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State returns 5. State returns   How To Get Tax Help Table of Contents Low Income Taxpayer Clinics 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. State returns Free help with your tax return. State returns   You can get free help preparing your return nationwide from IRS-certified volunteers. State returns The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program helps low-to-moderate income, elderly, people with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers. State returns The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. State returns 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. State returns In addition, some VITA and TCE sites provide taxpayers the opportunity to prepare their own return with help from an IRS-certified volunteer. State returns To find the nearest VITA or TCE site, you can use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. State returns gov, download the IRS2Go app, or call 1-800-906-9887. State returns   As part of the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program. State returns To find the nearest AARP Tax-Aide site, visit AARP's website at www. State returns aarp. State returns org/money/taxaide or call 1-888-227-7669. State returns For more information on these programs, go to IRS. State returns gov and enter “VITA” in the search box. State returns Internet. State returns    IRS. State returns gov and IRS2Go are ready when you are —24 hours a day, 7 days a week. State returns Download the free IRS2Go app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. State returns 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. State returns Check the status of your 2013 refund with the Where's My Refund? application on IRS. State returns gov or download the IRS2Go app and select the Refund Status option. State returns The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. State returns 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. State returns You will also be given a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. State returns The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. State returns Use the Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA) to research your tax questions. State returns No need to wait on the phone or stand in line. State returns 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. State returns When you reach the response screen, you can print the entire interview and the final response for your records. State returns New subject areas are added on a regular basis. State returns  Answers not provided through ITA may be found in Tax Trails, one of the Tax Topics on IRS. State returns gov which contain general individual and business tax information or by searching the IRS Tax Map, which includes an international subject index. State returns You can use the IRS Tax Map, to search publications and instructions by topic or keyword. State returns The IRS Tax Map integrates forms and publications into one research tool and provides single-point access to tax law information by subject. State returns 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. State returns 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. State returns You can also ask the IRS to mail a return or an account transcript to you. State returns Only the mail option is available by choosing the Tax Records option on the IRS2Go app by selecting Mail Transcript on IRS. State returns gov or by calling 1-800-908-9946. State returns Tax return and tax account transcripts are generally available for the current year and the past three years. State returns Determine if you are eligible for the EITC and estimate the amount of the credit with the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Assistant. State returns Visit Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter to get answers to questions about a notice or letter you received from the IRS. State returns 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. State returns Check the status of your amended return using Where's My Amended Return? Go to IRS. State returns gov and enter Where's My Amended Return? in the search box. State returns You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. State returns It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. State returns Make a payment using one of several safe and convenient electronic payment options available on IRS. State returns gov. State returns Select the Payment tab on the front page of IRS. State returns gov for more information. State returns Determine if you are eligible and apply for an online payment agreement, if you owe more tax than you can pay today. State returns Figure your income tax withholding with the IRS Withholding Calculator on IRS. State returns gov. State returns 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. State returns Determine if you might be subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax by using the Alternative Minimum Tax Assistant on IRS. State returns gov. State returns Request an Electronic Filing PIN by going to IRS. State returns gov and entering Electronic Filing PIN in the search box. State returns Download forms, instructions and publications, including accessible versions for people with disabilities. State returns Locate the nearest Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC) using the Office Locator tool on IRS. State returns gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices. State returns An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. State returns Before you visit, check the Office Locator on IRS. State returns gov, or Local Offices under Contact Us on IRS2Go to confirm the address, phone number, days and hours of operation, and the services provided. State returns If you have a special need, such as a disability, you can request an appointment. State returns Call the local number listed in the Office Locator, or look in the phone book under United States Government, Internal Revenue Service. State returns Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN). State returns Go to IRS. State returns gov and enter Apply for an EIN in the search box. State returns Read the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, or other official guidance. State returns Read Internal Revenue Bulletins. State returns Sign up to receive local and national tax news and more by email. State returns Just click on “subscriptions” above the search box on IRS. State returns gov and choose from a variety of options. State returns Phone. State returns    You can call the IRS, or you can carry it in your pocket with the IRS2Go app on your smart phone or tablet. State returns Download the free IRS2Go app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. State returns Call to locate the nearest volunteer help site, 1-800-906-9887 or you can use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. State returns gov, or download the IRS2Go app. State returns 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. State returns The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. State returns Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing. State returns Some VITA and TCE sites provide IRS-certified volunteers who can help prepare your tax return. State returns Through the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program; call 1-888-227-7669 to find the nearest Tax-Aide location. State returns 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. State returns 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. State returns The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. State returns Where's My Refund? will give you a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. State returns 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. State returns The IRS updates Where's My Refund? every 24 hours, usually overnight, so you only need to check once a day. State returns Note, the above information is for our automated hotline. State returns 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. State returns Call the Amended Return Hotline, 1-866-464-2050, to check the status of your amended return. State returns You can generally expect your amended return to be processed up to 12 weeks from the date we receive it. State returns It can take up to 3 weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. State returns 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). State returns You should receive your order within 10 business days. State returns Call TeleTax, 1-800-829-4477, to listen to pre-recorded messages covering general and business tax information. State returns 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. State returns Call using TTY/TDD equipment, 1-800-829-4059 to ask tax questions or order forms and publications. State returns The TTY/TDD telephone number is for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability. State returns These individuals can also contact the IRS through relay services such as the Federal Relay Service. State returns Walk-in. State returns   You can find a selection of forms, publications and services — in-person. State returns Products. State returns You can walk in to some post offices, libraries, and IRS offices to pick up certain forms, instructions, and publications. State returns Some IRS offices, libraries, and city and county government offices have a collection of products available to photocopy from reproducible proofs. State returns Services. State returns You can walk in to your local TAC for face-to-face tax help. State returns An employee can answer questions about your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. State returns Before visiting, use the Office Locator tool on IRS. State returns gov, or choose the Contact Us option on the IRS2Go app and search Local Offices for days and hours of operation, and services provided. State returns Mail. State returns   You can send your order for forms, instructions, and publications to the address below. State returns You should receive a response within 10 business days after your request is received. State returns Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. State returns Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613    The Taxpayer Advocate Service Is Here to Help You. State returns The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is your voice at the IRS. State returns Our job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly and that you know and understand your rights. State returns   What can TAS do for you? We can offer you free help with IRS problems that you can't resolve on your own. State returns 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. State returns You face (or your business is facing) an immediate threat of adverse action. State returns You've tried repeatedly to contact the IRS but no one has responded, or the IRS hasn't responded by the date promised. State returns   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. State returns Here's why we can help: TAS is an independent organization within the IRS. State returns Our advocates know how to work with the IRS. State returns Our services are free and tailored to meet your needs. State returns We have offices in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. State returns   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 Taxpayer Advocate, or call us toll-free at 1-877-777-4778. State returns   How else does TAS help taxpayers?  TAS also works to resolve large-scale, systemic problems that affect many taxpayers. State returns If you know of one of these broad issues, please report it to us through our Systemic Advocacy Management System. State returns Low Income Taxpayer Clinics 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. 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State returns Publication 1544 - Introductory Material Table of Contents What's New Introduction What's New Future developments. State returns  For the latest information about developments related to Publication 1544, such as legislation enacted after it was published, go to www. State returns irs. State returns gov/pub1544. State returns Amending a report. State returns  You can amend a prior report by checking box 1a at the top of Form 8300. State returns See Amending a report, later. State returns Introduction If, in a 12-month period, you receive more than $10,000 in cash from one buyer as a result of a transaction in your trade or business, you must report it to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) on Form 8300, Report of Cash Payments Over $10,000 Received in a Trade or Business. State returns This publication explains why, when, and where to report these cash payments. State returns It also discusses the substantial penalties for not reporting them. State returns Some organizations do not have to file Form 8300, including financial institutions who must file FinCEN Form 104 (formerly Form 4789), Currency Transaction Report, and casinos who must file FinCEN Form 103 (formerly Form 8362), Currency Transaction Report by Casinos. State returns They are not discussed in this publication. State returns This publication explains key issues and terms related to Form 8300. State returns You should also read the instructions attached to the form. State returns They explain what to enter on each line. State returns Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications