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800-829-1040
Customer service
Current Wait: 37 mins (29m avg)
Hours: Mon-Fri 7am-7pm EST; best time to call: 8:00am
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Track My RefundSetup Payment ArrangementMissing RefundAsk For Tax HelpOrder a TranscriptA different issue
Get to a live person fastest: Press 1 for English, then press 2 for Personal Income Taxes, and then push 1, then 3, then 2, then 0# when it asks for your social security number, then 2
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I file via turbotax and on saturday i received an email saying i have a tax return refu...
7m ago
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9m ago
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10m ago
I got a message from a Dave sutton saying that I have money coming from A.C.L.P governm...
25m ago
Payment and asking for additional time
an hr ago
Question about a check I received
an hr ago
i need a EIN tax number for an a
2h ago
I mailed an estimated tax payment about the middle of August . My check has not cleare...
2h ago
Need to figure out a payment option for the back taxes I owe. It was due on October **t...
3h ago
where is my **** amended tax refund
3h ago
I have received my tax refund check. I am living overseas and cannot cash it. Can I a...
8h ago
I owe taxes and I'm being g garnished. I just recieved an eviction notice from my landl...
19h ago
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2d ago
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2d ago
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3d ago
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Customer Number 800-829-1040 - by the Numbers

Phone number to dial
800-829-1040
Call-back available
YES
Call picked up by a real person
YES
Department you're calling
Customer Service
Call center hours
Mon-Fri 7am-7pm EST
Best time to dial
8:00am
Navigate phone maze to a human
Press 1 for English, then press 2 for Personal Income Taxes, and then push 1, then 3, then 2, then 0# when it asks for your social security number, then 2
Average wait
29
Current wait
37
Rank (among phone numbers)
1
Rank (overall)
1
Alternate methods
phone or chat or web
Quality of communication
79%
Quality of help
74%
Customer votes
67,500
Information last updated
Fri Oct 18 2019 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

IRS's Best Toll-Free/800 Customer Phone Number

This is IRS's best phone number, the real-time current wait on hold and tools for skipping right through those phone lines to get right to a IRS agent. This phone number is IRS's Best Phone Number because 2,306,316 customers like you used this contact information over the last 18 months and gave us feedback. Common problems addressed by the customer care unit that answers calls to 800-829-1040 include Track My Refund, Setup Payment Arrangement, Missing Refund, Ask For Tax Help, Order a Transcript and other customer service issues. The IRS call center that you call into has employees from Utah, New York, Tennessee and is open Mon-Fri 7am-7pm EST according to customers. In total, IRS has 10 phone numbers. It's not always clear what is the best way to talk to IRS representatives, so we started compiling this information built from suggestions from the customer community. Please keep sharing your experiences so we can continue to improve this free resource.

Contacting IRS - by phone or otherwise

While 800-829-1040 is IRS's best toll-free number, there are 12 total ways to get in touch with them. The next best way to talk to their customer support team, according to other IRS customers, is by calling their 800-829-7650 phone number for their Federal Payment Levy Program department. Besides calling, the next favorite option for customers looking for help is via 800-829-7650 for Federal Payment Levy Program. If you think this information is inaccurate or know of other ways to contact IRS please let us know so we can share with other customers. And you can click here if you want to compare all the contact information we've gathered for IRS.

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