***The IRS confirms, they will begin processing 2018 Federal Taxes beginning January 28, 2019.***
Our office is OPEN and we are setting appointments, accepting emails, faxes and drop offs of tax documents to begin preparing 2018 federal taxes.
Reputable sources report as of January 7, 2019, the White House says the IRS refunds will be issued during the government shutdown.
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IRS Phone Number's
The wait time to speak with an IRS representative can be extremely lengthy. However, we suggest you grab a book, remote or magazine and just hold on. Depending on the issue, the only answers you can get will be from the Internal Revenue Service themselves.
If you received an IRS letter, please check to see if there is a phone number available and call that number. Keep the IRS letter handy as you may need to reference it during the call!
You may also try the Tax Advocate but please note, the tax advocate can only help in certain situations!!!
Tax Advocate: 877-777-4778
There are IRS locations available and for your convenience we've added the following locations for local clients. For our out of state clients, please follow the link to find your nearest IRS location.
Houston (Downtown) Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30 pm
1919 Smith St. 281-721-7021
Houston, TX 77002
Houston (NW) Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30 pm
12941 I45 N 713-209-5499
Houston, TX 77060
Houston (SE) Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30 pm
8876 Gulf Freeway 281-721-7021
Houston, TX 77017
Houston (SW) Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30 pm
8701 S. Gessner 281-721-7021
Houston, TX 77074
BEFORE driving out to any IRS location, call their office to assure they can help you!!!!
For other IRS help & resources, including a copy of tax transcripts, fraud, scams, notices, letters, appeals and more; please follow the link below!
HELP & RESOURCES
PLEASE COME PREPARED WITH ANY AND ALL DOCUMENTS YOU HAVE THAT MAY IMPACT YOUR TAXES! DO NOT LIMIT YOURSELF TO WHAT IS ON THE LIST! BRING WHAT YOU HAVE AND LET OUR TAX PROS REVIEW THE DOCUMENTS! IT IS BETTER TO BE OVER PREPARED THAN UNDER PREPARED!
WONDERING WHAT TO BRING TO YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT?
Driver’s License or ID for all adults on the taxes
Social Security for all individuals on taxes
W2 - Income
W2 G - Gambling Winnings
1099 Misc - Misc Income
1099 C - Cancellation of Debt
1099 G - Unemployment Compensation
1099 Div - Dividends
1099 SA - Distributions from HSA, MSA, and Medicare Advantage MSA
1099 R - Retirement
1099 INT- Interest
1098 - Mortgage Interest
1098 T - Tuition Statement
Real Estate Tax Information
Expense Sheet- Includes Large Purchases, Cell Phone, Internet, Meals & Entertainment, Supplies, Tools, Materials, License & Permits, Business Miles, and etc.
K1 - For Business
Profit & Loss - For Business
CHECK OUT OUR USEFUL LINKS FOR VARIOUS INFORMATION SUCH AS THE IRS WEBSITE AND OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES FOR PERSONAL AND BUSINESS TAXES.
Beware of tax-related identity theft
What is tax-related identity theft?
Tax related identity theft occurs when someone uses a stolen Social Security number to file a tax return claiming a fraudulent refund. Thieves also may use stolen Employer Identification Numbers to create false Forms like a W-2 to support refund fraud schemes.
Please beware of tax scams!!!
The IRS is offering the following information on their website IRS.GOV in regards to the surge in tax scams.
IRS-Impersonation Telephone Scam
An aggressive and sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, has been making the rounds throughout the country. Callers claim to be employees of the IRS, but are not. These con artists can sound convincing when they call. They use fake names and bogus IRS identification badge numbers. They may know a lot about their targets, and they usually alter the caller ID to make it look like the IRS is calling.
Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid promptly through a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer. If the victim refuses to cooperate, they are then threatened with arrest, deportation or suspension of a business or driver’s license. In many cases, the caller becomes hostile and insulting. Or, victims may be told they have a refund due to try to trick them into sharing private information. If the phone isn't answered, the scammers often leave an “urgent” callback request.
Note that the IRS will never: 1) call to demand immediate payment, nor will the agency call about taxes owed without first having mailed you a bill; 2) demand that you pay taxes without giving you the opportunity to question or appeal the amount they say you owe; 3) require you to use a specific payment method for your taxes, such as a prepaid debit card; 4) ask for credit or debit card numbers over the phone; or 5) threaten to bring in local police or other law-enforcement groups to have you arrested for not paying.
For more information on this and most recent scams, please logon to IRS.GOV and select the tab News & Events, on the far left, select Tax Scams under The Newsroom Topics.
select the link to stay protected and informed!
The IRS is providing help to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Special tax relief and assistance is available to taxpayers in the Presidential Disaster Areas. They are monitoring the situation closely to resolve potential tax administration issues as they are identified. The IRS often updates its information on disaster relief efforts related to Hurricane Harvey.
Hurricane Harvey victims in parts of Texas have until Jan. 31, 2018, to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments.
This includes an additional filing extension for taxpayers with valid extensions that run out on Oct. 16, and businesses with extensions that run out on Sept. 15.
For more information, please visit IRS.GOV or select the image above.