Who qualifies For Taxpayer Advocates Services Assistance?
If you have tried to resolve a tax problem with the IRS and are still experiencing delays are facing financial difficulty or significant cost, you may request the assistance of the Taxpayer Advocate Service. Our service is free, confidential, tailored to meet your need and available to businesses as well as individuals. You may be eligible for assistance if: _ You are experiencing financial difficulty or significant cost (including fees for professional representation); -You have experienced a delay by the IRS of more than 30 days in resolving you r tax issue; or _ You have tried to resolve your tax problem through normal IRS channels and have gotten nowhere, or you believe an IRS procedure just isn't working as it should.
Who do I reach a Taxpayer Advocate
There is at least one Local Taxpayer Advocate in each state, the District of Columbia, an Puerto Rico. Go to www.irs.gov/advocate or check your local phone directory for the Taxpayer Advocate Service office nearest you. You can also: _ Call the TAS toll free case intake line at 1-877-ASKTAS1 (1-877-275-8271) for help in English Spanish, French, and other languages; -caIl 1-800-829-4059 forTTYITDD help; -File Form 911, Request For Taxpayer Advocate Service Assistance (And Application for Taxpayer Assistance Order) with the Taxpayer Advocate Service; or _ Request that an IRS employee complete a Form 911 on your behalf (in person or over the phone).