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Get Involved

In Person

On the Phone

  • Issue Management Resolution System (IMRS)
    Provides an avenue for tax professional and stakeholder organizations to elevate significant issues regarding IRS policies, practices and procedures.

On the Web

  • Contact the IRS
    Web page that tells how to call, write or e-mail the IRS with questions or feedback
  • Online Internal Revenue Bulletins
    The online Internal Revenue Bulletin (IRB) is the authoritative instrument of the IRS for announcing all substantive ruling necessary to promote a uniform application of tax law
  • Internal Revenue Manual
    The Internal Revenue Manual (IRM) is the primary source of IRS’ policies, procedures and guidance to ensure fair and consistent application of the nation’s tax laws, as well as fair and consistent treatment of taxpayers.
  • IRS YouTube channel
    Provides short, informative videos on various tax related topics in English, American Sign Language (ASL) and a variety of foreign languages
  • IRS (IRSnews) on Twitter
    The IRS uses Twitter to tweet about various tax-related announcements, news for tax professionals and hiring initiatives
  • IRS Return Preparer Office on Facebook
    The IRS uses Facebook to communicate about the latest news for federal tax return preparers.
  • IRS Live
    A live webinar, IRS Live is a panel discussion among IRS experts and industry professionals aimed at educating tax professionals on the most current and complex tax issues affecting them and their clients
  • Webinars for tax-exempt organizations, small businesses and tax professionals provide educational opportunities on a wide range of topics. Many are interactive events that invite participants to submit questions
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
    FOIA provides public access to agency records unless protected from disclosure by one of the FOIA’s nine exemptions or three exclusions
  • Tax Statistics
    Wide range of tables, articles and data that describe and measure elements of the U.S. tax system
  • IRS Video Portal hosts video and audio presentations for small businesses, individuals and tax professionals, including:
  • Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP) is a component of Taxpayer Advocate
    The TAP regularly solicits citizen input for issues to be worked with the IRS
  • Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is an independent organization within the IRS which help taxpayers resolve problems with the IRS and recommend changes that will prevent the problems.
  • Systemic Advocacy Management System (SAMS)
    The SAMS allows taxpayers to identify systemic issues they are experiencing with the IRS
  • Public comment e-mailboxes
    Seeks input on various issues
  • IRS Subscription Newsletters
    Receive timely information posted on IRS.gov via e-mail
  • Employee Plans Videos
    Learn how-to choose a retirement plan, correct mistakes or handle an audit
  • Tax Tools for Tribes
    An informational CD-ROM Reference and Education Tool
  • Online training courses and workshops for tax-exempt organizations
    StayExempt.irs.gov includes a virtual workshop and a number of mini-courses on topics of interest to tax-exempt organizations
  • Consultation listening meetings
    Tribes may request periodic opportunity to raise concerns and offer suggestions

The IRS open government initiative is a part of the overall Treasury initiative for open government.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 12-Feb-2014