IRS Customer Service

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Contacting IRS

IRS Phone Number
800-829-1040
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See the best way to reach IRS customer service and compare their 10 phone numbers, live chat option, and help-desk.

Most common IRS customer service issues

As reported by IRS customers to GetHuman in the last 60 days
Refund Issue: 1,307 inquiries
Filing Issue: 297 inquiries
Tax Issue: 805 inquiries
Payment Issue: 370 inquiries
Transcripts Issue: 1,686 inquiries
Recent customer service issues experienced by other IRS customers:
"Got a phone call saying I can be in trouble with my taxes" · 3h ago
"I recieve a call from a agent and ask me for payment with a credit cards he said..." · 5h ago
"I had a call from someone claiming to be the irs but they were not" · 5h ago
"My refund and my w*s from IHOP from ****" · 7h ago
"My refund and my w*s from IHOP I never got" · 9h ago

IRS customer reviews

2.27 out of 5 | 2,363 reviews
"I have requested **** tax transcripts at least * times, and i stil..." · 3d ago
"Been over ** days have no bars no tax topic. My car got repo and..." · 5d ago
"Irs has put a hold on my bank accounts" · 7d ago
"I think Credit Karma e-filed my federal taxes twice because I came..." · 9d ago
"They say the phone number has to be in your name to get the activa..." · 11d ago

About IRS

If you're here looking up IRS customer service, you probably already know who they are. But it helps to get an idea of how big they are and what their support operation looks like if you are a customer. IRS also goes by or is associated with the names Internal Revenue Service, US Internal Revenue Service, USIRS, US IRS, irsafam. They are considered to be part of the following sectors and industries: Tax collection. IRS is associated with terms like private by their customers and industry analysts. Their competition, in the eyes of customers, are companies like "Nobody competes with the IRS because it's a government agency.". They employ 80,000 people according to customers in the know.
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