The Taxpayer Advocate Service is an independent organization within the IRS, headed by the National Taxpayer Advocate. Each state has at least one Local Taxpayer Advocate who is independent of the local IRS office and reports directly to the National Taxpayer Advocate.
Select your “State” on the Map below, and call the Taxpayer Advocate Service office nearest you.
If you want to authorize another person to discuss the matter or to receive information about your case, download Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative. You may also download Form 2848 Instructions. Or, you may use Form 8821, Tax Information Authorization if you want another person to receive information about your case but not represent you. If you are unable to download and print these documents, you can get them at most local IRS offices or by calling the IRS forms-only number, 1-800-829-3676.