Beware of Bad Tax Advice and Unreliable Return Preparation
Be an informed consumer when selecting a tax preparer. Going to an inexperienced or unethical return preparer can hit you in your pocket book. Filing returns with inflated deductions or credits can result in you owing back taxes, interest and penalties.
Find a Location for Free Tax Help
The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. Provides directions using Google Maps to locations.
Local IRS Offices in Iowa
IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers are your source for personal tax help when you believe your tax issue cannot be handled online or by phone, and you want face-to-face assistance.
My only income is Social Security. Do I have to pay any taxes on my benefits?
This article discusses the filing thresholds for Social Security income, and the benefits of filing a return even if it is not required.