Form 911

Form 911

A form one files to request help from the Taxpayer Advocate Service. The Taxpayer Advocate Service is a branch of the IRS that provides free assistance to individual and corporate taxpayers who are experiencing trouble with the IRS. If one is facing immediate IRS action, Form 911 enables one to start the process of receiving this assistance. The Taxpayer Advocate Service may be able to stop asset seizures and similar measures while a case is being processed.
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This is done by filing Form 911, Request for Taxpayer Advocate Service Assistance.
In cases of extreme hardship, you may even be able to get your refund within a week or two by filing IRS Form 911.
You can reach the TAS by calling toll-free, 1-877-777-4778, or filing Form 911, Request for Taxpayer Advocate Assistance.
To apply for a TAO, taxpayers should file Form 911, Application for Taxpayer Assistance Order to Relieve Hardship, copies of which are available in IRS offices or by calling 800-TAXFORM (800-829-3676).
And it was the success of the programme which gave them the idea to form 911.
If a taxpayer suffers, or is about to suffer, a significant hardship because of IRS administration of the tax laws, relief may be requested by filing Form 911, "Application for Taxpayer Assistance Order to Relieve Hardship.
This booklet, as well as Form 911, are available free at your local IRS office or by calling, toll-free, 800-TAX-FORM.
Lowe said that taxpayers who have bona fide hardship emergencies can also file a form 911, "Application for Taxpayer Assistance Order (ATAO)," over the telephone.
Taxpayers can use Form 911, Application for Taxpayer Assistance Order to Relieve Hardship, to apply for a TAO.
Copies of Form 911 are available in IRS offices or by calling the Forms Only toll-free telephone number, 1-800-TAX-FORM (829-3676).
Where the taxpayer is suffering or is about to suffer significant hardship, a Form 911 should be filed.
The filing of Form 911, Application for Taxpayer Assistance Order to Relieve Hardship, with the TA or a Problem Resolution Officer, puts a stay on any matter before the IRS for a 24-hour period.