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I do not answer specific tax questions over the phone unless you are a current client. If you need a specific question answered, here are the phone numbers to call.

(Remember, this is free advice. Hope and Pray that you get more than what you paid for!)

Internal Revenue Service Phone Numbers

800-829-1040 For individual and joint filers who need procedural or tax law information and/ or  help to file their 1040-type IRS Tax Help Line for individual returns (including Individuals| Schedules C and E); and, general account information  for Form 1040 Filers. Automated Self-Service Interactive Applications are also offered on this line.

800-829-4933 For Small Businesses, Corporations, Partnerships and Trusts who need information and/or help related to their Business Returns or Business and Specialty (BMF) Accounts. Services cover  Tax Line [new]Employer Identification Numbers (EINs), 94x returns, 1041, 1065, 1120S, Excise Returns, Estate and Gift Returns, as well as issues related to Federal tax deposits.

800-829-1954 For 1040-type Individual and Joint Filers who need to check the status of their current year refund. Automated Refund Self-Service Interactive Refund Hotline [new] Applications are offered on this line NOTE: The "Where's my refund?" automated self- service feature is also available 24/7 at http://www.irs.gov/ to obtain refund status information.

800-829-3676 For individuals, businesses and tax practitioners who need Forms and Publications IRS tax forms, instructions and related materials and tax publications.

877-777-4778 For taxpayers, whose tax problems have not been resolved through normal channels. Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) provides a National Taxpayer independent system to assure Advocate's Help Line that tax problems are promptly and fairly handled. TAS operates independently of any other IRS office and reports directly to Congress through the National Taxpayer Advocate.

800-829-4059 For hearing impaired taxpayers who need tax law and/or procedural information Telephone Device for relating to filing their the Deaf (TDD) returns or who need information and/or assistance relating to their accounts.

888-912-1227 For citizens who want to provide ideas and suggestions on how to improve IRS services Taxpayer Advocacy Panel or who want to make recommendations for improvement of IRS systems and procedures.

800-555-4477 For taxpayers who want to pay business or individual taxes through electronic funds or Electronic Federal Tax transfer. The EFTPS Toll-Free 800-945-8400 Payment System (EFTPS) numbers can provide callers Hotline with EFTPS enrollment forms, instructions and customer assistance.

877-829-5500 For taxpayers who need tax information or assistance relating to Tax Exempt or Tax Exempt - Government| Government Entities, Tax Entity (TEGE) Help Line, Exempt Bonds, Employer /Employee Pension Plans or Indian Tribal Agreements

800-829-4477 For individuals who need to check the status of their current year refund or who want to use the Tele-Tax System want to listen to recorded tax information. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

888-796-1074 For individual filers who want a extension to File to submit an Extension to File Tele-File System for a 1040-series return via telephone.

State of California Phone Numbers

The State of California is not as friendly as the IRS. Here is the number they give you;

Get recorded answers, in English and Spanish, to common questions about California taxes and Homeowner and Renter Assistance 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call:

To irritate them I am giving you this following phone number. You may want to know why you can not call them, so call and ask them why?

If you have questions regarding their policies or other FTB issues, call (916) 845-7700.