The IRS' s website has an excellent search function and a lot of information. You can also call the IRS. They are available from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm Monday through Friday your local time. If you are wondering about the status of your refund, you can inquire here.

IRS State Offices

The IRS has offices in each state to provide taxpayers with help. Find here the contact information.

 IRS International Offices

The IRS has staff in Frankfurt, London, Paris, Beijing and Puerto Rico.
They also provide an International Taxpayer Advocate.  For contact information see here.

Free Tax Help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program offers free tax help to low- to moderate-income (generally, $42,000 and below) people who cannot prepare their own tax returns. Certified volunteers sponsored by various organizations receive training to help prepare basic tax returns in communities across the country. VITA sites are generally located at community and neighborhood centers, libraries, schools, shopping malls, and other convenient locations. Most locations also offer free electronic filing.

To locate the nearest VITA site, or call 1-800-906-9887.

Contact a State Department of Taxes

Here are links to contact information for some states:

  1. Vermont
  2. California
  3. District of Columbia
  4. Virginia
  5. Maryland
  6. Massachusetts
  7. New York


Professional Tax Preparers

If you need help with you tax return preparation, you should contact a certified tax preparer. The College and its employees are  not authorized to give you tax help.

Below is a listing of preparers. The listing here neither represents an endorsement of any kind nor is the list complete. These preparers do not have a relationship with Middlebury College or the Monterey Institute of International Studies and are not recommended based on their appearance on this website.

Here are some tips from the IRS on how to choose a tax preparer.

Ballou, Donald C., 16 Creek Road Tel. 802-388-7614 
Fraga & Lilja, 2 Cross Street, Tel. 802-388-9863
H & R Block, 260 Court Street, Tel. 802-388-3190
MEABS Tax Service, 29 Court Street, Tel. 802-388-8290
Misasi & Misasi PC, 11 Court Street, Tel. 802-388-6307
The Tax Team, 86 Court Street, Tel. 802-388-6603
Charles Alexander Tax Returns, 15 Court Street #2, Tel. 802-388-1310 Telling & Associates CPA PC, 5 Park Street, Tel. 802-388-3311
Loewer & Associates, PO Box 1286, Middlebury, VT 05753, Tel. 802-545-5600
Bianchi Lorincz Huey Hudson & Co LLP, 777 Cass Street, Tel. 831-373-1697, www.blhhcpa.com
H & R Block, Cypress Center, 2440 N Fremont Street, Suite 206, Tel. 831-655-1293 http://www.hrblock.com/
Tax Planning & Preparation, 2100 Garden Road, Tel. 831-655-1338
Carol Hutchings, 659 Abrego Street, Suite 3, Tel. 831-372-6111
Pinnacle Business Service, 2801 Monterey-Salinas Highway, Suite D, Tel. 831-372-7000, http://www.pinpay.com/
Blake T Pintar, 431 Webster Street, Suite A, Tel. 831-375-5531