Archive for March 18, 2011

IRS open in NOLA and BR for weekend assistance

IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers will be open in New Orleans and Baton Rouge on Saturday March 26, 2011.

During the expanded Saturday hours, taxpayers will be able to address economic hardship issues, make payment arrangements or get help regarding oil spill issues.

WHAT:           Selected IRS Offices open for Special Saturday Service Day
WHEN:            Saturday, March 26, 20119:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. 
WHERE:         New Orleans

1555 Poydras Street, Suite 270

New Orleans, LA 70112


  Baton Rouge

2600 Citiplace Centre

Baton Rouge, LA 70808


In addition to IRS help, community organizations partner with the IRS. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs assist people who earned $49,000 or less and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs assist individuals 60 and over with their 2009 income tax return preparation and electronic filing.   Many of these sites have Saturday hours while others offer assistance at various times during the week.  To locate the partner sites in this area call 2-1-1 or 1-800-906-9887.