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Filing an extension of time

You can get more time to file your tax return – but make your tax payment by the April due date. 

For information see the IRSvideos How to file an extension of time

Form 4868

Ask the IRS

Telephone Assistance for Individuals:
Toll-Free, 1-800-829-1040
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Telephone Assistance for people with hearing impairments:
Toll-Free 1-800-829-4059 (TDD)
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

IRS Website Help Desk:
Toll-Free (800) 876-1715
For questions about the IRS website only, they will not answer tax preparation questions at this number.


    Cover Art
    EY Tax Guide 2016 - Ernst and Young LLP Staff
    Call Number: 343.73052 ERNST 2016
    ISBN: 9781119114581
    Publication Date: 2015-11-09
    "Everything you need to prepare your 2015 tax return"--Cover.

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    J. K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2016 - J. K. Lasser Institute Staff
    Call Number: 336.24 J.K. 2016
    Publication Date: 2015-10-26
    A guide to income tax returns provides information on the most recent tax legislation, tax-filing tips, advice on how to reduce tax liabilities, helpful financial advice, and sample tax forms, worksheets, and charts.

    Cover Art
    How to Pay Zero Taxes 2016 - Jeff A. Schnepper
    Call Number: 336.2421 SCHNEPPER 2016
    ISBN: 9780071836647
    Publication Date: 2015-11-26


    What to do if your tax records were affected by identity theft?

    If you receive a notice from the IRS, respond immediately. If you believe someone may have used your SSN fraudulently, please notify the IRS by responding to the name and number printed on the notice or letter.

    You will need to fill out the Form 14039, Identity Theft Affidavit. Please write legibly and follow the directions on the back of the form that relate to your specific circumstances.

    For victims of identity theft who have previously been in contact with the IRS and have not achieved a resolution, please contact the IRS Identity Protection Specialized Unit, toll-free, at 1-800-908-4490.

    Source: Publication 4535 (EN/SP) (Rev. 10-2012) Catalog Number 48656M Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service

    VITA Year Round Tax Preparation


    VITA San Antonio has two Year Round Tax offices open to complete current year, prior year, and amended returns. Please see below for available listing.

    Frank Garrett Community Center
    1226 NW 18th Street
    San Antonio, TX 78207
    (210) 207-1711

    The VITA Office located at Frank Garrett Community Center can assist with the following:

    • Prepare 2008 to current year tax returns
    • Prepare 1040X Amended tax returns (regardless where they were initially prepared)
    • Assist with obtaining “free” tax return transcript or tax account transcript

    Walk –Ins welcome 
    For an appointment or further information please call (210) 207-1711.




    Guadalupe Community Center 
    1801 W Cesar Chavez 
    San Antonio, TX 78207
    (210) 222-2975


    The VITA Office located at Guadalupe Community Center can assist with the following:

    • Prepare 2010 to current year tax returns
    • Prepare 1040X Amended tax returns (regardless where they were initially prepared)
    • Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) Application Form W-7

    By appointment only please call (210) 222-2975 for more information.


    San Antonio IRS Office

    8626 Tesoro Drive 
    San Antonio, TX 78217

    Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

    To schedule an appointment call 1-844-545-5640 .


    Services Provided by appointment:

    • Account inquiries (help with letters, notices and levies on your wages or bank account)
    • Adjustments (changes to tax account information or payments)
    • Alien clearances (Sailing Permits)
    • Assistance with Affordable Care Act tax provision questions for individuals  
    • Basic tax law assistance January 2 - April 15 (answers related to your individual Federal Tax Return) (Topics)
    • Check, money order, or cash payment acceptance (Exact Change is Required)
    • Form 911, Request for Taxpayer Advocate Service Assistance
    • Help with Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return (tax law & submission of tax return)
    • Multilingual assistance (over 150 languages translated)
    • Payment arrangements
    • Procedural inquiries
    • Solutions to tax issues
    • Tax forms (based on availability)
    This office provides Facilitated Self Assistance (FSA), a self-assistance computer kiosk with an IRS employee available to assist you with navigating the website.  With FSA, you can access the website to complete a number of IRS-related tasks or get more information on the following subjects:
      • Free File program
      • Forms & Publications
      • Where's My Refund?
      • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
      • Tax law questions
      • Transcripts
      • Online Employer Identification Number (EIN) Application
      • Online Payment Agreement
      • Electronic payments (Direct Pay and EFTPS)


    Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 10-Feb-2016

    Source: IRS website: TX locations


      Affordable Care Act

      Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions Questions and Answers - The IRS has prepared questions and answers and will update this page as additional information or new guidance becomes available.

      How health coverage affects your 2015 federal income tax return - Heath Insurance Marketplace provides a comprehensive resource.


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