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Can I use a P.O. Box as my address for tax return or does ...

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Can I use a P.O. Box as my address for tax return or does it have to be a physical address?
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Yes, you can enter P O Box as your address only if the post office does not delivermail to your physical address.

 

 

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Customer reply replied 10 years ago
Reply to Renu V's Post: so I dont have to have any physical address and can hide my address from the irs?
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so in my first question I can basically hide my physical address from the irs? they dont have any laws on having a physical address?
Tax Professional: RD, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) replied 10 years ago

Note that you can use P O Box only if the post office wont deliver to your physical address. So you cannot hide your physical address if you have one. Infact IRS has the information on your physical address through the mortgage interest, W-2 , social security and other forms filed with the IRS.

 

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