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Pre-Filing Season Awareness Events

Do you want to avoid common federal tax return preparation errors that cause tax return processing and refund delays?

If you prepare your own federal tax return, whether it’s through software or on paper, come visit the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) before you prepare and file your federal income tax return.


You are welcome to attend one of our Pre-Filing Season Awareness events and let us put our 20+ years of advocacy experience with the IRS to work for you. We will share tips to avoid common return preparation errors to help you avoid unnecessary processing and refund delays this tax season.

If you are unable to attend an event, you may find our online resources helpful including this short video.

TAS is here to help you with our no cost service to taxpayers. Check back throughout the filing season to find new events near you.

Can’t make one of these events?

If you are unable to join us at one of the events listed above, don’t worry. You can view similar tax tips on our website. You can also watch our website for more tax tip topics and other tax news all year long.

Avoid Refund Delays Handout

Need Taxpayer Advocate Service Assistance?

If you are already experiencing a federal tax related issue that you have been unable to resolve or if you are experiencing or about to experience a financial hardship because of an IRS action, then use our new Can TAS help me with my tax issue? tool, join one of our local Problem Solving Day events, or visit our Contact Us page.

State event dates & location information

View the state links to see more details on events near you!