Toll Free Governmental Tax Assistance

With tax season in full swing and April 15 just a few weeks away, state and federal governments are accepting inquiries over changes in tax laws. Residents can call toll free numbers to learn more about any changes. Assistance can be obtained at the Internal Revenue Service hotline at 1-800-829-1040. Make sure you receive all your entitled deductions. Call toll free today for information and guidance.


Rationing Toll Frees Defeated

Rumors that a rationing program for the few remaining 800 numbers was imminent circulated through the telecommunications industry earlier this month. Supplies of 800, 888, 877, and 866 numbers are so depleted that availability is at an all-time low. But some say rationing the numbers, as the federal government did in 1995, is not the answer and could have a negative impact on the business community. Read more here.

SMS Provide Automatic Number Release to Lessen Strain

To help users get the numbers they wanted and to help alleviate system congestion, the SMS/800 Management Team worked with the Resp Orgs and the Federal Communications Commission to make the change and set a regular sparing schedule.

Users can go to the REL screen to verify the established time for sparing numbers.

Read more here.