IRS Phone Number 800-829-1040: Shortcuts & Tips

IRS Phone Number

800-829-1040
Current Wait: 48 mins (avg 41)
Best time to call: 8:00am
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IRS Phone 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 8am-8pm 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
41
Current wait
48
Rank (among phone numbers)
1
Rank (overall)
1
Alternate methods
Quality of communication
80%
Quality of help
73%
Customer votes
67,500
Information last updated
Wed Nov 15 2017 08:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

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