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Round 2 of IRS assistance center Saturday openings is 3/11

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If you need some help with a tax that's NOT filing your annual return, Internal Revenue Service staff might be able to provide some in-person help this weekend.

The second round of the agency's Saturday walk-in hours at certain Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) nationwide will take place on March 11.

IRS TACs normally are open on weekdays only, and taxpayers must make appointments to receive services.

TAC help options: But during these special Saturday hours, walk-ins are welcome to get the help that the centers usually provide, except for making cash tax payments. If you need to pay a federal tax bill with cash, which out for ways to do that, as well as get information on several other tax payment options.

And let me repeat, TAC services do not include, even with weekday appointments, tax return preparation.

However, IRS TAC staff can help individuals who drop by with such tasks as getting tax forms, setting up or making adjustments to a taxpayer account, resolving procedural inquiries, obtaining an Identity Protection PIN, and establishing up a tax payment plan.

IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) employees also may be available at some TACs to help with some issues.

You can find exactly which services are offered at your nearby TAC by checking the IRS' Contact Your Local Office website.

The IRS Services Guide, also known as IRS Publication 5136, also has more on the agency's overall service options.

When and where: The TAC openings this coming Saturday are part of four special walk-in days this year. The first was in February. TAC Saturday openings also will happen on April 8 and May 13.

On those Saturdays, certain TACs will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., local time. If once near you is open, the IRS suggests you double check before hearing to the center as availability may change without notice.

For now, though, the following TACs — 54 total in 32 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico — will be open on Saturday, March 11:


204 S. Walnut St., Florence, AL 35630


949 E. 36th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99508


4041 North Central, Phoenix, AZ 85012

300 W. Congress, Tucson, AZ 85701


212 Coffee Road, Suite. 200, Bakersfield, CA 93309

2525 Capitol St., Suite 101, Fresno, CA 93721

300 N. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

1301 Clay St., Oakland, CA 94612

4330 Watt Ave., Sacramento, CA 95821

450 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102


1999 Broadway, Denver, CO 80202


193 Grand St., Waterbury, CT 06702

District of Columbia

77 K St NE, Washington, DC 20002


850 Trafalgar Court, Maitland, FL 32751

51 S.W. First Ave., Miami, FL 33130

1248 N. University Drive, Plantation/Fort Lauderdale, FL 33322

3848 W. Columbus Dr., Tampa, FL 33607


401 W. Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30308

9 Park of Commerce Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31405


300 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96850


230 S. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60604


555 N. Woodlawn Blvd., Building 4, Wichita, KS 67208


600 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Pl., Louisville, KY 40202


1555 Poydas Street, New Orleans, LA 70112


440 Western Avenue, S. Portland, ME 04106


31 Hopkins Plaza, Baltimore, MD 21201


477 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI 48226


100 W. Capital St., Jackson, MS 39269


30 W. Pershing Road (Union Station), Kansas City, MO 64108

2937 S. Claremont Ave., Building A, Springfield, MO 65804


1616 Capitol Ave., Omaha, NE 68102


110 City Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89106

New Hampshire

275 Chestnut St., Fourth Floor, Manchester, NH 03101

New Mexico

6200 Jefferson St. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

New York

2 Metro Tech, 1st floor, Brooklyn/Kings, NY 11201

57-07 Junction Blvd., Elmhurst, (Rego Park/Corona), NY 11373

290 Broadway, New York, NY 10007

North Carolina

Five Resource Square, 10715 David Taylor Dr., Charlotte, NC 28262


1240 E. Ninth St., Cleveland, OH 44199


1660 Oak St. S. E., Salem, OR 97301


600 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19106

Puerto Rico

City View Plaza II Bldg. 48 Carr 165 km. 1.2, Guaynabo, PR 00968

DASE Building, Los Frailes Industrial Park Ave., Calle C #475, Guaynabo, PR 00969

South Dakota

1720 S. Southeastern Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57103


1100 Commerce, Room 121, Dallas, TX 75242

700 E. San Antonio, El Paso, TX 79901

819 Taylor St., Room 6A14, Fort Worth, TX 76102

8701 S. Gessner, Houston (SW) (Alliance), TX 77074

12941 I-45, N. Houston (NW), TX 77060

8122 Datapoint Dr., Ste. 210, San Antonio, TX 78229


178 S. Rio Grande St., Salt Lake City, UT 84101


2707 Colby Ave., Suite 705, Everett, WA 98201

1301 A St., Rm. 530, Tacoma, WA 98402

West Virginia

161 Court St., Charleston, WV 25301

Special considerations:
 During the upcoming face-to-face TAC Saturdays, professional foreign language interpretation will be available in many languages through an over-the-phone translation service.

For deaf or hard of hearing individuals who need sign language interpreter services, IRS staff will schedule appointments for a later date. If you need the interpreter service, you also can make an appointment yourself by calling TTY/TDD (800) 829-4059.

Preparing for TAC tax help: While you can walk into a TAC that's open on Saturday without having to make an appointment, you do need to come prepared.

Regardless of your tax question or problem, you need to bring the following information —

  • Current government-issued photo identification,
  • Social Security cards for members of their household, including spouse and dependents (if applicable),
  • Any IRS letters or notices received and related documents, and
  • For identity verification services, two forms of identification and, if filed, a copy of the tax return for the year in question.

During the visit, IRS staff also may ask you for a current mailing address, an email address, and bank account information so that you can receive payments or refunds by direct deposit.

And if you are looking for help filing your returns, which (one last time) IRS TACs don't provide, you might find these items of interest:







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