Welcome to MyTaxRights.org, a free resource dedicated to educating taxpayers about their federal tax rights and responsibilities. We make taxes simple, easy & fun!

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Informational Pages

Free File Program

Did you earn less than $69,000 in 2019? If so, you may qualify to file your taxes for free under the Free File Program.

Students

Can I file my own tax return? What is a "tax deduction"? Are there any special tax measures for students?

Personal Income Tax

Find answers to common personal income tax questions while learning about its evolution in U.S. history.

Military

What can I exclude from my gross income? Is disability pay taxable? Can I deduct money spent on military gear?

Small Businesses

What are employment taxes? Am I required to make estimated tax payments? LLC vs. S-Corp. vs. Partnership?

Seniors

Are my social security benefits taxable? What about my retirement pension? Can I deduct medical expenses?

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Taxpayer Bill of Rights

As taxpayers, we are all entitled to certain rights when dealing with the IRS. The Taxpayer Bill of Rights groups the existing rights established by the tax code into the ten fundamental rights summarized below. It is important for everyone to understand each of these rights.

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The Right To Be Informed 

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The Right To Quality Service

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The Right To Pay No More Than The Correct Amount Of Tax

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The Right To Challenge The IRS's Position And Be Heard

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The Right To Appeal An IRS Decision In An Independent Forum

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The Right To Finality

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The Right To Privacy

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The Right To Confidentiality

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The Right To Retain Representation 

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The Right To A Fair And Just Tax System

Full text of the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (PDF):

Need Assistance with the IRS?

If you are having tax problems and have not been able to resolve them with the IRS, the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) may be able to help you. TAS is an independent organization within the IRS; its job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly and that you know and understand your rights.

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