This page provides information about the IRS Office Portland location.

IRS Office Portland – 1220 SW Third Avenue, Portland, OR  97204

The IRS Office at Portland city, Oregon is located in the Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building, which has undergone through a major modernization project during the timeline between 2009 and 2013. The building was originally built in 1974. This building is a GSA cornerstone for achievement. 13,000 square feet of solar panels were installed on the rooftop to cover 30% of the building’s domestic hot water supply, also 3% of the building’s total energy consumption is supplied from these solar panels. This federal building is named after Congresswoman Edith Green. The Edith Green-Wendell Federal Building stands 18 stories (or 270 feet) tall with total 372,461 square feet of total space in the compound. This building is the home to many federal offices like the IRS, Navy Recruiting District Portland, and National Agricultural Stats etc. Since it is the central business district, pretty much all important locations are located nearby. Some of them are – Portland Building, Terry Schrunk Plaza, Chapman Square, City of Portland – Revenue Division, Portland Police Museum & Historical Society, United States Postal Services, US Bank, Umpqua Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, Multnomah County Justice Center etc.

Other than regular taxpayer services, this office provides virtual assistance as well.


East on Madison Street via SW Hawthorne Bridge: Head west on SE Madison Street. Keep left on this road to continue on SW Hawthorne Bridge. After departing the bridge, continue onto SW Main Street. At SW 3rd Avenue, turn left. The Federal Building will be on the left.

West on Market Street: Head east and continue onto SW Market Street. Then turn left onto SW 4th Avenue. Quarter miles later, turn right onto SW Madison Street, then turn right at the 1st cross-street onto SW 3rd Avenue. The Federal Building will be on the left.

North on SW Alder Street and SW 3rd Avenue: Head south on I-405 and leave through exit 2A for Couch Street toward Burnside Street. Then, continue onto NW 15th Avenue. Turn left onto SW Alder Street and continue for half a mile before turning right onto SW 3rd Avenue. The Federal Building will be on the left on this road.

South on SW Naito Parkway: Head north on SW Naito Parkway/Pacific Highway W toward SW Hooker Street. Take a left turn onto SW Jefferson Street, quarter mile later turn right onto SW 4th Avenue. At the first cross-street after this, turn right onto SW Madison Street. Turn right again at the first cross-street onto SW 3rd Avenue. The Federal Building will be on the left.


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


Information: (503) 265-3501

Appointment: (844) 545-5640


Parking spots might be difficult to find, since this is one of the busiest area in Portland. Other than metered street parking, there are some commercial parking arrangements nearby. First & Main – Lot # 108 and 1400 SW 4th Avenue – Lot # 121 are within walking distance and SmartPark 1st & Jefferson is just next to the Federal Building.


All public visitors must pass through several checkpoints of electronic security equipment. Presenting a government issued valid ID is mandatory for gaining access to the building and the confirmation of appointment.


All public visitors are required to 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 2 – April 18 (answers related to your individual Federal Tax Return) (Topics)
  • Check, money order, or cash payment acceptance (Exact Change is Required)
  • 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
  • Procedural inquiries
  • Solutions to tax issues
  • Tax forms (based on availability)

You may receive assistance provided by an employee physically located in this office or from an employee in a remote office using a computer monitor.  It is similar to talking face to face with an employee in the office except the employee is sitting in a different location.  You simply sit at the designated work station and speak with the employee appearing on screen.   Using this technology you will be able to resolve issues such as:

  • Account inquiries
  • Adjustments
  • Application for Taxpayer Assistance Order (ATAO)
  • Multilingual assistance
  • Payment arrangements
  • Solutions to tax issues
  • Tax form orders
  • Tax law assistance
  • Taxpayer identification numbers