Se’ Habla Español? – Tax Information Available in Spanish
January 20, 2009 – TT-2009-12
If you need federal tax information, the IRS provides free Spanish language products and services. Pages on the Internal Revenue Service’s Web site, pre-recorded tax topics, refund information, tax publications and toll-free telephone assistance are all available in the Spanish language.
- The Spanish language page (El IRS en Español) on the IRS Web site is located at IRS.gov/espanol. You will find links to tax related information like forms and publications, warnings about tax scams that victimize taxpayers, information on the Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, various other tax credits and more.
- TeleTax is a toll-free, automated telephone service available in English and Spanish. TeleTax provides helpful pre-recorded tax topic messages and refund information. You can find a list of over 150 TeleTax topics in the instructions for Form 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ. TeleTax can also help if at least four weeks have passed since you filed your tax return and you want to check on the status of your federal refund. Having a copy of the tax return handy will help you respond to the prompts on the automated system. TeleTax is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 800-829-4477.
- Spanish Publications are available by calling 800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676) or on the IRS Web site, IRS.gov.
- Toll-Free Telephone Assistance is available from Spanish-speaking IRS representatives by calling the IRS customer service line at 800-829-1040.
Remember that for the genuine IRS Web site be sure to use .gov. Don't be confused by internet sites that end in .com, .net, .org or other designations instead of .gov. The address of the official IRS governmental Web site is www.irs.gov.