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.
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Recent reasons customers contacted IRS:

"Need tax papers from * years ago" · a day ago
"Questions about needing non filing form for daughter as I'm o..." · a day ago
"Report employer for hiring an employee without doing a background" · 2d ago
"Report an employer for id thef" · 2d ago
"I think i had a fake IRS call made to my number and want to check" · 2d 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
41 mins
3396
800-829-7650
Federal Payment Levy Program
38 mins
2059
800-829-0922
Customer Service
38 mins
978
800-829-3903
Collections Department
20 mins
686
800-829-8374
Tax Professionals
31 mins
1121
800-829-0115
Business Accounts
3 mins
2903
800-829-0582
Customer Service
43 mins
295
Live Chat
Customer Service
9 mins
948
Online Help
Customer Service
< 3 hrs
1840
800-829-3009
IRS Automated Under-reporter Service
38 mins
964
800-908-9946
Wage & Income Transcript
7 mins
1845
267-941-1000
International Customer Service
19 mins
1225
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