Federal Income Tax1040 Forms

Where to mail federal income tax return?

Where to mail federal income tax return – Form 1040? Taxpayers who will submit their tax returns by mail must send them to the Internal Revenue Service address according to the state of residence.

Before mailing Form 1040 to the Internal Revenue Service, make sure to use US Postal Services. Do not use any other delivery service such as FedEx or UPS as they are considered to be private delivery services which will result in the return of your 1040 back to your address. Use USPS when mailing Form 1040 and use a large enough envelope that will contain all of your tax forms and schedules.

Once your return is prepared, mail your tax return to the mailing address that corresponds to your state of residence and whether or not you’re making a payment with your return.

If you live in: Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee: mail Form 1040:

Without Payment

Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Kansas City, MO 64999-0002

With Payment

Internal Revenue Service
P O Box 1214
Charlotte, NC 28201-1214


If you live in: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Ohio, Washington; mail Form 1040:

Without Payment

Use this address January 1, 2021 
through June 18, 2021:
Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Fresno, CA 93888-0002 

With Payment

Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 802501
Cincinnati, OH 
45280-2501


If you live in: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming: mail Form 1040 to:

Without Payment

Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Ogden, UT 84201-0002

With Payment

Internal Revenue Service
P O Box 802501
Cincinnati, OH 45280-2501


If you live in: Arkansas, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin; mail Form 1040 to:

Without Payment

Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Kansas City, MO 64999-0002

With Payment

Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 931000
Louisville, KY 40293-1000


If you live in: Connecticut, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia; mail Form 1040:

Without Payment

Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Ogden, UT 84201-0002

With Payment

Internal Revenue Service
P. O. Box 931000
Louisville, KY 40293-1000


If you live in: Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas; mail Form 1040 to:

Without Payment

Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Austin, TX 73301-0002

With Payment

Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 1214
Charlotte, NC 28201-1214

When will the IRS process my return?

Upon mailing Form 1040 to the Internal Revenue Service, your tax return will be processed in about three to six weeks. If you’re expecting a refund and want to get it as soon as possible, it is highly suggested to file electronically as it takes less time for the IRS to process tax returns.

On average, you can expect to have your refund within two to three weeks after the IRS receives your return for e-filed tax returns. You can see the IRS Refund Schedule 2021 to see how long it takes to receive a tax refund for most filers.

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