IRS begins appointment service in South Florida

Taxpayers in need of service at an IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center can now call to schedule an appointment. However, they should first see if their answer is available at, the IRS advises.

Taxpayers in Miami requiring assistance should call 1-844-545-5640 to schedule an appointment at the Taxpayer Assistance Center located on the third floor at the Claude Pepper Federal Building, 51 SW First Ave., Miami. There are also centers offering this service in Plantation and West Palm Beach.

The IRS began taking calls Wednesday for appointments starting Feb 29 or later.

Nancy Dahlberg