IRS Tax Tips February 4, 2013 Useful Links: Issue Number: IRS Tax Tip 2013-06 IRS.gov Home Inside This Issue 1040 Central Help For Hurricane Victims How to Get IRS Forms and Publications The Internal Revenue Service provides free tax forms and publications News Essentials on a wide variety of topics – from tax credits for individuals to a tax guide for small businesses. What's Hot Here are four easy ways to obtain tax forms and publications from the News Releases IRS: IRS - The Basics 1. On the Internet. You can get IRS forms and instructions quickly and easily by visiting the IRS.gov website 24 hours a day 7 days a IRS Guidance week. They often appear online before they are available on paper. To view and download tax products, select “Forms and Pubs.” Media Contacts Facts & Figures 2. By Telephone. Call 1-800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676) Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time to order current or Problem Alerts prior year forms and instructions or IRS publications. Hours of service in Alaska and Hawaii follow Pacific Time. You will receive your order Around The Nation by mail, usually within 7 to 10 days. e-News Subscriptions 3. In IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers. There are Taxpayer Assistance Centers located across the country where you can pick up many IRS forms and publications. IRS offices also offer face-to-face help for taxpayers who want personal tax assistance. The Newsroom Topics To find the Center nearest to you, visit IRS.gov and click on “Help & Tax Tips 2012 Resources” and then “Contact Your Local IRS Office.” Select your state for a list of offices, as well as a list of services available at each Radio PSAs office. You can also find a Center near you by using the “Office Fact Sheets Locator” link, which allows you to search by using your zip code. Armed Forces 4. In Your Community. Many libraries and post offices offer free tax forms during the tax filing season. Some libraries also have copies of Disaster Relief commonly requested IRS publications. Scams / Consumer Alerts For additional information about free IRS tax products and services, see Publication 2053A, Quick and Easy Access to IRS Tax Help and Tax Shelters Forms, and Publication 910, IRS Guide to Free Tax Services. Additional IRS Resources: IRS Resources IRS Forms & Publications Contact Your Local IRS Office Compliance & Enforcement IRS Office Locator tool Publication 910, IRS Guide to Free Tax Services (PDF) Contact My Local Office Publication 2053A, Quick and Easy Access to IRS Tax Help Filing Options and Forms (PDF) Forms & Pubs IRS YouTube Videos: Frequently Asked Questions How to Get 1040 Forms - English | Spanish | ASL News IRS Tax Forms and Publications - English | Spanish | ASL Taxpayer Advocate IRS Podcasts: Where to File How to Get 1040 Forms - English | Spanish Tax Forms and Publications - English | Spanish Back to Top For more information on federal taxes please visit IRS.gov.