e-Services is a suite of web-based tools that allow tax professionals and payers to complete certain transactions online with the IRS. The tools include Registration Services, e-file Application, Transcript Delivery and TIN Matching. These services are only available to approved IRS business partners as noted below and not to the public.
Authorized business partners who need assistance using the online tools can contact the e-help Desk at 1-866-255-0654. International callers must dial 512-416-7750.
Transcript Delivery System
Use TDS to view your client’s return and account information quickly, in a secure, online session. EROs, Circular 230 practitioners and RAs are eligible to use TDS to request and receive account transcripts, wage and income documents, tax return transcripts and verification of non-filing letters. A Record of Account that combines both the Return Transcript and Account Transcript into one product is also available.
The IRS will only honor requests for these products when a properly executed Form 2848, Power of Attorney or Form 8821, Tax Information Authorization, is already on file with us. RAs must have a Form 8655, Reporting Agent Authorization, on file in lieu of F2848 or F8821.
TDS user access is defaulted to approved principals, responsible officials, and principal consents on the e-file application. These individuals may authorize TDS access to ‘delegated users’ in their business.
Please read the IRS TDS Article for more information.