Federal Tax Program Assistance
Last updated: March 25, 2021.
On March 17, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that the deadline for individuals to file federal income taxes for 2020 would be extended to Monday, May 17, 2021. Resources are available below for those who have questions about, or would like assistance with, their federal taxes.
On March 24, 2021, the Hawaii State Department of Taxation (DOTAX) announced that the deadline for individuals to file state income taxes for 2020 would not be extended. The deadline for individuals to file state income taxes is Tuesday, April 20, 2021.
COVID-19 Update: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has published information about how recent tax changes may impact individuals and families this year, including those that received Economic Impact Payments (EIP or direct payments) or unemployment insurance (UI) benefits during 2020. You can find more information here.
The IRS has announced that all first and second round direct payments through the CARES Act (P.L. 116-136) and Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (P.L. 116-260) have been issued. You can find more information about these payments here. For additional information regarding direct payments, please see the IRS website here.
Please do not hesitate contact my office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 808-522-8970 (toll free 844-478-3478) with any further questions.
The Taxpayer Advocate ensures that all taxpayers are treated fairly and are aware of their rights. They can also help to resolve certain tax issues.
Internal Revenue Service (Federal)
Gayvial James, Taxpayer Advocate
1099 Alakea Street, Floor 22, MS H2200
Honolulu, HI 96813-4514
Phone: (808) 566-2950
Fax: (855) 819-5024
Hawaii Department of Taxation (State)
Jaysen Morikami, Taxpayer Advocate
P.O. Box 259
Honolulu, HI 96809-0259
Phone: (808) 587-1791
The IRS and AARP Foundation offer free, basic assistance with federal and state tax preparation. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most assistance is available by appointment only, and may vary in format and availability.