How to Request Verification of Non-Filing Letter from the IRS

Online Request

https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get-transcript

 

Note: This is typically not available if you have never filed taxes before in prior years. If this is the case, please use the paper request process detailed below.

  • Click “Get Transcript ONLINE” Create an account or login if a previous user. (If at any point, you cannot validate your identity – for example, you cannot provide financial verification information or you lack access to a mobile phone – you may use Get Transcript by MAIL, see below)
  • Enter the non-filer’s Social Security Number, email address, filing status, account numbers for loan or credit card associated with your name, and mobile phone associated with your name
  • Click “Continue”
  • Select "Verification of Non-filing Letter" and in the Tax Year field, select "2015"
  • If successfully validated, you will be able to view your IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter
  • Print and submit the IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter to the Office of Student Financial Aid at TAMUK

Telephone Request

Available from the IRS by calling 1-800-908-9946

Note: This is typically not available if you have never filed taxes before in prior years. If this is the case, please use the paper request process detailed below.

  • Non-filers must follow prompts to enter their social security number and the numbers in their street address. Generally this will be numbers of the street address that was listed on the latest tax return filed
  • Select "Option 2" to request an IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter and then enter "2015"
  • If successfully validated, non-filers can expect to receive a paper IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter at the address provided in their telephone request within 5 to 10 days from the time of the request
  • IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter requested by telephone cannot be sent directly to a third party by the IRS
  • Submit the IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter to the Office of Student Financial Aid at TAMUK

Paper Request Form – IRS Form 4506-T

Download IRS Form 4506-T at https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f4506t.pdf 

  • Complete lines 1 – 4, following the instructions on page 2 of the form.
  • Line 3: enter the non-filer's street address and zip or postal code. Use the address currently on file with the IRS
  • Line 5 provides non-filers with the option to have their IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter mailed directly to a third party by the IRS. Do NOT complete this line. Do NOT have your IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter sent directly to TAMUK
  • Line 7: Select the checkbox on the right hand side for Verification of Non-filing
  • Line 9: Year or period requested field, enter "12/31/2015"
  • The non-filer must sign and date the form and enter their telephone number. Only one signature is required when requesting a joint IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter
  • Mail or fax the completed IRS Form 4506-T to the address or fax number provided on page 2 of Form 4506-T
  • If the 4506-T information is successfully validated, individuals can expect to receive a paper IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter at the address provided on their request within 5 to 10 days
  • Submit the IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter to the Office of Student Financial Aid at TAMUK