The IRS is a sponsor of the Tax Freedom Project. Through this program, the foundation donates online federal and state tax preparation and electronic filing services free to low-income families and taxpayers. Visit the web site www.taxfreedom.com, to determine if you are eligible, and find out more about the program.
The Tax Advocate program is another source to help you with your federal income taxes. If you will have trouble paying your taxes, or if you need your return immediately, you may call the Tax Advocate at 11-877-777-4778. The Advocate will assist you only after you have contacted the IRS. The IRS realizes that the loss of a job may create new tax issues, and has developed a publication – Tax Impact of Job Loss, that provides detailed information as it relates to severance pay, unemployment compensation, withdrawals from pension plans, relocation expenses, and business start-ups follows this page and may answer many of your questions.