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Turbotax 1040x Publication 907 - Main Content Table of Contents IncomeDependent Care Benefits Social Security and Railroad Retirement Benefits Disability Pensions Military and Government Disability Pensions Other Payments Itemized DeductionsMedical Expenses Impairment-Related Work Expenses Tax CreditsChild and Dependent Care Credit Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled Earned Income Credit Household Employers Business Tax Incentives How To Get Tax Help Income All income is taxable unless it is specifically excluded by law. Turbotax 1040x The following discussions highlight some income items (both taxable and nontaxable) that are of particular interest to people with disabilities and those who care for people with disabilities. Turbotax 1040x Dependent Care Benefits Dependent care benefits include: Amounts your employer paid directly to either you or your care provider for the care of your qualifying person(s) while you worked, The fair market value of care in a daycare facility provided or sponsored by your employer, and Pre-tax contributions you made under a dependent care flexible spending arrangement. Turbotax 1040x Exclusion or deduction. Turbotax 1040x   If your employer provides dependent care benefits under a qualified plan, you may be able to exclude these benefits from your income. Turbotax 1040x Your employer can tell you whether your benefit plan qualifies. Turbotax 1040x To claim the exclusion, you must complete Part III of Form 2441, Child and Dependent Care Expenses. Turbotax 1040x You cannot use Form 1040EZ. Turbotax 1040x   If you are self-employed and receive benefits from a qualified dependent care benefit plan, you are treated as both employer and employee. Turbotax 1040x Therefore, you would not get an exclusion from wages. Turbotax 1040x Instead, you would get a deduction on Form 1040, Schedule C, line 14; Schedule E, line 19 or 28; or Schedule F, line 15. Turbotax 1040x To claim the deduction, you must use Form 2441. Turbotax 1040x   The amount you can exclude or deduct is limited to the smallest of: The total amount of dependent care benefits you received during the year, The total amount of qualified expenses you incurred during the year, Your earned income, Your spouse's earned income, or $5,000 ($2,500 if married filing separately). Turbotax 1040x Statement for employee. Turbotax 1040x   Your employer must give you a Form W-2 (or similar statement), showing in box 10 the total amount of dependent care benefits provided to you during the year under a qualified plan. Turbotax 1040x Your employer will also include any dependent care benefits over $5,000 in your wages shown on your Form W-2 in box 1. Turbotax 1040x Qualifying person(s). Turbotax 1040x   A qualifying person is: A qualifying child who is under age 13 whom you can claim as a dependent. Turbotax 1040x If the child turned 13 during the year, the child is a qualifying person for the part of the year he or she was under age 13. Turbotax 1040x Your disabled spouse who is not physically or mentally able to care for himself or herself. Turbotax 1040x Any disabled person who was not physically or mentally able to care for himself or herself whom you can claim as a dependent (or could claim as a dependent except that the person had gross income of $3,900 or more or filed a joint return). Turbotax 1040x Any disabled person who was not physically or mentally able to care for himself or herself whom you could claim as a dependent except that you (or your spouse if filing jointly) could be claimed as a dependent on another taxpayer's 2013 return. Turbotax 1040x For information about excluding benefits on Form 1040, Form 1040NR, or Form 1040A, see Form 2441 and its instructions. Turbotax 1040x Social Security and Railroad Retirement Benefits If you received social security or equivalent Tier 1 railroad retirement (RRTA) benefits during the year, part of the amount you received may be taxable. Turbotax 1040x Are any of your benefits taxable?   If the only income you received during the year was your social security or equivalent Tier 1 railroad retirement (RRTA) benefits, your benefits generally are not taxable. Turbotax 1040x   If you received income during the year in addition to social security or equivalent Tier 1 railroad retirement (RRTA) benefits, part of your benefits may be taxable if all of your other income, including tax-exempt interest, plus half of your benefits are more than: $25,000 if you are single, head of household, or qualifying widow(er), $25,000 if you are married filing separately and lived apart from your spouse for all of 2013, $32,000 if you are married filing jointly, or $-0- if you are married filing separately and lived with your spouse at any time during 2013. Turbotax 1040x   For more information, see the instructions for Form 1040, lines 20a and 20b, or Form 1040A, lines 14a and 14b. Turbotax 1040x Publication 915, Social Security and Equivalent Railroad Retirement Benefits, contains more detailed information. Turbotax 1040x Supplemental security income (SSI) payments. Turbotax 1040x   Social security benefits do not include SSI payments, which are not taxable. Turbotax 1040x Do not include these payments in your income. Turbotax 1040x Disability Pensions If you retired on disability, you must include in income any disability pension you receive under a plan that is paid for by your employer. Turbotax 1040x You must report your taxable disability payments as wages on line 7 of Form 1040 or Form 1040A until you reach minimum retirement age. Turbotax 1040x Minimum retirement age generally is the age at which you can first receive a pension or annuity if you are not disabled. Turbotax 1040x You may be entitled to a tax credit if you were permanently and totally disabled when you retired. Turbotax 1040x For information on this credit, see Publication 524, Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled. Turbotax 1040x Beginning on the day after you reach minimum retirement age, payments you receive are taxable as a pension or annuity. Turbotax 1040x Report the payments on lines 16a and 16b of Form 1040 or on lines 12a and 12b of Form 1040A. Turbotax 1040x For more information on pensions and annuities, see Publication 575, Pension and Annuity Income. Turbotax 1040x Retirement and profit-sharing plans. Turbotax 1040x   If you receive payments from a retirement or profit-sharing plan that does not provide for disability retirement, do not treat the payments as a disability pension. Turbotax 1040x The payments must be reported as a pension or annuity. Turbotax 1040x Accrued leave payment. Turbotax 1040x   If you retire on disability, any lump-sum payment you receive for accrued annual leave is a salary payment. Turbotax 1040x The payment is not a disability payment. Turbotax 1040x Include it in your income in the tax year you receive it. Turbotax 1040x See Publication 525, Taxable and Nontaxable Income, for more information. Turbotax 1040x Military and Government Disability Pensions Generally, you must report disability pensions as income, but do not include certain military and government disability pensions. Turbotax 1040x For information about military and government disability pensions, see Publication 525. Turbotax 1040x VA disability benefits. Turbotax 1040x   Do not include disability benefits you receive from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in your gross income. Turbotax 1040x If you are a military retiree and do not receive your disability benefits from the VA, see Publication 525 for more information. Turbotax 1040x   Do not include in your income any veterans' benefits paid under any law, regulation, or administrative practice administered by the VA. Turbotax 1040x These include: Education, training, and subsistence allowances, Disability compensation and pension payments for disabilities paid either to veterans or their families, Grants for homes designed for wheelchair living, Grants for motor vehicles for veterans who lost their sight or the use of their limbs, Veterans' insurance proceeds and dividends paid either to veterans or their beneficiaries, including the proceeds of a veteran's endowment policy paid before death, Interest on insurance dividends left on deposit with the VA, Benefits under a dependent-care assistance program, The death gratuity paid to a survivor of a member of the Armed Forces who died after September 10, 2001, or Payments made under the VA's compensated work therapy program. Turbotax 1040x Other Payments You may receive other payments that are related to your disability. Turbotax 1040x The following payments are not taxable. Turbotax 1040x Benefit payments from a public welfare fund, such as payments due to blindness. Turbotax 1040x Workers' compensation for an occupational sickness or injury if paid under a workers' compensation act or similar law. Turbotax 1040x Compensatory (but not punitive) damages for physical injury or physical sickness. Turbotax 1040x Disability benefits under a “no-fault” car insurance policy for loss of income or earning capacity as a result of injuries. Turbotax 1040x Compensation for permanent loss or loss of use of a part or function of your body, or for your permanent disfigurement. Turbotax 1040x Long-Term Care Insurance Long-term care insurance contracts generally are treated as accident and health insurance contracts. Turbotax 1040x Amounts you receive from them (other than policyholder dividends or premium refunds) generally are excludable from income as amounts received for personal injury or sickness. Turbotax 1040x More detailed information can be found in Publication 525. Turbotax 1040x Accelerated Death Benefits You can exclude from income accelerated death benefits you receive on the life of an insured individual if certain requirements are met. Turbotax 1040x Accelerated death benefits are amounts received under a life insurance contract before the death of the insured. Turbotax 1040x These benefits also include amounts received on the sale or assignment of the contract to a viatical settlement provider. Turbotax 1040x This exclusion applies only if the insured was a terminally ill individual or a chronically ill individual. Turbotax 1040x For more information, see Publication 525. Turbotax 1040x Itemized Deductions If you file Form 1040, you generally can either claim the standard deduction or itemize your deductions. Turbotax 1040x You must use Schedule A (Form 1040) to itemize your deductions. Turbotax 1040x See your form instructions for information on the standard deduction and the deductions you can itemize. Turbotax 1040x The following discussions highlight some itemized deductions that are of particular interest to persons with disabilities. Turbotax 1040x Medical Expenses When figuring your deduction for medical expenses, you can generally include medical and dental expenses you pay for yourself, your spouse, and your dependents. Turbotax 1040x Medical expenses are the cost of diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease and the costs for treatments affecting any part or function of the body. Turbotax 1040x They include the costs of equipment, supplies, diagnostic devices, and transportation for needed medical care and payments for medical insurance. Turbotax 1040x You can deduct only the amount of your medical and dental expenses that is more than 10% (7. Turbotax 1040x 5% if either you or your spouse was born before January 2, 1949) of your adjusted gross income shown on Form 1040, line 38. Turbotax 1040x The following list highlights some of the medical expenses you can include in figuring your medical expense deduction. Turbotax 1040x For more detailed information, see Publication 502, Medical and Dental Expenses (Including the Health Coverage Tax Credit). Turbotax 1040x Artificial limbs, contact lenses, eyeglasses, and hearing aids. Turbotax 1040x The part of the cost of Braille books and magazines that is more than the price of regular printed editions. Turbotax 1040x Cost and repair of special telephone equipment for hearing-impaired persons. Turbotax 1040x Cost and maintenance of a wheelchair or a three-wheel motor vehicle commercially known as an “autoette. Turbotax 1040x ” Cost and care of a guide dog or other animal aiding a person with a physical disability. Turbotax 1040x Costs for a school that furnishes special education if a principal reason for using the school is its resources for relieving a mental or physical disability. Turbotax 1040x This includes the cost of teaching Braille and lip reading and the cost of remedial language training to correct a condition caused by a birth defect. Turbotax 1040x Premiums for qualified long-term care insurance, up to certain amounts. Turbotax 1040x Improvements to a home that do not increase its value if the main purpose is medical care. Turbotax 1040x An example is constructing entrance or exit ramps. Turbotax 1040x Improvements that increase a home's value, if the main purpose is medical care, may be partly included as a medical expense. Turbotax 1040x See Publication 502 for more information. Turbotax 1040x Impairment-Related Work Expenses If you are disabled, you can take a business deduction for expenses that are necessary for you to be able to work. Turbotax 1040x If you take a business deduction for these impairment-related work expenses, they are not subject to the 10% (7. Turbotax 1040x 5% if you or your spouse is age 65 or older) limit that applies to medical expenses. Turbotax 1040x You are disabled if you have: A physical or mental disability (for example, blindness or deafness) that functionally limits your being employed, or A physical or mental impairment (including, but not limited to, a sight or hearing impairment) that substantially limits one or more of your major life activities, such as performing manual tasks, walking, speaking, breathing, learning, or working. Turbotax 1040x Impairment-related expenses defined. Turbotax 1040x   Impairment-related expenses are those ordinary and necessary business expenses that are: Necessary for you to do your work satisfactorily, For goods and services not required or used, other than incidentally, in your personal activities, and Not specifically covered under other income tax laws. Turbotax 1040x Publication 502 contains more detailed information. Turbotax 1040x Tax Credits This discussion highlights three tax credits that may be of interest to people with disabilities and those who care for people with disabilities. Turbotax 1040x Child and Dependent Care Credit If you pay someone to care for either your dependent under age 13 or your spouse or dependent who is not able to care for himself or herself, you may be able to get a credit of up to 35% of your expenses. Turbotax 1040x To qualify, you must pay these expenses so you can work or look for work. Turbotax 1040x The care must be provided for: Your qualifying child who is your dependent and who was under age 13 when the care was provided, Your spouse who was not physically or mentally able to care for himself or herself and lived with you for more than half the year, or A person who was not physically or mentally able to care for himself or herself, lived with you for more than half the year, and either: Was your dependent, or Would have been your dependent except that: He or she received gross income of $3,900 or more, He or she filed a joint return, or You, or your spouse if filing jointly, could be claimed as a dependent on someone else's 2013 return. Turbotax 1040x You can claim the credit on Form 1040 or 1040A. Turbotax 1040x You cannot claim the credit on Form 1040EZ or Form 1040NR-EZ. Turbotax 1040x You figure the credit on Form 2441. Turbotax 1040x For more information, see the instructions for Form 1040, line 48, or Form 1040A, line 29. Turbotax 1040x Publication 503, Child and Dependent Care Expenses, contains more detailed information. Turbotax 1040x Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled You may be able to claim this credit if you are a U. Turbotax 1040x S. Turbotax 1040x citizen or a resident alien and either of the following apply. Turbotax 1040x You were 65 or older at the end of 2013, You were under 65 at the end of 2013, and retired on permanent or total disability. Turbotax 1040x You can claim the credit on Form 1040 or 1040A. Turbotax 1040x You figure the credit on Schedule R. Turbotax 1040x For more information, see the instructions for Form 1040, line 53, or Form 1040A, line 30. Turbotax 1040x Publication 524, Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled, contains more detailed information. Turbotax 1040x Earned Income Credit This credit is based on the amount of your earned income. Turbotax 1040x You can get the credit if your adjusted gross income for 2013 is less than: $14,340 ($19,680 for married filing jointly) if you do not have a qualifying child, $37,870 ($43,210 for married filing jointly) if you have one qualifying child, $43,038 ($48,378 for married filing jointly) if you have two qualifying children, or $46,227 ($51,567 for married filing jointly) if you have three or more qualifying children. Turbotax 1040x To figure the credit, use the worksheet in the instructions for Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ. Turbotax 1040x If you have a qualifying child, also complete Schedule EIC, Earned Income Credit, and attach it to your Form 1040 or 1040A. Turbotax 1040x You cannot use Form 1040EZ if you have a qualifying child. Turbotax 1040x Qualifying child. Turbotax 1040x   To be a qualifying child, your child must be younger than you (or your spouse if married filing jointly) and under age 19 or a full-time student under age 24 at the end of 2013, or permanently and totally disabled at any time during 2013, regardless of age. Turbotax 1040x Earned income. Turbotax 1040x   If you are retired on disability, benefits you receive under your employer's disability retirement plan are considered earned income until you reach minimum retirement age. Turbotax 1040x However, payments you received from a disability insurance policy that you paid the premiums for are not earned income. Turbotax 1040x More information. Turbotax 1040x   For more information, including all the requirements to claim the earned income credit, see the instructions for Form 1040, line 64a; Form 1040A, line 38a; or Form 1040EZ, line 8a. Turbotax 1040x Publication 596, Earned Income Credit (EIC), contains more detailed information. Turbotax 1040x Household Employers If you pay someone to work in your home, such as a babysitter or housekeeper, you may be a household employer who has to pay employment taxes. Turbotax 1040x A person you hire through an agency is not your employee if the agency controls what work is done and how it is done. Turbotax 1040x This control could include setting the fee, requiring regular reports, and providing rules of conduct and appearance. Turbotax 1040x In this case you do not have to pay employment taxes on the amount you pay. Turbotax 1040x But if you control what work is done and how it is done, the worker is your employee. Turbotax 1040x If you possess the right to discharge a worker, that worker is generally considered to be your employee. Turbotax 1040x If a worker is your employee, it does not matter that you hired the worker through an agency or from a list provided by an agency. Turbotax 1040x To find out if you have to pay employment taxes, see Publication 926, Household Employer's Tax Guide For Wages Paid in 2013. Turbotax 1040x Business Tax Incentives If you own or operate a business, or you are looking for work, you should be aware of the following tax incentives for businesses to help persons with disabilities. Turbotax 1040x Deduction for costs of removing barriers to the disabled and the elderly—This is a deduction a business can take for making a facility or public transportation vehicle more accessible to and usable by persons who are disabled or elderly. Turbotax 1040x For more information, see chapter 7 of Publication 535, Business Expenses. Turbotax 1040x Disabled access credit—This is a nonrefundable tax credit for an eligible small business that pays or incurs expenses to provide access to persons with disabilities. Turbotax 1040x The expenses must be to enable the eligible small business to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990. Turbotax 1040x See Form 8826, Disabled Access Credit, for more information. Turbotax 1040x Work opportunity credit—This credit provides businesses with an incentive to hire individuals from targeted groups that have a particularly high unemployment rate or other special employment needs. Turbotax 1040x One targeted group consists of vocational rehabilitation referrals. Turbotax 1040x These are individuals who have a physical or mental disability that results in a substantial handicap to employment. Turbotax 1040x See Form 5884, Work Opportunity Credit. Turbotax 1040x How To Get Tax Help Go online, use a smart phone, call or walk in to an office near you. Turbotax 1040x Whether it's help with a tax issue, preparing your tax return or picking up a free publication or form, get the help you need the way you want it. Turbotax 1040x Free help with your tax return. Turbotax 1040x   Free help in preparing your return is available nationwide from IRS-certified volunteers. Turbotax 1040x The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is designed to help low-to-moderate income, elderly, persons with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers. Turbotax 1040x The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program is designed to assist taxpayers age 60 and older with their tax returns. Turbotax 1040x 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. Turbotax 1040x Some VITA and TCE sites provide taxpayers the opportunity to prepare their return with the assistance of an IRS-certified volunteer. Turbotax 1040x To find the nearest VITA or TCE site, visit IRS. Turbotax 1040x gov or call 1-800-906-9887. Turbotax 1040x   As part of the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program. Turbotax 1040x To find the nearest AARP Tax-Aide site, visit AARP's website at www. Turbotax 1040x aarp. Turbotax 1040x org/money/taxaide or call 1-888-227-7669. Turbotax 1040x   For more information on these programs, go to IRS. Turbotax 1040x gov and enter “VITA” in the search box. Turbotax 1040x Internet. Turbotax 1040x IRS. Turbotax 1040x gov and IRS2Go are ready when you are — every day, every night, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Turbotax 1040x Apply for an Employer Identification Number (EIN). Turbotax 1040x Go to IRS. Turbotax 1040x gov and enter Apply for an EIN in the search box. Turbotax 1040x Request an Electronic Filing PIN by going to IRS. Turbotax 1040x gov and entering Electronic Filing PIN in the search box. Turbotax 1040x Check the status of your 2013 refund with Where's My Refund? Go to IRS. Turbotax 1040x gov or the IRS2Go app, and click on Where's My Refund? You'll get a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. Turbotax 1040x If you e-file, your refund status is usually available within 24 hours after the IRS receives your tax return or 4 weeks after you've mailed a paper return. Turbotax 1040x Check the status of your amended return. Turbotax 1040x Go to IRS. Turbotax 1040x gov and enter Where's My Amended Return in the search box. Turbotax 1040x Download forms, instructions, and publications, including some accessible versions. Turbotax 1040x Order free transcripts of your tax returns or tax account using the Order a Transcript tool on IRS. Turbotax 1040x gov or IRS2Go. Turbotax 1040x Tax return and tax account transcripts are generally available for the current year and past three years. Turbotax 1040x Figure your income tax withholding with the IRS Withholding Calculator on IRS. Turbotax 1040x gov. Turbotax 1040x 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. Turbotax 1040x Determine if you might be subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax by using the Alternative Minimum Tax Assistant on IRS. Turbotax 1040x gov. Turbotax 1040x Locate the nearest Taxpayer Assistance Center using the Office Locator tool on IRS. Turbotax 1040x gov or IRS2Go. Turbotax 1040x Stop by most business days for face-to-face tax help, no appointment necessary — just walk in. Turbotax 1040x An employee can explain IRS letters, request adjustments to your tax account or help you set up a payment plan. Turbotax 1040x Before you visit, check the Office Locator for the address, phone number, hours of operation and the services provided. Turbotax 1040x If you have an ongoing tax account problem or a special need, such as a disability, you can request an appointment. Turbotax 1040x Call the local number listed in the Office Locator, or look in the phone book under United States Government, Internal Revenue Service. Turbotax 1040x Locate the nearest volunteer help site with the VITA Locator Tool on IRS. Turbotax 1040x gov. Turbotax 1040x Low-to-moderate income, elderly, persons with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers can get free help with their tax return from the nationwide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Turbotax 1040x The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers 60 and older with their tax returns. Turbotax 1040x Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing and some provide IRS-certified volunteers who can help prepare your tax return. Turbotax 1040x AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program as part of the TCE program. Turbotax 1040x Visit AARP's website to find the nearest Tax-Aide location. Turbotax 1040x Research your tax questions. Turbotax 1040x Search publications and instructions by topic or keyword. Turbotax 1040x Read the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, or other official guidance. Turbotax 1040x Read Internal Revenue Bulletins. Turbotax 1040x Sign up to receive local and national tax news by email. Turbotax 1040x Phone. Turbotax 1040x You can call the IRS, or you can carry it in your pocket with the IRS2Go app on your smart phone or tablet. Turbotax 1040x Download the free IRS2Go mobile app from the iTunes app store or from Google Play. Turbotax 1040x Use it to watch the IRS YouTube channel, get IRS news as soon as it's released to the public, order transcripts of your tax returns or tax account, check your refund status, 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. Turbotax 1040x Call to locate the nearest volunteer help site, 1-800-906-9887. Turbotax 1040x Low-to-moderate income, elderly, persons with disabilities, and limited English proficient taxpayers can get free help with their tax return from the nationwide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Turbotax 1040x The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program helps taxpayers 60 and older with their tax returns. Turbotax 1040x Most VITA and TCE sites offer free electronic filing. Turbotax 1040x Some VITA and TCE sites provide IRS-certified volunteers who can help prepare your tax return. Turbotax 1040x Through the TCE program, AARP offers the Tax-Aide counseling program; call 1-888-227-7669 to find the nearest Tax-Aide location. Turbotax 1040x Call to check the status of your 2013 refund, 1-800-829-1954 or 1-800-829-4477. Turbotax 1040x The automated Where's My Refund? information is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Turbotax 1040x If you e-file, your refund status is usually available within 24 hours after the IRS receives your tax return or 4 weeks after you've mailed a paper return. Turbotax 1040x Before you call, have your 2013 tax return handy so you can provide your social security number, your filing status, and the exact whole dollar amount of your refund. Turbotax 1040x Where's My Refund? can give you a personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. Turbotax 1040x Where's My Refund? includes information for the most recent return filed in the current year and does not include information about amended returns. Turbotax 1040x Call the Amended Return Hotline, 1-866-464-2050, to check the status of your amended return. Turbotax 1040x Call to order forms, instructions and publications, 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676) to order current-year forms, instructions and publications, and prior-year forms and instructions (limited to 5 years). Turbotax 1040x You should receive your order within 10 business days. Turbotax 1040x Call to order transcripts of your tax returns or tax account, 1-800-908-9946. Turbotax 1040x Follow the prompts to provide your Social Security Number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number, date of birth, street address and ZIP code. Turbotax 1040x Call for TeleTax topics, 1-800-829-4477, to listen to pre-recorded messages covering various tax topics. Turbotax 1040x Call to ask tax questions, 1-800-829-1040. Turbotax 1040x Call using TTY/TDD equipment, 1-800-829-4059 to ask tax questions or order forms and publications. Turbotax 1040x The TTY/TDD telephone number is for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability. Turbotax 1040x These individuals can also contact the IRS through relay services such as the Federal Relay Service available at www. Turbotax 1040x gsa. Turbotax 1040x gov/fedrelay. Turbotax 1040x Walk-in. Turbotax 1040x You can find a selection of forms, publications and services — in-person, face-to-face. Turbotax 1040x Products. Turbotax 1040x You can walk in to some post offices, libraries, and IRS offices to pick up certain forms, instructions, and publications. Turbotax 1040x Some IRS offices, libraries, and city and county government offices have a collection of products available to photocopy from reproducible proofs. Turbotax 1040x Services. Turbotax 1040x You can walk in to your local TAC most business days for personal, face-to-face tax help. Turbotax 1040x An employee can explain IRS letters, request adjustments to your tax account, or help you set up a payment plan. Turbotax 1040x If you need to resolve a tax problem, have questions about how the tax law applies to your individual tax return, or you are more comfortable talking with someone in person, visit your local TAC where you can talk with an IRS representative face-to-face. Turbotax 1040x No appointment is necessary—just walk in. Turbotax 1040x Before visiting, check www. Turbotax 1040x irs. Turbotax 1040x gov/localcontacts for hours of operation and services provided. Turbotax 1040x Mail. Turbotax 1040x You can send your order for forms, instructions, and publications to the address below. Turbotax 1040x You should receive a response within 10 business days after your request is received. Turbotax 1040x  Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. Turbotax 1040x Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 The Taxpayer Advocate Service Is Here to Help You. Turbotax 1040x   The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is your voice at the IRS. Turbotax 1040x Our job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly and that you know and understand your rights. Turbotax 1040x What can TAS do for you?   We can offer you free help with IRS problems that you can't resolve on your own. Turbotax 1040x 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. Turbotax 1040x You face (or your business is facing) an immediate threat of adverse action. Turbotax 1040x You've tried repeatedly to contact the IRS but no one has responded, or the IRS hasn't responded by the date promised. Turbotax 1040x   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. Turbotax 1040x Here's why we can help: TAS is an independent organization within the IRS. Turbotax 1040x Our advocates know how to work with the IRS. Turbotax 1040x Our services are free and tailored to meet your needs. Turbotax 1040x We have offices in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Turbotax 1040x 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 www. Turbotax 1040x irs. Turbotax 1040x gov/advocate, or call us toll-free at 1-877-777-4778. Turbotax 1040x How else does TAS help taxpayers?   TAS also works to resolve large-scale, systemic problems that affect many taxpayers. Turbotax 1040x If you know of one of these broad issues, please report it to us through our Systemic Advocacy Management System at www. Turbotax 1040x irs. Turbotax 1040x gov/sams. Turbotax 1040x Low Income Taxpayer Clinics. Turbotax 1040x   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. Turbotax 1040x Some clinics can provide information about taxpayer rights and responsibilities in different languages for individuals who speak English as a second language. Turbotax 1040x Visit www. 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