Where to obtain free tax help
Low Income Taxpayer Clinics
Low Income Taxpayer Clinics are independent organizations that provide low income taxpayers with representation in Federal tax controversies with the IRS for free or for a nominal charge.
The clinics also provide tax education and outreach for taxpayers with limited English proficiency or who speak English as a second language.
IRS Publication 4134, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic List, provides information on clinics in your area and is available through the IRS web site at http://www.irs.gov/, by phone at 800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676), or at your local IRS office.
IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS)
The Taxpayer Advocate Service is an independent organization within the IRS, led by the National Taxpayer Advocate.
You may request free assistance from the Taxpayer Advocate Service if you:
- tried to resolve a tax problem with the IRS and
- are still experiencing delays or
- are facing economic harm
The most current information is always available on the TAS home page of the IRS internet web site: http://www.irs.gov/advocate/. Fax numbers are also listed.