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IRS Phone Number
800-829-1040 · Customer Service
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IRS Live Chat
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Recent reasons customers contacted IRS:

Question since we are asked for documents for taxes like **** and other documents
Need to talk to the irs directly
My husband and I received a letter stating our taxes were not paid. However, I have co...
Tax bill is incorrect. Charged a late fee. Tax was paid back in April. I have confirmat...
Need to status of **** tax return
My **** tax return never got put into my bank account, there was an investigation done...
I filed my taxes and haven’t got the stimulus and taxes added on my account yet.
Filed taxes, says it it taking longer than expected. Need to check status of my refund...
Checking status of refund - it says it is being processed , but this has been going on...
Have not received my refund and when I try to check the status of it and t can’t find t...
To know details*status on my ITIN application which is filled more than * weeks ago
Have not received return ****? Filed this year
I've been trying to settle a debt I owe,never can get through with this been said intre...
I mailed my taxes in Fed **** didn,t receive my refund.
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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 13 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 / contactWaitVotes
Customer Service
29 mins3396
Federal Payment Levy Program
38 mins2030
Customer Service
38 mins949
Collections Department
10 mins657
Tax Professionals
3 mins1092
Business Accounts
3 mins2874
Customer Service
3 mins295
Live Chat
Customer Service
17 mins919
Online Help
Customer Service
< 3 hrs1811
IRS Automated Under-reporter Service
38 mins935
Wage & Income Transcript
7 mins1816
International Customer Service
20 mins1196
E-File Payments
13 mins2830

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