Please note: The Department of State assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information.
The International Call Center is operational Monday through Friday, from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. EST, telephone:267-941-1000 (not toll-free), fax: 267-941-1055.The information provided below, including the lists of local attorneys and tax specialists are provided solely as an informational resource.
The U.S. Embassy assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the following persons, firms, or facilities. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department of State. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information in the list on professional credentials, areas of expertise and language ability are provided directly by the attorneys or by the doctors’ offices. You may receive additional information about the individuals by contacting the local bar association (or its equivalent) or local licensing authorities.
Filing U.S. Taxes
If you are a taxpayer with specific individual or business account questions you should contact the International Taxpayer Service Call Center by phone or fax.
The International Call Center is operational Monday through Friday, from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. EST, telephone:267-941-1000 (not toll-free), fax: 267-941-1055.
If you are a tax professional or software provider calling about an e-file issue and it is not account-related, please contact the e-help office in Austin, Texas, at 512-416-7750 (not toll-free).
Assistance is available Monday through Friday,from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CST.
Taxpayer service, formerly offered by IRS offices overseas, is no longer available.Please send your tax forms and correspondence to the applicable address indicated below.
Individual taxpayers located outside the United States also may contact the IRS by mail:
Internal Revenue Service International Accounts Philadelphia, PA 19255-0725 Business taxpayers located outside the United States also may contact the IRS by mail:
Internal Revenue Service International Accounts Ogden, UT 84201-0038
Residents of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands may contact the IRS toll free at 1-800-829-1040, Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. EST. For face-to-face assistance information in Puerto Rico refer to Contact My Local Office in Puerto Rico.
International Taxpayer Advocate:
To request Taxpayer Advocate assistance, call the Taxpayer Advocate Service toll-free number: 1-877-777-4778, or refer to Contact a Local Taxpayer Advocate (LTA) in Caribbean U.S. Territories (Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands) and International or Contact a Local Taxpayer Advocate (LTA) in Hawaii & Pacific U.S. Territories (Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands).
The IRS has created a comprehensive tax page which is directed to U.S. citizens who reside abroad. This page contains basic tax information that American citizens overseas need to know and also includes links to more detailed topics. For all matters pertaining to U.S. taxation please visit the IRS website. For assistance in filing U.S. tax returns or other related matters, you may contact any of the below named institutions.
Ellis, Michael (Tax Specialist)
Awards for Reporting Tax Compliance Issues
Whistleblowers are an important part of the IRS tax compliance program, and can receive substantial awards if the IRS uses their information. The IRS Whistleblower Office can award up to 30 percent of the additional tax, penalty and other amounts it collects.
If you suspect or know of an individual or a business that is not complying with the tax laws and want to claim an award, mail a completed Form 211 (PDF 69.4 KB), Application for Award for Original Information, with an original signature to the Whistleblower Office using the address on the form. Include copies of all relevant supporting documentation in your possession.
See Whistleblower-Informant-Award, How to File a Whistleblower Award Claim and The Whistleblower Law on IRS.gov for more information. If you have any additional questions, you may call the Whistleblower office at 801-620-2169.
If you would like to report tax noncompliance and are not interested in an award, or you have other information you believe may be of interest to the IRS, visit Report Suspected Tax Fraud Activity on IRS.gov for information on how to submit a report.