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Where Do I Mail My Federal Income Tax Return?

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The federal income tax return form 1040 can be filed at the state wise addresses provided by International Revenue Service.

People of Florida and Georgia can mail at Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Atlanta, Georgia 39901-0002. People who are residing in Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas can mail their federal income tax returns to the Department of the Treasury

Internal Revenue Service Austin, Texas  73301-0002.

Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho,  Illinois, Indiana,  Iowa, Kansas,  Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming can file their federal income tax 1040 at the address, Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Fresno, California 93888-0002.

If you are living in Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, then 1040 form can b filed at Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Kansas City, Missouri 64999-0002.

However, for the filing of other federal income tax returns including (1040A, 1040EZ, 1040E-S, 1040X), addresses can be located state wise through official

website of International Revenue Service.

The eligibility criterion for the Form 1040 is to have minimum $100,000 taxable income. Through Form 1040, a detailed account can be given on all types of income, deductions and credit.

You can also submit your federal income tax returns through e-filing on You can opt for e-file service if your income is $58,000 or less, which is a speedy, safe and convenient approach to file federal income tax return.

The date for filing your Federal income tax return is usually 15th April of the following year. But for the Income tax return of 2010, the due date was 18th April, because of the Emancipation day holiday in the District of Columbia.

If someone is unable to submit the Federal income tax return within due date, then he/she can apply for extension by Application of Automatic Extension of time Form 4868. It provides an extension of six month to file the Federal income tax return.


All the information in the article is for educational purpose, not for legal advice. For legal issues seek your attorney advice

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