|Tax Topic #904
||2008 Tax Year
Topic 904 - Tax Assistance For Residents of Puerto Rico
The Internal Revenue Service sponsors the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Program (VITA) and offers free help to taxpayers in several of its offices
in convenient community locations. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
or VITA is a program in which the IRS trains volunteers to assist taxpayers
in community locations to provide free basic income tax return preparation.
The IRS offers assistance through a toll-free telephone number. For assistance
you may call 800–829–1040. When you call, you may
ask questions to help you prepare your return, or ask about a notice you may
In certain areas, the IRS has local offices you may visit to receive assistance.
The IRS also sponsors the Community Outreach Tax Education Program which
offers tax seminars to assist taxpayers in preparing their tax return. The
seminars may cover a variety of topics tailored to the need of your group
or organization. Call an IRS office close to you for more information about
Page Last Reviewed or Updated: December 22, 2008
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