I do not answer specific tax questions over the phone unless you are a current client. If you need a specific question answered, here are the phone numbers to call.
(Remember, this is free advice. Hope and Pray that you get more than what you paid for!)
Internal Revenue Service Phone Numbers
For individual and joint
filers who need procedural or tax law information and/ or
help to file their 1040-type IRS
Tax Help Line for individual returns (including Individuals| Schedules C and E);
and, general account information for
Form 1040 Filers. Automated Self-Service Interactive Applications are also
offered on this line.
For Small Businesses,
Corporations, Partnerships and Trusts who need information and/or help related
to their Business Returns or Business and Specialty (BMF) Accounts. Services
cover Tax Line [new]Employer
Identification Numbers (EINs), 94x returns, 1041, 1065, 1120S, Excise Returns,
Estate and Gift Returns, as well as issues related to Federal tax deposits.
For 1040-type Individual and
Joint Filers who need to check the status of their current year refund.
Automated Refund Self-Service Interactive Refund Hotline [new] Applications are
offered on this line NOTE: The "Where's my refund?" automated self-
service feature is also available 24/7 at http://www.irs.gov/ to obtain refund
For individuals, businesses and tax practitioners who need Forms and
Publications IRS tax forms, instructions
For taxpayers, whose tax
problems have not been resolved through normal channels. Taxpayer Advocate
Service (TAS) provides a National Taxpayer independent system to assure
Advocate's Help Line that tax problems are promptly and fairly handled. TAS
operates independently of any other IRS office and reports directly to Congress
through the National Taxpayer Advocate.
For hearing impaired
taxpayers who need tax law and/or procedural information Telephone Device for
relating to filing their the Deaf (TDD) returns or who need information and/or
assistance relating to their accounts.
For citizens who want to
provide ideas and suggestions on how to improve IRS services Taxpayer Advocacy
Panel or who want to make recommendations for improvement of IRS systems and
For taxpayers who want to pay
business or individual taxes through electronic funds or Electronic Federal Tax
transfer. The EFTPS Toll-Free 800-945-8400 Payment System (EFTPS) numbers
can provide callers Hotline with EFTPS enrollment forms, instructions and
For taxpayers who need tax
information or assistance relating to Tax Exempt or Tax Exempt - Government|
Government Entities, Tax Entity (TEGE) Help Line, Exempt Bonds, Employer
/Employee Pension Plans or Indian Tribal Agreements
For individuals who need to
check the status of their current year refund or who want to use the Tele-Tax
System want to listen to recorded tax information. Available 24 hours a day,
seven days a week.
888-796-1074 For individual filers who want a extension to File to submit an Extension to File Tele-File System for a 1040-series return via telephone.
State of California Phone Numbers
The State of California is not as friendly as the IRS. Here is the number they give you;
Get recorded answers, in English and
Spanish, to common questions about California taxes and Homeowner and Renter
Assistance 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call:
To irritate them I am giving you this following phone number. You may want to know why you can not call them, so call and ask them why?
If you have questions regarding their
policies or other FTB issues, call (916) 845-7700.