What will I need to eFile?
The tax office recommends that you gather together the following items that will be needed during the online interview process:
  • Preprinted tax return mailed to you that includes your PIN
  • Compensation and Net Income/Loss Documentation (includes W-2's, 1099's, Schedule(s) for income)
  • Unreimbursed Employee Business Expenses
  • If you have moved, your addresses and move dates during the tax year
  • Amount of Philadelphia Tax Credit (if applicable)
  • Schedule G if claiming out of state tax credits
  • If required to file a local tax return elsewhere, you will need a completed copy of the other municipality's local tax return (including documentation)
  • Proof of non-residency status (if filing at non-resident tax rate
  • If you owe a payment and plan on paying at the time you file, please have available your credit card and/or checking account information (if you prefer to issue an electronic check or schedule an ACH debit)

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1. How do I get earned income tax forms?
2. Who can file?
3. What will I need to eFile?
4. What is my PIN?
5. If I use eFiling, what has been done to protect my confidential information?
6. Is there a fee to file electronically?
7. How do I eFile?
8. Short form or long form?
9. What happens after I eFile?
10. What benefit is there to filing electronically?
11. What if I am asked by the tax office to provide additional information and fail to do so?
12. Who should I contact with any further questions?