxpayer.
Note: You can request copies of fraudulent returns for the
Note: We may disclose information from a fraudulent return to a
current tax year and previous six tax years.
victim whose name and SSN are listed as the primary taxpayer
or the spouse when the disclosure does not seriously impair tax
Step 4 – Sign Below
administration. Some information on the transcript will be
Signature and Date: This form must be signed and dated by the
masked or partially masked, but there will be enough data to
taxpayer(s) listed on Line 2 or the requestor listed on Line 6.
determine how the taxpayer's personal information was used.
Note: Ensure that all applicable lines are completed prior to
Where to file your request: you will need to send a completed
signing. If the request is missing any of the above, it will be
signed Form 4506-F to the following address:
rejected as incomplete and returned to secure the missing
Department of the Treasury
information.
Internal Revenue Service
Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice. We ask for
Fresno, CA 93888-0025
the information on this form to establish your right to gain access
Note: For requests sent using a Private Delivery Service ship to:
to the requested return(s) under the Internal Revenue Code. We
Internal Revenue Service
need this information to properly identify the return(s) and
5045 East Butler Avenue
respond to your request. If you request a copy of a tax return,
Fresno, CA 93727
sections 6103 and 6109 require you to provide this information,
"Identity Theft - Request for Fraudulent Return"
including your SSN or EIN, to process your request. If you do not
provide this information, we may not be able to process your
Specific Instructions:
request. Providing false or fraudulent information may subject
you to penalties.
Step 1 – Provide Taxpayer Information
Routine uses of this information include giving it to the
Line 1: Enter the SSN used on the fraudulent return.
Department of Justice for civil and criminal litigation, and cities,
Line 2: Enter name of the taxpayer used on the fraudulent
states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. commonwealths and
return.
possessions for use in administering their tax laws. We may also
disclose this information to other countries under a tax treaty, to
Line 3: Enter SSN owner’s current mailing address. If you use a
federal and state agencies to enforce federal nontax criminal
P.O. Box, please include it on this line.
laws, or to federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies to
Line 3a: Enter SSN owner’s current mailing city, state and zip
combat terrorism.
code
You are not required to provide the information requested on a
Line 4: Enter the SSN owner’s complete address shown on the
form that is subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act unless the
last return filed if different from the current mailing
form displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records
address entered on line 3 and 3a.
relating to a form or its instructions must be retained as long as
Note: If the SSN owner’s current mailing addresses on lines
their contents may become material in the administration of any
3, 3a and 4 are different and the address has not been
Internal Revenue law. Generally, tax returns and return
changed with the IRS, a Form 8822, Change of Address,
information are confidential, as required by section 6103.
must be filed.
The time needed to complete and file Form 4506 will vary
depending on individual circumstances. The estimated average
Step 2 – Provide Requestor Information
time is: Learning about the law or the form, 10 min.;
Preparing the form, 16 min.; and Copying, assembling, and
Line 5: Check the box that describes the relationship to the
sending the form to the IRS, 20 min.
taxpayer named in Step 1.
If you have comments concerning the accuracy of these time
Line 6: Enter the SSN or appropriate TIN, name and mailing
estimates or suggestions for making Form 4506 simpler, we
address of the requestor if different from Step 1.
would be happy to hear from you. You can write to:
(Examples of appropriate TINs: Centralized
Authorization File (CAF), Employer Identification
Internal Revenue Service
Number (EIN))
Tax Forms and Publications Division
1111 Constitution Ave. NW; Washington, DC 20224
If you are authorized to obtain the identity theft victim’s tax
information, the Form 4506-F must also be accompanied by
documents demonstrating your authority to receive the
requested tax return information (for example, Form 2848, Form
8821, or a court order) unless:
• You are requesting return information of your minor child as
a parent or legal guardian, or
• Your authority to obtain return information for the requested
tax year(s) is on file with the IRS and you are providing your
CAF number.
4506-F
Catalog Number 68948H
www.irs.gov
Form
(Rev. 3-2019)
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