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The IRS Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA) and the IRS Tax Trails
These tools do NOT require you to identify yourself. Use them to find answers for your specific situation.
Use this tool to check on the status of your refund. It provides the most up-to-date information the IRS has. There’s no need to call us unless Where’s My Refund? To use this tool you will need 1) your social security number 2) filing status and 3) EXACT REFUND AMOUNT from your return.
Or use our contact form.
NEWS and ACTION LIST
Scam Alerts: There are some scary scam calls. The IRS will NOT send the police after you because you owe them money.
Whenever you are contacted by the IRS whether in person, phone or mail, please contact us first. We are your protection.
Alimony Audits: The IRS is sending letters asking for proof of alimony paid. Why? The $2.3 billion in deductions without corresponding income.
Phony IRS Emails and calls! Remember that the IRS doesn't use email. If you think a call is wrong - make note of the time and ID and hang up.
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Smarter Tax Solutions LLC
4520 Montgomery Blvd NE, Suite 3
ABQ NM 87109-1291