Irs.gov - SEO Checker

Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
80% 
Page quality
50% 
Page structure
54% 
Link structure
25% 
Server
56% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
1.00 s
File size
148.30 kB
Words
1219
Media files
27
Number of links
251 internal / 12 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Internal Revenue Service | An official website of the United States government
The page title should be shorter than 580 pixels. It is 701 pixels long. Optimize title
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
Pay your taxes. Get your refund status. Find IRS forms and answers to tax questions. We help you understand and meet your federal tax responsibilities.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (941 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.irs.gov/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
The specified alternate links have no errors.
Other meta tags
(Somewhat important)
There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
Domain
(Somewhat important)
The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
(Somewhat important)
No parameters were found in the URL.
No session ID was found in the URL.
The URL does not have too many subdirectories.
Charset encoding
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The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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descriptionPay your taxes. Get your refund status. Find IRS forms and answers to tax questions. We help you understand and meet your federal tax responsibilities.
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
No paragraphs were detected.
This page contains 1219 words. That's ok.
22% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
Frames
(Critically important)
This page does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
No Apple touch icon is specified.
This page loads 9 JavaScript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" is provided.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 24 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
(Nice to have)
No additional page markup was found.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Media list

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/themes/custom/pup_base/IRS-Logo.svgHome
...mes/custom/pup_irs/images/logo-print.svgHome
/pub/image/DUT-homepage-tools.jpgUpload documents in response to an IRS notice or letter.
/pub/image/OLA-desktop-250-208.pngView Your Account Information
/pub/homepage-tools-free-file-laptop.pngIRS Free File
...1205-Where'sMyRefund_Desktop-250-208.pngWhere's My Refund?
/pub/image/DirectPay_Mobile-250-208.pngPay Directly From Your Bank Account
...ge/1205-GetTranscript_laptop-250-208.pngGet Your Tax Records
/pub/image/homepage-tools-ippin-laptop.pngIdentity Protection PIN (IP PIN)
/pub/image/homepage-tools-twe2023.pngTax Withholding Estimator
/pub/image/homepage-tools-TAC-locator.pngTaxpayer Assistance Center Locator
...mage/homepage-news-freefile-thumbsup.jpgFree File will help you do your taxes online for free
/pub/image/thinkstockphotos-1059273701.jpgGet free one-on-one tax preparation help nationwide if you qualify
/pub/image/erc-homepage_2.jpgYou can withdraw incorrect ERC claims if you haven’t received the money
/pub/image/dmaf-hp-photo.pngNew IRS forms make completing, filing and processing forms easier and more accurate.
/pub/image/ira-sop-with-logo-homepage.pngSee how the IRS will deliver transformational change
/pub/image/clean-tax-credit-homepage.jpgUpdates on credits and deductions under the Inflation Reduction Act
...mepage-news-special-filing-250-208_0.pngSpecial updates and news for 2023
...n-envelope-image-ca-taxes-homepage_1.jpgPrior year collection notices to resume in 2024
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Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Home Page
The H1 heading is too short (9 characters). It should be at least 20 Characters long.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 38 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Home Page
H2 Information Menu
H2 Help Menu Mobile
H2 Main navigation mobile
H2 Information Menu Duplicate text
H2 File
H2 Pay
H2 Refunds
H2 Credits & Deductions
H2 Forms & Instructions
H2 Main navigation mobile Duplicate text
H2 Main navigation
H2 Info Menu Mobile
H2 How can we help you?
H2 Tools & applications
H2 News & announcements
H2 Footer Navigation
H2 Subfooter
H3 Document Upload Tool
H3 Your Account
H3 IRS Free File
H3 Where's My Refund?
H3 Pay Directly From Your Bank Account
H3 Get Your Tax Records
H3 Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN)
H3 Tax Withholding Estimator
H3 Taxpayer Assistance Center Locator
H3 IRS Free File Duplicate text
H3 Free tax preparation
H3 Employee Retention Credit
H3 Mobile-friendly forms available
H3 Inflation Reduction Act Strategic Operating Plan
H3 Clean energy credits and deductions
H3 Tax Updates and News
H3 Penalty relief for many taxpayers
H3 IRS operations status
H3 Preparing for disasters
H3 IRS on X
Some internal link anchor texts are too long.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The number of internal links is ok.
All internal links are not using dynamic parameters.
There are 12 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.irs.gov/Anchor Skip to main content
https://www.irs.gov/IMG-ALT Home
A-TITLE Home
https://www.irs.gov/es/node/58476Español
/zh-hans/node/58476中文 (简体)
/zh-hant/node/58476中文 (繁體)
https://www.irs.gov/ko/node/58476한국어
https://www.irs.gov/ru/node/58476Русский
https://www.irs.gov/vi/node/58476Tiếng Việt
https://www.irs.gov/ht/node/58476Kreyòl ayisyen
/help/let-us-help-youHelp
A-TITLE Help
https://www.irs.gov/newsroomNews
A-TITLE News
/charities-and-nonprofitsCharities & Nonprofits
/tax-professionalsTax Pros
/help/let-us-help-youText duplicate Help
https://www.irs.gov/Text duplicate IMG-ALT Home
A-TITLE Home
https://www.irs.gov/filingFile
https://www.irs.gov/filingOverview
/how-to-file-your-taxes-step-b...Individuals
https://www.irs.gov/businessesBusiness & Self Employed
/charities-and-nonprofitsCharities and Nonprofits
/individuals/international-tax...International Taxpayers
/government-entities/federal-s...Federal State and Local Governments
/government-entities/indian-tr...Indian Tribal Governments
/tax-exempt-bondsTax Exempt Bonds
/filing/individuals/how-to-fileHow to File
/filing/individuals/when-to-fileWhen to File
/filing/where-to-file-tax-retu...Where to File
/filing/individuals/update-my-...Update Your Information
/individuals/get-transcriptGet Your Tax Record
/businesses/small-businesses-s...Apply for an Employer ID Number (EIN)
/filing/wheres-my-amended-returnCheck Your Amended Return Status
/identity-theft-fraud-scams/ge...Get an Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN)
/filing/free-file-do-your-fede...File Your Taxes for Free
https://www.irs.gov/paymentsPay
https://www.irs.gov/paymentsText duplicate Overview
/payments/direct-payBank Account (Direct Pay)
/payments/online-payment-agree...Payment Plan (Installment Agreement)
/payments/eftps-the-electronic...Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS)
/payments/your-online-accountYour Online Account
/individuals/tax-withholding-e...Tax Withholding Estimator
/businesses/small-businesses-s...Estimated Taxes
/payments/penaltiesPenalties
https://www.irs.gov/refundsRefunds
https://www.irs.gov/refundsText duplicate Overview
/wheres-my-refundWhere's My Refund
/refunds/what-to-expect-for-re...What to Expect
/refunds/get-your-refund-faste...Direct Deposit
/taxtopics/tc203Reduced Refunds
/filing/file-an-amended-returnAmend Return
/credits-and-deductionsCredits & Deductions
/credits-and-deductionsText duplicate Overview
/credits-and-deductions-for-in...Text duplicate Individuals
A-TITLE For you and your family
/credits-deductions/businessesBusinesses & Self-Employed
A-TITLE Standard mileage and other information
/credits-deductions/individual...Earned Income Credit (EITC)
/credits-deductions/individual...Child Tax Credit
/credits-deductions/clean-vehi...Clean Energy and Vehicle Credits
/help/ita/how-much-is-my-stand...Standard Deduction
/retirement-plansRetirement Plans
/forms-instructionsForms & Instructions
/forms-instructionsText duplicate Overview
/forms-pubs/about-form-1040Form 1040
A-TITLE Individual Tax Return
/pub/irs-pdf/i1040gi.pdfForm 1040 Instructions
A-TITLE Instructions for Form 1040
/forms-pubs/about-form-w-9Form W-9
A-TITLE Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
/forms-pubs/about-form-4506-tForm 4506-T
A-TITLE Request for Transcript of Tax Return
/forms-pubs/about-form-w-4Form W-4
A-TITLE Employee's Withholding Certificate
/forms-pubs/about-form-941Form 941
A-TITLE Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
/forms-pubs/about-form-w-2Form W-2
A-TITLE Employers engaged in a trade or business who pay compensation
/forms-pubs/about-form-9465Form 9465
A-TITLE Installment Agreement Request
/forms-pubs/about-form-1040xForm 1040-X
A-TITLE Amend/Fix Return
/forms-pubs/about-form-2848Form 2848
A-TITLE Apply for Power of Attorney
/forms-pubs/about-form-w-7Form W-7
A-TITLE Apply for an ITIN
/pub/irs-pdf/pcir230.pdfCircular 230
A-TITLE Rules Governing Practice before IRS
/help/let-us-help-youText duplicate Help
A-TITLE Help
https://www.irs.gov/newsroomText duplicate News
A-TITLE News
/charities-and-nonprofitsText duplicate Charities & Nonprofits
/tax-professionalsText duplicate Tax Pros
https://www.irs.gov/filingText duplicate Overview
/how-to-file-your-taxes-step-b...Text duplicate Individuals
https://www.irs.gov/businessesText duplicate Business & Self Employed
/charities-and-nonprofitsText duplicate Charities and Nonprofits
/individuals/international-tax...Text duplicate International Taxpayers
/government-entities/federal-s...Text duplicate Federal State and Local Governments
/government-entities/indian-tr...Text duplicate Indian Tribal Governments
/tax-exempt-bondsText duplicate Tax Exempt Bonds
/filing/individuals/how-to-fileText duplicate How to File
/filing/individuals/when-to-fileText duplicate When to File
/filing/where-to-file-tax-retu...Text duplicate Where to File
/filing/individuals/update-my-...Text duplicate Update Your Information
/individuals/get-transcriptText duplicate Get Your Tax Record
/businesses/small-businesses-s...Text duplicate Apply for an Employer ID Number (EIN)
/filing/wheres-my-amended-returnText duplicate Check Your Amended Return Status
/identity-theft-fraud-scams/ge...Text duplicate Get an Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN)
/filing/free-file-do-your-fede...Text duplicate File Your Taxes for Free
https://www.irs.gov/paymentsText duplicate Overview
/payments/direct-payText duplicate Bank Account (Direct Pay)
/payments/online-payment-agree...Text duplicate Payment Plan (Installment Agreement)
/payments/eftps-the-electronic...Text duplicate Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS)
/payments/your-online-accountText duplicate Your Online Account
/individuals/tax-withholding-e...Text duplicate Tax Withholding Estimator
/businesses/small-businesses-s...Text duplicate Estimated Taxes
/payments/penaltiesText duplicate Penalties
https://www.irs.gov/refundsText duplicate Overview
/wheres-my-refundText duplicate Where's My Refund
/refunds/what-to-expect-for-re...Text duplicate What to Expect
/refunds/get-your-refund-faste...Text duplicate Direct Deposit
/taxtopics/tc203Text duplicate Reduced Refunds
/filing/file-an-amended-returnText duplicate Amend Return
/credits-and-deductionsText duplicate Overview
/credits-and-deductions-for-in...Text duplicate Individuals
A-TITLE For you and your family
/credits-deductions/businessesText duplicate Businesses & Self-Employed
A-TITLE Standard mileage and other information
/credits-deductions/individual...Text duplicate Earned Income Credit (EITC)
/credits-deductions/individual...Text duplicate Child Tax Credit
/credits-deductions/clean-vehi...Text duplicate Clean Energy and Vehicle Credits
/help/ita/how-much-is-my-stand...Text duplicate Standard Deduction
/retirement-plansText duplicate Retirement Plans
/forms-instructionsText duplicate Overview
/forms-pubs/about-form-1040Text duplicate Form 1040
A-TITLE Individual Tax Return
/pub/irs-pdf/i1040gi.pdfText duplicate Form 1040 Instructions
A-TITLE Instructions for Form 1040
/forms-pubs/about-form-w-9Text duplicate Form W-9
A-TITLE Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
/forms-pubs/about-form-4506-tText duplicate Form 4506-T
A-TITLE Request for Transcript of Tax Return
/forms-pubs/about-form-w-4Text duplicate Form W-4
A-TITLE Employee's Withholding Certificate
/forms-pubs/about-form-941Text duplicate Form 941
A-TITLE Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
/forms-pubs/about-form-w-2Text duplicate Form W-2
A-TITLE Employers engaged in a trade or business who pay compensation
/forms-pubs/about-form-9465Text duplicate Form 9465
A-TITLE Installment Agreement Request
/forms-pubs/about-form-1040xText duplicate Form 1040-X
A-TITLE Amend/Fix Return
/forms-pubs/about-form-2848Text duplicate Form 2848
A-TITLE Apply for Power of Attorney
/forms-pubs/about-form-w-7Text duplicate Form W-7
A-TITLE Apply for an ITIN
/pub/irs-pdf/pcir230.pdfText duplicate Circular 230
A-TITLE Rules Governing Practice before IRS
https://www.irs.gov/Text duplicate IMG-ALT Home
A-TITLE Home
https://www.irs.gov/filingText duplicate File
https://www.irs.gov/filingText duplicate Overview
/how-to-file-your-taxes-step-b...Text duplicate Individuals
https://www.irs.gov/businessesText duplicate Business & Self Employed
/charities-and-nonprofitsText duplicate Charities and Nonprofits
/individuals/international-tax...Text duplicate International Taxpayers
/government-entities/federal-s...Text duplicate Federal State and Local Governments
/government-entities/indian-tr...Text duplicate Indian Tribal Governments
/tax-exempt-bondsText duplicate Tax Exempt Bonds
/filing/individuals/how-to-fileText duplicate How to File
/filing/individuals/when-to-fileText duplicate When to File
/filing/where-to-file-tax-retu...Text duplicate Where to File
/filing/individuals/update-my-...Text duplicate Update Your Information
/individuals/get-transcriptText duplicate Get Your Tax Record
/businesses/small-businesses-s...Text duplicate Apply for an Employer ID Number (EIN)
/filing/wheres-my-amended-returnText duplicate Check Your Amended Return Status
/identity-theft-fraud-scams/ge...Text duplicate Get an Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN)
/filing/free-file-do-your-fede...Text duplicate File Your Taxes for Free
https://www.irs.gov/paymentsText duplicate Pay
https://www.irs.gov/paymentsText duplicate Overview
/payments/direct-payText duplicate Bank Account (Direct Pay)
/payments/online-payment-agree...Text duplicate Payment Plan (Installment Agreement)
/payments/eftps-the-electronic...Text duplicate Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS)
/payments/your-online-accountText duplicate Your Online Account
/individuals/tax-withholding-e...Text duplicate Tax Withholding Estimator
/businesses/small-businesses-s...Text duplicate Estimated Taxes
/payments/penaltiesText duplicate Penalties
https://www.irs.gov/refundsText duplicate Refunds
https://www.irs.gov/refundsText duplicate Overview
/wheres-my-refundText duplicate Where's My Refund
/refunds/what-to-expect-for-re...Text duplicate What to Expect
/refunds/get-your-refund-faste...Text duplicate Direct Deposit
/taxtopics/tc203Text duplicate Reduced Refunds
/filing/file-an-amended-returnText duplicate Amend Return
/credits-and-deductionsText duplicate Credits & Deductions
/credits-and-deductionsText duplicate Overview
/credits-and-deductions-for-in...Text duplicate Individuals
A-TITLE For you and your family
/credits-deductions/businessesText duplicate Businesses & Self-Employed
A-TITLE Standard mileage and other information
/credits-deductions/individual...Text duplicate Earned Income Credit (EITC)
/credits-deductions/individual...Text duplicate Child Tax Credit
/credits-deductions/clean-vehi...Text duplicate Clean Energy and Vehicle Credits
/help/ita/how-much-is-my-stand...Text duplicate Standard Deduction
/retirement-plansText duplicate Retirement Plans
/forms-instructionsText duplicate Forms & Instructions
/forms-instructionsText duplicate Overview
/forms-pubs/about-form-1040Text duplicate Form 1040
A-TITLE Individual Tax Return
/pub/irs-pdf/i1040gi.pdfText duplicate Form 1040 Instructions
A-TITLE Instructions for Form 1040
/forms-pubs/about-form-w-9Text duplicate Form W-9
A-TITLE Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
/forms-pubs/about-form-4506-tText duplicate Form 4506-T
A-TITLE Request for Transcript of Tax Return
/forms-pubs/about-form-w-4Text duplicate Form W-4
A-TITLE Employee's Withholding Certificate
/forms-pubs/about-form-941Text duplicate Form 941
A-TITLE Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
/forms-pubs/about-form-w-2Text duplicate Form W-2
A-TITLE Employers engaged in a trade or business who pay compensation
/forms-pubs/about-form-9465Text duplicate Form 9465
A-TITLE Installment Agreement Request
/forms-pubs/about-form-1040xText duplicate Form 1040-X
A-TITLE Amend/Fix Return
/forms-pubs/about-form-2848Text duplicate Form 2848
A-TITLE Apply for Power of Attorney
/forms-pubs/about-form-w-7Text duplicate Form W-7
A-TITLE Apply for an ITIN
/pub/irs-pdf/pcir230.pdfText duplicate Circular 230
A-TITLE Rules Governing Practice before IRS
https://www.irs.gov/filingText duplicate File
https://www.irs.gov/paymentsText duplicate Pay
https://www.irs.gov/refundsText duplicate Refunds
/credits-and-deductionsText duplicate Credits & Deductions
/forms-instructionsText duplicate Forms & Instructions
/help/let-us-help-youText duplicate Help
A-TITLE Help
https://www.irs.gov/newsroomText duplicate News
A-TITLE News
/charities-and-nonprofitsText duplicate Charities & Nonprofits
/tax-professionalsText duplicate Tax Pros
A-TITLE Tax Pros
/wheres-my-refundGet your refund status
https://www.irs.gov/your-accountSign in to your account
/individuals/get-transcriptGet your tax record
https://www.irs.gov/paymentsMake a payment
/filing/free-file-do-your-fede...File your taxes for free
/forms-instructionsFind forms & instructions
https://www.irs.gov/help/itaGet answers to your tax questions
/businesses/small-businesses-s...Text duplicate Apply for an Employer ID Number (EIN)
/filing/wheres-my-amended-returnCheck your amended return status
/help/irs-document-upload-toolDocument Upload Tool Upload documents in response to an IRS notice or letter. Submit requested files
IMG-ALT Upload documents in response to an IRS notice or letter.
https://www.irs.gov/your-accountYour Account Access your individual, business or tax pro account. Go to your account
IMG-ALT View Your Account Information
/irs-free-file-do-your-taxes-f...IRS Free File Prepare and file your federal income taxes online for free. Try IRS Free File
IMG-ALT IRS Free File
/wheres-my-refundWhere's My Refund? Find the status of your last return and check on your refund. Check your refund status
IMG-ALT Where's My Refund?
/payments/direct-payPay Directly From Your Bank Account Use Direct Pay to securely pay your taxes from your checking or savings account. Pay your taxes
IMG-ALT Pay Directly From Your Bank Account
/individuals/get-transcriptGet Your Tax Records Request your transcripts online or by mail. Get your transcript
IMG-ALT Get Your Tax Records
/identity-theft-fraud-scams/ge...Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN) Protect yourself from tax-related identity theft. Register for your IP PIN
IMG-ALT Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN)
/individuals/tax-withholding-e...Tax Withholding Estimator Make sure you have the right amount of tax withheld from your paycheck. Check your withholding
IMG-ALT Tax Withholding Estimator
/help/contact-your-local-irs-o...Taxpayer Assistance Center Locator Find your local office and see what services are available. Contact your local IRS Office
IMG-ALT Taxpayer Assistance Center Locator
/irs-free-file-do-your-taxes-f...IRS Free File Free File will help you do your taxes online for free Find out how to file
IMG-ALT Free File will help you do your taxes online for free
/individuals/free-tax-return-p...Free tax preparation Get free one-on-one tax preparation help nationwide if you qualify Find a site near you
IMG-ALT Get free one-on-one tax preparation help nationwide if you qualify
/newsroom/irs-employee-retenti...Subdomain Employee Retention Credit You can withdraw incorrect ERC claims if you haven’t received the money Get the latest updates
IMG-ALT You can withdraw incorrect ERC claims if you haven’t received the money
/forms-pubs/mobile-friendly-formsMobile-friendly forms available New IRS forms make completing, filing and processing forms easier and more accurate. Access mobile-friendly forms
IMG-ALT New IRS forms make completing, filing and processing forms easier and more accurate.
/about-irs/irs-inflation-reduc...Inflation Reduction Act Strategic Operating Plan See how the IRS will deliver transformational change Read the Plan
IMG-ALT See how the IRS will deliver transformational change
/credits-and-deductions-under-...Clean energy credits and deductions Updates on credits and deductions under the Inflation Reduction Act Find out more
IMG-ALT Updates on credits and deductions under the Inflation Reduction Act
/newsroom/tax-updates-and-news...Tax Updates and News Special updates and news for 2024 Read the latest developments
IMG-ALT Special updates and news for 2023
/newsroom/irs-helps-taxpayers-...Penalty relief for many taxpayers Prior year collection notices to resume in 2024 Find out more
IMG-ALT Prior year collection notices to resume in 2024
/newsroom/irs-operations-statu...IRS operations status Check our current processing times for returns, refunds and other services. Get the latest updates
IMG-ALT IRS continues to process returns and issue refunds
https://twitter.com/IRSnewsExternal IRS on X Follow @IRSnews on X for the latest news and announcements. Read the latest IRS tweets
IMG-ALT Follow @IRSnews on X for the latest news and announcements.
https://www.irs.gov/about-irsAbout IRS
https://jobs.irs.gov/External Subdomain Careers
/statistics/soi-tax-stats-irs-...Operations and Budget
https://www.irs.gov/statisticsTax Statistics
/help/let-us-help-youText duplicate Help
/help/contact-your-local-irs-o...Find a Local Office
/taxpayer-bill-of-rightsTaxpayer Bill of Rights
/taxpayer-advocateTaxpayer Advocate Service
https://www.irs.gov/appealsIndependent Office of Appeals
/about-irs/protecting-taxpayer...Civil Rights
/privacy-disclosure/irs-freedo...FOIA
https://home.treasury.gov/foot...External Subdomain No FEAR Act Data
/newsroom/general-overview-of-...Reliance on Guidance
/individuals/understanding-you...IRS Notices and Letters
/identity-theft-centralIdentity Theft
/privacy-disclosure/report-phi...Phishing
/compliance/criminal-investiga...Tax Fraud
/compliance/criminal-investiga...Criminal Investigation
/compliance/whistleblower-officeWhistleblower Office
https://www.irs.gov/esSubdomain Text duplicate Español
https://www.irs.gov/zh-hansSubdomain Text duplicate 中文 (简体)
https://www.irs.gov/zh-hantSubdomain Text duplicate 中文 (繁體)
https://www.irs.gov/koSubdomain Text duplicate 한국어
https://www.irs.gov/ruSubdomain Pусский
https://www.irs.gov/viSubdomain Text duplicate Tiếng Việt
https://www.irs.gov/htSubdomain Text duplicate Kreyòl ayisyen
https://www.irs.gov/Subdomain English
/help/languagesOther Languages
https://www.treasury.gov/External Subdomain U.S. Treasury
https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/External Subdomain Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration
https://www.usa.gov/External Subdomain USA.gov
https://www.usaspending.gov/External Subdomain USAspending.gov
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Facebook popularity
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www.irs.gov
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Pay your taxes. Get your refund status. Find IRS forms and answers to tax questions. We help you understand and meet your federal tax responsibilities.

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