The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will close its Taxpayer Assistance Center and other offices at 211 S. Court St. in Rockford at noon, Friday, Dec. 12. The Taxpayer Assistance Center will re-open in its new location at 4920 E. State St. at 1 p.m., Monday, Dec. 15. Normally, the office will be open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Rockford-area taxpayers who need assistance during this time may consult www.irs.gov. The site is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For those without Internet access, telephone assistance is available through the IRS toll-free number at 1-800-829-1040.
From the Dec. 10-16, 2014, issue