How to obtain a copy of past tax returns in all 50 states

Elizabeth Rosen
by Elizabeth Rosen, Contributor

Are you looking for a copy of a past state tax return? Here is an alphabetical list with links to each state’s website, as well as a telephone number, to help you find what you need.

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Alabama
Website: Alabama Individual Income Tax Forms
Phone: 334-242-1170

Alaska
Alaska does not collect a state income tax.

Arizona
Website: Individual Forms
Phone: 602-255-3381

Arkansas
Website: Individual Income Tax Forms and Instructions
Phone: 501-682-1100

California
Website: Forms and Publications
Phone: 800-338-0505

Colorado
Website: Individual Income Current and Prior Year
Phone: 303-238-7378

Connecticut
Website: Income Tax Prior Years
Phone: 860-297-5962

Delaware
Website: Prior Year Personal Income Tax Forms
Phone: 302-577-8200

Florida
Florida does not collect a state income tax.

Georgia
Website: Individual Income Tax Forms
Phone: 877-423-6711

Hawaii
Website: Individual Income Tax Forms
Phone: 808-587-4242

Idaho
Website: Individual Income Tax Forms By Year
Phone: 800-972-7660

Illinois
Website: Prior Years - Individual Income Tax Forms
Phone: 800-732-8866

Indiana
Website: Indiana State Prior Year Tax Forms
Phone: 317-232-2240

Iowa
Website: Individual Income Tax Forms Archive
Phone: 515-281-3114

Kansas
Website: Forms and Publications - Individual Income
Phone: 785-368-8222

Kentucky
Website: Prior Year Forms
Phone: 502-564-4581

Louisiana
Website: Individual Income Tax Forms
Phone: 225-219-0102

Maine
Website: Forms, Publications & Applications
Phone: 207-626-8475

Maryland
Website: Individual Income Tax Forms
Phone: 1-800-MD-TAXES

Massachusetts
Website: Personal Income Tax Forms
Phone: 617-887-MDOR

Michigan
Website: Current and Previous Year Forms
Phone: 517-636-4486

Minnesota
Website: Prior Year Forms
Phone: 651-296-3781

Mississippi
Website: Prior Year Individual Income Tax Forms
Phone: 601-923-7000

Missouri
Website: Forms and Manuals
Phone: 573-751-3505

Montana
Website: Previous Year Downloadable Forms
Phone: 866-859-2254

Nebraska
Website: Current and Prior Years’ Tax Forms
Phone: 402-471-5729

Nevada
Nevada does not collect a state income tax.

New Hampshire
New Hampshire does not collect a state income tax.

New Jersey
Website: Prior Year Gross Income Tax Forms
Phone: 609-826-4400

New Mexico
Website: Old Forms and Publications
Phone: 505-827-0700

New York
Website: Previous Year Tax Forms
Phone: 518-457-5181

North Carolina
Website: Individual Income Tax Forms and Instructions
Phone: 877-252-3052

North Dakota
Website: Individual Income Tax Forms for Prior Years
Phone: 701-328-1247

Ohio
Website: Tax Forms
Phone: 800-282-1780

Oklahoma
Website: Past Years Income Tax Forms
Phone: 405-521-3160

Oregon
Website: Personal Income Tax Forms & Instructions
Phone: 503-378-4988

Pennsylvania
Website: Personal Income Tax Forms
Phone: 1-888-PATAXES

Rhode Island
Website: Tax Forms
Phone: 401-574-8829 (option #3)

South Carolina
Website: Tax Forms & Instructions for Previous Years
Phone: 800-768-3676

South Dakota
South Dakota does not collect a state income tax.

Tennessee
Tennessee does not collect a state income tax.

Texas
Texas does not collect a state income tax.

Utah
Website: Previous Years’ Forms & Publications
Phone: 801-297-2200 or 800-662-4335

Vermont
Website: Prior Year Tax Forms
Phone: 802-828-2865

Virginia
Website: Individual Income Tax Forms
Phone: 804-440-2541

Washington
Washington does not collect a state income tax.

Washington D.C.
Website: Prior Year Tax Forms
Phone: 202-727-4829

West Virginia
Website: Personal Income Taxes
Phone: 304-558-3333 or 800-982-8297

Wisconsin
Website: Prior Year Income Tax Forms
Phone: 608-266- 2486

Wyoming
Wyoming does not collect a state income tax.