The IRS 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. You can learn more about the status of your refund.

IRS State Offices

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

 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 Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS) and are not recommended based on their appearance on this website.

Here are tips from the IRS in choosing 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

  • H & R Block
    Cypress Center
    2440 N Fremont Street, Suite 206
    Tel. 831-655-1293

  • 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

  • Blake T Pintar
    431 Webster Street, Suite A
    Tel. 831-375-5531