IRS Phone Number

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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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Refund IssueFiling IssueTax IssuePayment IssueTranscripts IssueA 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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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
82%
Quality of help
71%
Customer votes
67,497
Information last updated
Fri Aug 17 2018 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 Refund Issue, Filing Issue, Tax Issue, Payment Issue, Transcripts Issue 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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