Contact IRS

The best of the 12 ways to get in touch with IRS by GetHuman

IRS Phone Number
800-829-1040 · Customer Service
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IRS Live Chat
IRS customers like to use live chat-based help as an alternative to calling because the wait time is usually short and they may not be able to talk on the phone.

Recent reasons customers contacted IRS:

I received a letter from the irs telling me that money is owe... · an hr ago
wanted to know if I can amend my taxes without the irs tellin... · an hr ago
I have not received my refund in over four months and there i... · an hr ago
help with taxes ive filed already · an hr ago
I received a letter saying that it would be money owed back t... · an hr ago
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IRS contact information - compared

Above are our top recommendations for how to contact IRS, including their top phone number and live chat options. Below you can compare and contrast the 12 ways to contact IRS by looking at which ones are the fastest and which ones other customers recommend the most for solving IRS customer service issues as reported to us by the 50 million or so customers that come to GetHuman each year and share their experiences. You can contact IRS across the following mediums: Phone, Chat, Web.
Phone number / contact
Wait
Votes
800-829-1040
Customer Service
29 mins
3396
800-829-7650
Federal Payment Levy Program
38 mins
2062
800-829-0922
Customer Service
38 mins
981
800-829-3903
Collections Department
10 mins
689
800-829-8374
Tax Professionals
3 mins
1124
800-829-0115
Business Accounts
3 mins
2906
800-829-0582
Customer Service
3 mins
295
Live Chat
Customer Service
17 mins
951
Online Help
Customer Service
< 3 hrs
1843
800-829-3009
IRS Automated Under-reporter Service
38 mins
967
800-908-9946
Wage & Income Transcript
7 mins
1848
267-941-1000
International Customer Service
11 mins
1228
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