This site was created to answer general tax questions. This is NOT the site for highly complex tax issues or questions regarding your specific tax account. If you need help with an account issue (i.e., any question that requires a name and social security number), feel free to contact our office by phone. The number for overseas taxpayers is 267-941-1000. Overseas taxpayers may also fax a tax question to 267-941-1055. If you are in Guam, the Bahamas, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Puerto Rico, you can call 800-829-1040.
Answers to many of your questions may be found on this site. Before leaving your question, please try Interactive Tax Assistance (ITA), International Taxpayers FAQs, and Tax Trails. If you do not find the answer to your question, try search and enter a few key words to see if your question is covered elsewhere on the site. Also, check our Tax Topics, Help & Resources, Individuals, and How to Contact the IRS pages. If you still need help, we can answer your tax question via email if you like, however:
Just select one of the categories below, enter your email address (carefully), leave your question in the space provided and submit your question. You MUST provide enough information about your situation for us to give you the appropriate answer. Otherwise we may need to contact you to request additional information before we can answer your question.
Note: The answer we provide will be based on our understanding of the facts you present in your question. Omission of facts will affect the answer given. To answer you accurately, economically and quickly, we may give you a "pre-prepared" response, if available. Therefore, you may receive more explanation to your question than requested. Thank you in advance for your understanding.
Please send your message one time only.
Please select one of the following categories.
Tax Law Categories
Aliens and U.S. Citizens Living Abroad
Filing Requirements/Status/ Dependents/Exemptions
Itemized Deductions/ Standard Deductions
Interest, Dividends, Other Types of Income
Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA)
Social Security Income
Child Care Credit/Other Credits
Earned Income Tax Credit
Capital Gains, Losses/Sale of Home
Sale or Trade of Business, Depreciation, Rentals
Small Business/Self-Employed/ Other Business
Electronic Filing and Tele-File
Magnetic Media Filers
We need a complete and accurate Internet email address to respond to your question. It must include "@" followed by your server ID (eg., email@example.com).
Your Tax Law Question
Resolve an Issue
Learn About IRS
Work at IRS
Get Important Info
Visit Other Sites