Best answer: Do you need an ID to file with TurboTax?

It is not necessary to provide ID information to file with Turbo Tax.

Can you e-file taxes without ID?

California driver’s license or state ID card information is not required to e-file a California tax return.

What forms of ID are acceptable to file taxes?


  • Passport (with stamped date of entry to U.S. unless from Mexico or Canada)
  • National identification card (must show photo, name, current address, date of birth, and expiration date)
  • U.S. driver’s license.
  • Civil birth certificate (required for dependents under 18 years of age)
  • Foreign driver’s license.

Why is Turbotax asking for my driver’s license?

In an effort to help protect your identity and fight tax fraud, the IRS and many state tax offices are now asking that tax filers provide their driver’s license or state issued ID number. Providing this info is not required to file your taxes.

What states require ID to e-file?

What states are requiring the information for electronically filed returns? At this time, only Alabama, Ohio and New York are requiring the driver’s license for electronically filing. California, Kansas, Louisiana, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin, are requesting (but not requiring) the information.

How can I get photo ID fast?

Visit your local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office to obtain an application, or visit the website for the state DMV to print an application for a temporary photo identification card.

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What can I use my ITIN number for?

What is an ITIN used for?

  • Authorize work in the U.S.
  • Provide eligibility for Social Security benefits.
  • Qualify a dependent for Earned Income Tax Credit Purposes.

What is a theft protection pin on driver’s license?

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An Identity Protection PIN (IP PIN) is a six-digit number that prevents someone else from filing a tax return using your Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number. … You must pass a rigorous identity verification process.