Frequently Asked Questions about Income Taxes

Where is my federal refund?

If you were expecting a refund from your federal taxes but it has not arrived yet, see the IRS web site on refunds.

I want to prepare my taxes by myself on the computer.  Where can I do this?

You can prepare your own taxes on-line using IRS Free File.

How do I obtain federal tax transcripts?

You can obtain your federal tax transcripts on-line from the Get Transcript page of the IRS web site.

What should I do if I have an issue with City of Philadelphia or Pennsylvania state taxes?

PLA can help taxpayers with city and state taxes in some cases. You should save any mail you receive from city or state revenue authorities and contact PLA to see if you are eligible for legal help.

If you are waiting for your tax refund, see Where is my PA Personal Income Tax Refund?