Contact IRS

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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:

There is a tax lien listed on my credit report. I need proof... · 13h ago
My amended return was processed on august third but I haven't... · 14h ago
Will the IRS office see you with no ID with a birth certifica... · 14h ago
I have received * plus calls from (***)***-**** regarding fra... · 14h ago
Will the IRS office see you with no ID with birth certificate... · 14h 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
2056
800-829-0922
Customer Service
38 mins
975
800-829-3903
Collections Department
10 mins
683
800-829-8374
Tax Professionals
3 mins
1118
800-829-0115
Business Accounts
3 mins
2900
800-829-0582
Customer Service
3 mins
295
Live Chat
Customer Service
17 mins
945
Online Help
Customer Service
< 3 hrs
1837
800-829-3009
IRS Automated Under-reporter Service
38 mins
961
800-908-9946
Wage & Income Transcript
7 mins
1842
267-941-1000
International Customer Service
21 mins
1222
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