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.
More general info: IRS Customer Service

Recent reasons customers contacted IRS:

"My taxes are pa*** but an irs scam told me owed" · 3d ago
"I am trying to find out my earned income credit for ****" · 3d ago
"I want to no if my son social security is being use" · 3d ago
"Saber si necesito renovar mi itin n*mero" · 3d ago
"forgot my p***word on ssa .gov" · 3d ago

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
2090
800-829-0922
Customer Service
38 mins
1009
800-829-3903
Collections Department
10 mins
717
800-829-8374
Tax Professionals
3 mins
770
800-829-0115
Business Accounts
3 mins
2934
800-829-0582
Customer Service
3 mins
295
Live Chat
Customer Service
17 mins
979
Online Help
Customer Service
< 3 hrs
1871
800-829-3009
IRS Automated Under-reporter Service
38 mins
995
800-908-9946
Wage & Income Transcript
7 mins
1876
267-941-1000
International Customer Service
11 mins
1256
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