IRS Customer Service Phone Number

800-829-0582
Hold time now: 38 mins (avg 16)
Best time to call: 8:05am
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Pro tip / get a human quickly: Press 1 for English, then enter extension 652
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IRS Customer Service Phone Number 800-829-0582 - Info & Statistics

Phone number to dial800-829-0582
Call-back availableYES
Message & get attentionNO
Call picked up by a real personYES
Department you're callingCustomer Service
Call center hoursMon-Fri 8am-8pm EST
Best time to dial8:05am
Navigate phone maze to a humanPress 1 for English, then enter extension 652
Average wait16
Current wait38
Rank (among phone numbers)7
Rank (overall)7
Alternate methodsphone or chat or web
Quality of communication62%
Quality of help84%
Customer votes70,892
Best phone number800-829-1040
Information last updatedWed Feb 19 2020 10:00:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)

IRS's 800-829-0582 Customer Service Number

This IRS phone number is ranked #7 out of 10 because 2,306,316 IRS customers tried our tools and information and gave us feedback after they called. The reason customers call 800-829-0582 is to reach the IRS Customer Service department for problems like Track My Refund, Setup Payment Arrangement, Missing Refund, Ask For Tax Help, Order a Transcript. As far as we can tell, IRS has call center locations in Utah or New York or Tennessee and you can call during their open hours Mon-Fri 8am-8pm EST. IRS has 10 phone numbers and 12 different ways to get customer help. We've compiled information about 800-829-0582 and ways to call or contact IRS with help from customers like yourself. Please help us continue to grow and improve this information and these tools by sharing with people you know who might find it useful.

Calling IRS

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Contacting IRS in General

While 800-829-0582 is IRS's #7 most popular phone number, it's not the only way to get a hold of their customer care team. You already know from reading above that 800-829-1040 is their best customer phone number overall, and we have put together a comparison of their 12 total ways to contact support for you to look at as well. One thing to keep in mind as you try to reach IRS help by calling them, is that other customers give their customer support at this number a 62% score for their communication skills and a 84% score for the overall help they received. That could be indicative of their abilities to help you resolve your problem overall, regardless of whether or not you call this number. Click here to see a comparison of all the phone numbers, social media and other avenues to contact IRS.
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