If you've been affected by the Gulf Coast oil spill, the IRS has finalized meeting places where you can go this Saturday, July 17, for face-to-face help with your tax issues.
IRS representatives will be at following locations from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central Time:
- 1110 Montlimar Drive, Mobile, Ala.
- 651-F West 14th St., Panama City, Fla.
- 7180 9th Ave. North, Pensacola, Fla.
- 2600 Citiplace Centre, Baton Rouge, La.
- 423 Lafayette St., Houma, La.
- 1555 Poydras Street, New Orleans, La.
- 11309 Old Highway 49, Gulfport, Miss.
IRS staff will answer questions about the tax treatment of BP claims payments, as well as help folks who are experiencing filing or payment hardships because of the oil spill.
If you're not near one of the seven meeting places, or even if you are, you can call the IRS' dedicated toll-free phone line -- 866-562-5227 -- for help with your issue related to the Deepwater Horizon leak.
The phones are manned weekdays from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. The lines also will be open on this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central Time.
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