Filing Your Taxes Online is Fast, Easy and Secure.
Start now and receive your tax refund in as little as 7 days.

1. Get Answers

Your online questions are customized to your unique tax situation.

2. Maximize your Refund

Find tax credits for everything from school tuition to buying a hybri

3. E-File for FREE

E-file free with direct deposit to get your refund in as few as 7 days.

Filing your taxes with paper mail can be difficult and it could take weeks for your refund to arrive. IRS e-file is easy, fast and secure. There is no paperwork going to the IRS so tax refunds can be processed in as little as 7 days with direct deposit. As you prepare your taxes online, you can see your tax refund in real time.

FREE audit support and representation from an enrolled agent – NEW and only from H&R Block

2012 Tax

How Do I File A 2010 Tax ReturnHow To Amend A Tax Return 2012Filing An Amended Tax Return For 2010Federal Tax Forms 2012 EzTaxes MilitaryMilitary H & R BlockAmend 2010 Tax ReturnAmending Your TaxesFile 10402009 Tax ReturnsAmended 1040xI Need To Efile My 2011 TaxesLate Tax10ezFree File State And Federal Taxes1040nr Ez 2011File Taxes If UnemployedFile Income Tax Extension FreeFreetaxreturns2011 Irs Form 1040ezIrs Form1040ezInstructions For Form 1040ezHow To Fill Out A 1040x InstructionsFile 2012 State Taxes Online FreeAmending 2010 Taxes1040x InstructionsInstructions For Filing 1040ezState Taxes OnlineUnfiled Tax ReturnsWhere Can Ie File My State Taxes For FreeFiling For Tax ExtensionComplete 1040x FormIrs 1040x 2010H And R BlockHow To Ammend TaxesFile Ez OnlineAmended Tax Return Form 2013H & R Block MilitaryIrs Gov Amended ReturnsE File 2010 Tax Return

2012 Tax

2012 tax 11. 2012 tax   Employer-Provided Educational Assistance Table of Contents Introduction Working condition fringe benefit. 2012 tax Introduction If you receive educational assistance benefits from your employer under an educational assistance program, you can exclude up to $5,250 of those benefits each year. 2012 tax This means your employer should not include those benefits with your wages, tips, and other compensation shown in box 1 of your Form W-2. 2012 tax This also means that you do not have to include the benefits on your income tax return. 2012 tax You cannot use any of the tax-free education expenses paid for by your employer as the basis for any other deduction or credit, including the American opportunity credit and lifetime learning credit. 2012 tax Educational assistance program. 2012 tax   To qualify as an educational assistance program, the plan must be written and must meet certain other requirements. 2012 tax Your employer can tell you whether there is a qualified program where you work. 2012 tax Educational assistance benefits. 2012 tax   Tax-free educational assistance benefits include payments for tuition, fees and similar expenses, books, supplies, and equipment. 2012 tax Education generally includes any form of instruction or training that improves or develops your capabilities. 2012 tax The payments do not have to be for work-related courses or courses that are part of a degree program. 2012 tax   Educational assistance benefits do not include payments for the following items. 2012 tax Meals, lodging, or transportation. 2012 tax Tools or supplies (other than textbooks) that you can keep after completing the course of instruction. 2012 tax Courses involving sports, games, or hobbies unless they: Have a reasonable relationship to the business of your employer, or Are required as part of a degree program. 2012 tax Benefits over $5,250. 2012 tax   If your employer pays more than $5,250 in educational assistance benefits for you during the year, you must generally pay tax on the amount over $5,250. 2012 tax Your employer should include in your wages (Form W-2, box 1) the amount that you must include in income. 2012 tax Working condition fringe benefit. 2012 tax    However, if the benefits over $5,250 also qualify as a working condition fringe benefit, your employer does not have to include them in your wages. 2012 tax A working condition fringe benefit is a benefit which, had you paid for it, you could deduct as an employee business expense. 2012 tax For more information on working condition fringe benefits, see Working Condition Benefits in chapter 2 of Publication 15-B, Employer's Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits. 2012 tax Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications
Print - Click this link to Print this page

Justification for Other Than Full and Open Competition (JOFOC)

 

Point of Contact (C.O.)

Phone #

 E-mail Address

 Solicitation

 Contract #

Attachment (JOFOC)

Camille Pettway 404-338-9212 camille.pettwayfreeman@irs.gov D4D924DEL02 TIRSE-14-P-00003 pdf
 Robin Johnson  240-613-8196  robin.johnson@irs.gov  TIRNO-13-Q-00092  TIRNO-13-C-00055 pdf
           
           

Federal Business Opportunity (FedBizOpps)     

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 26-Sep-2013

The 2012 Tax

2012 tax 5. 2012 tax   How To Get Tax Help Table of Contents Whether it's help with a tax issue, preparing your tax return or a need for a free publication or form, get the help you need the way you want it: online, use a smart phone, call or walk in to an IRS office or volunteer site near you. 2012 tax You can get help with unresolved tax issues, order free publications and forms, ask tax questions, and get information from the IRS in several ways. 2012 tax By selecting the method that is best for you, you will have quick and easy access to tax help. 2012 tax Free help with your tax return. 2012 tax   You can get free help preparing your return nationwide from IRS-certified volunteers. 2012 tax The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program helps low-to-moderate income, elderly, people with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers. 2012 tax The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. 2012 tax Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing and all volunteers will let you know about credits and deductions you may be entitled to claim. 2012 tax In addition, some VITA and TCE sites provide taxpayers the opportunity to prepare their own return with help from an IRS-certified volunteer. 2012 tax To find the nearest VITA or TCE site, you can use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. 2012 tax gov, download the IRS2Go app, or call 1-800-906-9887. 2012 tax   As part of the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program. 2012 tax To find the nearest AARP Tax-Aide site, visit AARP's website at www. 2012 tax aarp. 2012 tax org/money/taxaide or call 1-888-227-7669. 2012 tax For more information on these programs, go to IRS. 2012 tax gov and enter “VITA” in the search box. 2012 tax Internet. 2012 tax    IRS. 2012 tax gov and IRS2Go are ready when you are —24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 2012 tax Download the free IRS2Go app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. 2012 tax Use it to check your refund status, order transcripts of your tax returns or tax account, watch the IRS YouTube channel, get IRS news as soon as it's released to the public, subscribe to filing season updates or daily tax tips, and follow the IRS Twitter news feed, @IRSnews, to get the latest federal tax news, including information about tax law changes and important IRS programs. 2012 tax Check the status of your 2013 refund with the Where's My Refund? application on IRS. 2012 tax gov or download the IRS2Go app and select the Refund Status option. 2012 tax The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. 2012 tax Using these applications, you can start checking on the status of your return within 24 hours after we receive your e-filed return or 4 weeks after you mail a paper return. 2012 tax You will also be given a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. 2012 tax The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. 2012 tax Use the Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA) to research your tax questions. 2012 tax No need to wait on the phone or stand in line. 2012 tax The ITA is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and provides you with a variety of tax information related to general filing topics, deductions, credits, and income. 2012 tax When you reach the response screen, you can print the entire interview and the final response for your records. 2012 tax New subject areas are added on a regular basis. 2012 tax  Answers not provided through ITA may be found in Tax Trails, one of the Tax Topics on IRS. 2012 tax gov which contain general individual and business tax information or by searching the IRS Tax Map, which includes an international subject index. 2012 tax You can use the IRS Tax Map, to search publications and instructions by topic or keyword. 2012 tax The IRS Tax Map integrates forms and publications into one research tool and provides single-point access to tax law information by subject. 2012 tax When the user searches the IRS Tax Map, they will be provided with links to related content in existing IRS publications, forms and instructions, questions and answers, and Tax Topics. 2012 tax Coming this filing season, you can immediately view and print for free all 5 types of individual federal tax transcripts (tax returns, tax account, record of account, wage and income statement, and certification of non-filing) using Get Transcript. 2012 tax You can also ask the IRS to mail a return or an account transcript to you. 2012 tax Only the mail option is available by choosing the Tax Records option on the IRS2Go app by selecting Mail Transcript on IRS. 2012 tax gov or by calling 1-800-908-9946. 2012 tax Tax return and tax account transcripts are generally available for the current year and the past three years. 2012 tax Determine if you are eligible for the EITC and estimate the amount of the credit with the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Assistant. 2012 tax Visit Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter to get answers to questions about a notice or letter you received from the IRS. 2012 tax If you received the First Time Homebuyer Credit, you can use the First Time Homebuyer Credit Account Look-up tool for information on your repayments and account balance. 2012 tax Check the status of your amended return using Where's My Amended Return? Go to IRS. 2012 tax gov and enter Where's My Amended Return? in the search box. 2012 tax You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. 2012 tax It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. 2012 tax Make a payment using one of several safe and convenient electronic payment options available on IRS. 2012 tax gov. 2012 tax Select the Payment tab on the front page of IRS. 2012 tax gov for more information. 2012 tax Determine if you are eligible and apply for an online payment agreement, if you owe more tax than you can pay today. 2012 tax Figure your income tax withholding with the IRS Withholding Calculator on IRS. 2012 tax gov. 2012 tax Use it if you've had too much or too little withheld, your personal situation has changed, you're starting a new job or you just want to see if you're having the right amount withheld. 2012 tax Determine if you might be subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax by using the Alternative Minimum Tax Assistant on IRS. 2012 tax gov. 2012 tax Request an Electronic Filing PIN by going to IRS. 2012 tax gov and entering Electronic Filing PIN in the search box. 2012 tax Download forms, instructions and publications, including accessible versions for people with disabilities. 2012 tax Locate the nearest Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC) using the Office Locator tool on IRS. 2012 tax gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices. 2012 tax An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. 2012 tax Before you visit, check the Office Locator on IRS. 2012 tax gov, or Local Offices under Contact Us on IRS2Go to confirm the address, phone number, days and hours of operation, and the services provided. 2012 tax If you have a special need, such as a disability, you can request an appointment. 2012 tax Call the local number listed in the Office Locator, or look in the phone book under United States Government, Internal Revenue Service. 2012 tax Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN). 2012 tax Go to IRS. 2012 tax gov and enter Apply for an EIN in the search box. 2012 tax Read the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, or other official guidance. 2012 tax Read Internal Revenue Bulletins. 2012 tax Sign up to receive local and national tax news and more by email. 2012 tax Just click on “subscriptions” above the search box on IRS. 2012 tax gov and choose from a variety of options. 2012 tax Phone. 2012 tax    You can call the IRS, or you can carry it in your pocket with the IRS2Go app on your smart phone or tablet. 2012 tax Download the free IRS2Go app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. 2012 tax Call to locate the nearest volunteer help site, 1-800-906-9887 or you can use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. 2012 tax gov, or download the IRS2Go app. 2012 tax Low-to-moderate income, elderly, people with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers can get free help with their tax return from the nationwide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. 2012 tax The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. 2012 tax Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing. 2012 tax Some VITA and TCE sites provide IRS-certified volunteers who can help prepare your tax return. 2012 tax Through the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program; call 1-888-227-7669 to find the nearest Tax-Aide location. 2012 tax Call the automated Where's My Refund? information hotline to check the status of your 2013 refund 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-829-1954. 2012 tax If you e-file, you can start checking on the status of your return within 24 hours after the IRS receives your tax return or 4 weeks after you've mailed a paper return. 2012 tax The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. 2012 tax Where's My Refund? will give you a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. 2012 tax Before you call this automated hotline, have your 2013 tax return handy so you can enter your social security number, your filing status, and the exact whole dollar amount of your refund. 2012 tax The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. 2012 tax Note, the above information is for our automated hotline. 2012 tax Our live phone and walk-in assistors can research the status of your refund only if it's been 21 days or more since you filed electronically or more than 6 weeks since you mailed your paper return. 2012 tax Call the Amended Return Hotline, 1-866-464-2050, to check the status of your amended return. 2012 tax You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. 2012 tax It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. 2012 tax Call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676) to order current-year forms, instructions, publications, and prior-year forms and instructions (limited to 5 years). 2012 tax You should receive your order within 10 business days. 2012 tax Call TeleTax, 1-800-829-4477, to listen to pre-recorded messages covering general and business tax information. 2012 tax If, between January and April 15, you still have questions about the Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ (like filing requirements, dependents, credits, Schedule D, pensions and IRAs or self-employment taxes), call 1-800-829-1040. 2012 tax Call using TTY/TDD equipment, 1-800-829-4059 to ask tax questions or order forms and publications. 2012 tax The TTY/TDD telephone number is for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability. 2012 tax These individuals can also contact the IRS through relay services such as the Federal Relay Service. 2012 tax Mail. 2012 tax   You can send your order for forms, instructions, and publications to the address below. 2012 tax You should receive a response within 10 business days after your request is received. 2012 tax Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. 2012 tax Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613    The Taxpayer Advocate Service Is Here to Help You. 2012 tax The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is your voice at the IRS. 2012 tax Our job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly and that you know and understand your rights. 2012 tax   What can TAS do for you? We can offer you free help with IRS problems that you can't resolve on your own. 2012 tax We know this process can be confusing, but the worst thing you can do is nothing at all! TAS can help if you can't resolve your tax problem and: Your problem is causing financial difficulties for you, your family, or your business. 2012 tax You face (or your business is facing) an immediate threat of adverse action. 2012 tax You've tried repeatedly to contact the IRS but no one has responded, or the IRS hasn't responded by the date promised. 2012 tax   If you qualify for our help, you'll be assigned to one advocate who'll be with you at every turn and will do everything possible to resolve your problem. 2012 tax Here's why we can help: TAS is an independent organization within the IRS. 2012 tax Our advocates know how to work with the IRS. 2012 tax Our services are free and tailored to meet your needs. 2012 tax We have offices in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. 2012 tax   How can you reach us? If you think TAS can help you, call your local advocate, whose number is in your local directory and at www. 2012 tax irs. 2012 tax gov/Advocate, or call us toll-free at 1-877-777-4778. 2012 tax   How else does TAS help taxpayers?  TAS also works to resolve large-scale, systemic problems that affect many taxpayers. 2012 tax If you know of one of these broad issues, please report it to us through our Systemic Advisory Management System at www. 2012 tax irs. 2012 tax gov/Advocate/Systemic-Advocacy-Management-System-SAMS. 2012 tax Low Income Taxpayer Clinics. 2012 tax    Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs) serve individuals whose income is below a certain level and need to resolve tax problems such as audits, appeals and tax collection disputes. 2012 tax Some clinics can provide information about taxpayer rights and responsibilities in different languages for individuals who speak English as a second language. 2012 tax Visit www. 2012 tax irs. 2012 tax gov/Advocate or see IRS Publication 4134, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic List. 2012 tax Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications