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I am filling out the" Streamlined Foreign Offshore

Hi, I am filling out the...
Hi,
I am filling out the " Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures" as outline on the IRS website: https://www.irs.gov/individuals/international-taxpayers/u-s-taxpayers-residing-outside-the-united-states
I have a specific question since I am not 100% clear with the instructions.
Should I include all of the delinquent tax returns along with the signed certificate ? Or, should I filed each tax return individually and then attach COPIES of the delinquent tax returns with my certificate?
Here is the sentence that creates the confusion as taken from the instructions:
"attach copies of the statement to each tax return and information return being submitted through these procedures"
I guess I am not sure what the IRS means by copies.
Could you please clarify.
Thanks!
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Dear Friend,

Hello and welcome. Thank you for providing an opportunity to assist you.

From what I understand from your situation, you will file each tax return individually and then attach the copies of the delinquent tax returns. By copies, I believe, the copies of the information of taxes that you have paid abroad. However, returning to the main part of the question, the returns need to be filed individually.

I am sure this would help.

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