Availability of the IRS Get Transcript Online Tool

Now that the IRS has re-launched its “Get Transcript Online” tool using a new multi-factor authentication process, users of the system (including students and families mired in verification hell) will need to register prior to submitting a transcript request. A tax filer who is not able to register will have to request a tax transcript by mail, paper or phone – which let’s face it just takes forever. Keep in mind, the IRS does not accept requests for transcripts in person at it’s taxpayer assistance centers now either. So here’s what you need to know to help keep your students from going crazy. Continue reading Availability of the IRS Get Transcript Online Tool