Tax forms can be requested online, by phone or in person. Forms can be printed from IRS.gov 24 hours a day or requested via mail by calling 1-800-TAX-FORM. Forms can also be picked up from IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers or other community locations, such as public libraries.
There are 401 Taxpayer Assistance Centers in the United States, and taxpayers can find specific information for local offices by visiting IRS.gov. If forms are requested by mail, they are usually received within 10 days.
Taxpayers who prefer to file online can also use complimentary Free File software at IRS.gov to complete their tax returns completely online.