Taxpayers in need of service at the IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center, here, have a new number to call to schedule an appointment. However, they should first see if their answer is available at IRS.gov.
Taxpayers requiring assistance should call 1-844-545-5640 to schedule an appointment for the IRS office at 180 N. Diamond St., Mansfield. The IRS is now taking calls for appointments starting Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, or later.
The IRS is moving to an appointment service at this office as part of an ongoing effort to eliminate lines and reduce frustration for taxpayers and for IRS employees wanting to assist them. The agency tested various methods of scheduling an appointment.
Studies show that many taxpayers visit Taxpayer Assistance Centers to get tax transcripts, make payments, resolve notices, obtain forms or publications, or ask about refunds. These matters can often be resolved using information and resources online at IRS.gov, without traveling to an IRS office.