The Taxpayer Advocate Service is an independent organization within the IRS and is your voice at the IRS. Our job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly, and that you know and understand your rights as a taxpayer. We offer free help to guide you through the often-confusing process of resolving tax problems that you haven't been able to solve on your own. Remember, the worst thing you can do is nothing at all. TAS can help if you can't resolve your problem with the IRS and: Your problem is causing financial difficulties for you, your family, or your business. You face (or your business is facing) an immediate threat of adverse action. You've tried repeatedly to contact the IRS but no one has responded to you, or the IRS hasn't responded by the date promised. Each state has at least one Local Taxpayer Advocate who is independent of the local IRS office and reports directly to the National Taxpayer Advocate. Select your state below to find the phone number and address of the Taxpayer Advocate Service office nearest you. Living abroad? If your location is in between Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) zones +7 and -11, contact the Hawaii office for assistance. If your location is in between GMT zones +6 and -4, contact the Puerto Rico office. State or U.S. Territory - Any -AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaPuerto RicoRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyoming Search If you qualify for our help, we'll do everything we can to get your problem resolved. You'll be assigned to one advocate who will be with you at every turn.