Congressman Adam Smith

Representing the 9th District of Washington

Tax Season Appointments

The IRS has developed a series of tips to help you navigate common tax issues as the April 18, 2017 deadline approaches for individual taxpayers.

Nearly every tax issue can now be resolved online or by phone from the convenience of your home or office. Through you can:

• Set up a payment plan.
• Get a transcript of your tax return.
• Make a payment.
• Check on your refund.
• Find answers to many of your tax questions.
• File your tax return.

Visit for the most up-to-date information about completing your 2016 tax return. 

  • Tax Time Guide: Protect Personal, Financial, Tax Information and Computers — The IRS today reminded taxpayers to be cautious and protect personal, financial and tax information, particularly at tax time. See IR-2017-55.

  • Tax Time Guide: Save Time, Make an Appointment before Visiting an IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center — The IRS today reminded taxpayers that service at all of its Taxpayer Assistance Centers is now by appointment. See IR-2017-54

  • Tax Time Guide: IRS Publication 17 Helps with 2016 Taxes — Taxpayers can get the most out of various tax benefits and get useful tips on preparing their 2016 federal income tax returns by consulting a free, comprehensive tax guide available on See IR-2017-52.
  • Tax Time Guide: Use to Find Qualified Tax Professionals — The IRS today reminded taxpayers that offers many useful tips and information to find a qualified tax professional. See IR-2017-48.
  • Tax Time Guide: Use Free File for Help with Tax Returns, Extensions and More — The IRS today reminded the millions of taxpayers who have yet to file their taxes that IRS Free File remains available either online at or through the mobile app, IRS2Go. See IR-2017-45.
  • IRS Releases Tax Time Guide: Use Tools to Answer Tax Questions — The IRS today encouraged taxpayers to take advantage of the online tools and resources available on as the IRS expects heavy call volume during the last two weeks of February. See IR-2017-42.

IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) are a source for personal tax help when you believe your tax issue can only be handled face-to-face. 

All Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) now operate by appointment.

Caution:  Many of our offices are located in Federal Office Buildings. These buildings may not allow visitors to bring in cell phones with camera capabilities.

Multilingual assistance is available in every office. Hours of operation are subject to change.

Before visiting your local office click on "Services Provided" in the chart below to see what services are available. Services are limited and not all services are available at every TAC office and may vary from site to site.



Street Address

Days/Hours of Service



520 112th Ave. N.E. 
Bellevue, WA 98004

Monday-Friday - 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. 

By Appointment

Services Provided



915 Second Ave. 
Seattle, WA 98174

Monday-Friday - 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

By Appointment

Services Provided

(206) 220-6015


1201 Pacific Ave. 
Tacoma, WA 98402

Monday-Friday - 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

By Appointment

Services Provided

(253) 428-351

For information on where to file your tax return please see Where to File Addresses.

The Taxpayer Advocate Service: Call 206-220-6037 in the Seattle area or 877-777-4778 elsewhere, or see  Publication 1546The Taxpayer Advocate Service of the IRS.

For further information, see  Tax Topic 104


IRS and organizations all over the country are partnering to assist taxpayers. Through these partnerships, organizations are also achieving their own goals. These mutually beneficial partnerships are strengthening outreach efforts and bringing education and assistance to millions.

For more information about the programs for individuals and families and how your organization can be a part of this partnership read more at Become an IRS Partner. Organizations interested in operating a free tax preparation site through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance or Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs may consider applying for a VITA or TCE Grant. Anyone interested in volunteering to prepare free tax returns can read how to become an IRS Tax Volunteer, or if you need to find a volunteer site to have your tax return prepared absolutely free, go to Free Tax Return Preparation for you by volunteers.

For more information about these programs for businesses, your local Stakeholder Liaison office establishes relationships with organizations representing small business and self-employed taxpayers. They provide information about the policies, practices and procedures the IRS uses to ensure compliance with the tax laws. To establish a relationship with us, use this list to find a contact in your state:

Stakeholder Liaison (SL) Phone Numbers for Organizations Representing Small Businesses and Self-employed Taxpayers.