Many people every year run into troubles with their taxes. These problems can range from not knowing which form to file, to not knowing where to send their return, to not being able to pay their taxes at all. The kind of help available is numerous, but don't worry, there is help out there for you no matter what your problem.
The IRS can offer help on all of the basic issues that you may run into. They can tell you which forms you need, mailing addresses, they can even help you fill out your form if you are disabled.
For problems regarding which exemptions, rebates, and other special instances that you may have you will most likely want to hire a tax professional. You will pay this person to find as many rebates for you as possible so you owe the least amount possible or so you will get the most money back as possible. These companies are everywhere and generally do not charge very much for a simple 1040 return. If you are a business or corporation, getting one of these professionals to help with your taxes is always a good idea just to make sure you do not forget to include anything which could lead to legal trouble.
The worst kind of trouble is where someone is in a situation in which they cannot pay their taxes. THere can be many reasons for this problem. No two taxpayers are the same. If you owe a late or back taxes to the IRS they will probably start sending you certified letters from the IRS collections division. The IRS can levy your bank accounts and take money out of your bank account without your authorization or warning. They can also garnish your wages meaning they take 1/2 of your paycheck before you even get it. One of the worst things they can do is actually close your business or take your home. Despite all of these terrible things that they can do, the IRS can actually help you if you are in a bad situation. if you talk to them they can help set up payments and help you find companies that may be able to loan you money to pay your taxes.
Hopefully these hints have been helpful to all those out there with tax problems.