The Internal Revenue Service's Salt Lake office at the corner of Fourth East and Fifth South will be open Saturdays through April 15 to answer questions and provide forms and publications.

Saturday hours will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. until April 8, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 15.A representative of the Utah Tax Commission will also be available to answer questions on state tax returns.

"We are making a concerted effort to assist taxpayers in filing early," said Dora LaVoie, IRS taxpayer service chief.

IRS telephone lines - 1-800-424-1040 for questions and 1-800-424-FORMS for forms - will also be open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.