How Do You Find the Nearest Tax Office?


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Find the nearest tax office by using the office locator tool on the official website of the IRS, IRS.gov. Do this by using the interactive map to select the state you live in, and then from there a listing of offices around the state are made available.

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Some states, such as California, also provide local tax office locator tools on their websites. The California Franchise Tax Board lists the field offices' location, hours of operation and phone numbers on its website, the Board notes.

At local IRS tax offices, representatives are available to talk about a number of different tax issues, the IRS says. You may need to present your Social Security number to prove your identity. Local tax offices also provide income tax forms and document reviews for W-7, Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number, applicants.

The State of Texas also provides local office addresses and phone numbers on its website. Taxpayers looking to visit a local tax office in Texas can expect a number of different services, including applying for a tax permit, making payments and obtaining tax or account assistance, the Texas State Comptroller says. The local office also collects delinquent taxes and promotes compliance with tax laws.

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