Internal Revenue Service suggestions for getting advice in
preparing federal tax returns:
On the Internet
The IRS web page is at www.irs.ustreas.gov.
General tax assistance: 1-800-829-1040.
Recorded tax info: 1-800-829-4477.
Forms by mail: 1-800-829-3676.
Forms by fax: 1-703-368-9694.
Automated refund info: 1-800-829-4477.
Problem solving: 1-877-777-4778.
Forms, publications and tax help are available at 400 local IRS
offices. Walk-in assistance is available on Saturdays through April
10 at 250 sites. Call your local IRS office to find out more.
The IRS 1998 CD-ROM can be ordered through the Internet site
for $13, plus a $5 handling fee. Or taxpayers can call
1-877-233-6767 to order the disk for $20 plus the handling fee. The
disk includes virtually everything necessary for filing a return,
including forms and instructions.
The IRS operates free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sessions
and Tax Counseling for the Elderly days during filing season at
shopping centers, libraries, churches and community centers. Watch
for announcements at these sites and in local newspapers, or call