If you are having tax problems and have not been able to resolve them with the IRS, the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) may be able to help you. And our service is free.
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Need help resolving your tax issue? Complete the Form 911 to request assistance.
When you call TAS you will be connected with the Centralized Case Intake (CCI) team who is your first point of contact with the Taxpayer Advocate Service. They will guide you along the process to start your case and get the help you need.Contact us
To open a case in TAS you will need to complete the Form 911. You can download the Form online and mail or fax it to your local office or contact one of our advocates to get you started.Download the Form 911
Depending on the tax issue complexities, it could take a couple weeks to a couple months to resolve your tax issue. Your advocate will do everything possible to help guide you on your path to resolve your issues. The tax advocate will be in touch with you throughout the duration of your case with updates and timeframes on your issues.
TAS can assist with refund issues after the IRS published processing timeframe has passed. If that date has passed and you are experiencing a hardship, contact TAS office to see what options you have.
COVID-19 has extended normal IRS processing timeframes. Please see IRS.gov for the latest updates.
Get connected with TAS
Local Taxpayer Advocates will share tips to help you to avoid filing and processing delays so you can submit your taxes with confidence.
Did the Taxpayer Advocate Service help you resolve your tax issue with the IRS?
If there are particular provisions of the existing tax system that are especially burdensome or seem particularly unfair, let us know.
To speak to an advocate, call (877) 777-4778 or call your local office using the office locator.