This page provides information about the IRS Office Columbia, South Carolina location.

IRS Office Columbia – 1835 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201

The IRS Office at Columbia is located in the Strom Thunder Federal Building and United States Courthouse. This federal building in Columbia was completed in 1979 and served 25 years as a courthouse of the US District Court for the District of South Carolina. National Register of Historic Places enlists this building. Strom Thurmond, the person whom this building was named after was a long-time senator Strom Thunder. In 2003, Federal Courts vacated the building and the purpose of this building was redefined. The building follows the Brutalism architectural style. Concrete, granite and glass were used as the primary materials for the construction of this building. US Social Security Administration, US Labor Department Wage & Hour Division, Federal Child Development Center, and Internal Revenue Service etc. are the notable federal tenants located in this building. Some notable nearby locations are US District Court, Columbia Chamber, The Huggins Law Firm, Security Federal Bank and Bank of America Financial Center.


East on Taylor Street: Head west on Taylor Street toward Gregg Street, then turn right onto Bull Street. Shortly afterward, turn left onto Richland Street. Then finally, turn left onto Assembly Street. The Federal Building will be on the right.

West on US-176/US-321: Head east toward US-176/US-321 and continue until Assembly Street. Follow the signs, then turn right onto Assembly Street. Continue to stay on Assembly Street, the Federal Building will be on the right.

North on Main Street: Head south on Main Street toward Geiger Avenue. Use the 2nd from the right lane to turn right onto Elmwood Avenue. Then, turn left onto Assembly Street. Continue straight on Assembly Street and the Federal Building will be on the right.

South on Assembly Street: Head north on Assembly Street. Before Elmwood Avenue cross-street make a U-turn at Calhoun Street. Continue straight to stay on Assembly Street, the Federal Building will be on the right.


Monday through Friday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm. This office follows the federal holiday schedule.


Information: (803) 312-7900

Appointment: (844) 545-5640


Finding a place to park inside the Federal Building premises might be difficult. There are metered parking streets nearby, some commercial parking lots/garages as well. Matthew Perry Garage is a commercial parking location just across the block.


This building has beefed up security measures. All public visitors must pass through several stages of electronic security equipment. Visitors might be asked to take off shoes for security inspection. A government issued valid ID is mandatory for gaining access to the building and the confirmation of appointment.


All public visitors must take appointments prior to visiting, by calling the number provided above.


  • Account inquiries (help with letters, notices and levies on your wages or bank account)
  • Adjustments (changes to tax account information or payments)
  • Alien clearances (Sailing Permits)
  • Assistance with Affordable Care Act tax provision questions for individuals
  • Basic tax law assistance January 1 – April 18 (answers related to your individual Federal Tax Return) (Topics)
  • Form 911, Request for Taxpayer Advocate Service Assistance
  • Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return (submission of tax return if unable to e-file)
  • Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers and Form W-7 (More Information)
  • Multilingual assistance (over 150 languages translated)
  • Payment arrangements
  • Payments (check or money order only)
  • Procedural inquiries
  • Solutions to tax issues
  • Tax forms (based on availability)

*Does not accept cash payments