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We’re your voice at the IRS

The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is an independent organization within the IRS. We’re here to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly and that you know and understand your rights. Our advocates can help if you have tax problems that you can’t resolve on your own.

About us

Our Priorities

We help taxpayers with problems they can’t resolve with the IRS
We understand you and we’re here to help you
We protect taxpayers rights
We recommend changes to Congress to help prevent future problems

How can we help?

Did you get a notice from the IRS?

Enter the notice or letter number below to find out more about it, what action you may need to take, and where on the taxpayer roadmap it falls.

Get help with a specific tax issue

Get help with your taxes and tax disputes

Free IRS tax preparation assistance for qualifying taxpayers

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Find out if TAS can help you with your tax issue

Use the TAS Qualifier Tool

Get help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC)

Find a LITC

Tax Assistance

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) / Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE)

Do you need financial help to file your taxes?

See if your income will qualify for VITA / TCE income tax assistance.

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View all TAS assistance

Did you know there is a Taxpayer Bill of Rights?

The taxpayer Bill of Rights is grouped into 10 easy to understand categories outlining the taxpayer rights and protections embedded in the tax code.

It is also what guides the advocacy work we do for taxpayers.

Read more about your rights