How to Order Publications From the IRS

If you need any publications or forms from the IRS, you can easily obtain them by ordering them online. The different publications have a lot of useful information for taxpayers, such as taxpayer rights, an armed forces' tax guide and preparation instructions. You can order up to 10 publications at no charge and it only takes a few minutes to search for the publication you want and place your order.

Find the forms

Step 1

Use your computer to go online to to order forms and publications.

Step 2

Click on the link for "Forms and Publications By Mail."

Step 3

Enter the title or keyword of the publication you want to order in the search box. When the results come up, check the box of the appropriate publication and click "Add to Cart."

Step 4

Select "Resume" to search for more publications or click "Checkout" if you are finished.

Step 5

Enter your shipping information and click "Continue." Review your shipping information and the publications you are ordering and make any necessary changes. Once everything is correct, click "Confirm" and your publications will be sent to you.


Call 1-800-829-3676 to place an order if you need more than 10 publications.

If you don't want to wait to receive your forms by mail, you can download them from the IRS website if you have a working printer.

Things You'll Need

  • Computer

  • Internet