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IRS Phone Number
800-829-1040 · Service Clients
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IRS Live Chat
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Recent reasons customers contacted IRS:

I forgot my AGI from ****. My return was rejected because I was told I entered the wron...
Would like to contact customer service at the IRS for a refund I never received
recalculate federal tax due to unemployment compensation changes
When will I receive my taxes and I’m owned more money from the irs I received a letter...
Need to speak to someone about refund
Hello I efiled my refund a few months ago and never received it. Amount is $***
With a check haven’t got it yet
I did not get my child tax credit for this month. I got the first two one direct deposi...
I received a letter stating that my income was adjusted on my tax return or one of my c...
I'm missing two child tax checks and need to go direct deposit
I filed an amended tax return and it is not showing up in the system. I am in the middl...
IRS waiting on return for over a year . Filed January ****
I am trying to reach the IRS because I got a form CP** that says they are going to pay...
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IRS contact information - compared

Above are our top recommendations for how to contact IRS, including their top phone number and live chat options. Below you can compare and contrast the 13 ways to contact IRS by looking at which ones are the fastest and which ones other customers recommend the most for solving IRS customer service issues as reported to us by the 50 million or so customers that come to GetHuman each year and share their experiences. You can contact IRS across the following mediums: Phone, Chat, Web.

Phone number / contactWaitVotes
Service Clients
29 min3396
Programme de prélèvement fédéral sur les paiements
38 min2055
Service Clients
38 min974
Département des collections
10 min682
Professionnels de l'impôt
3 min1117
Comptes d'entreprise
3 min2899
Service Clients
3 min295
Live Chat
Service Clients
17 min944
Online Help
Service Clients
<3 heures1836
Service de sous-reporter automatisé IRS
38 min960
Transcription des salaires et des revenus
7 min1841
Service client international
18 min1221
Paiements par fichier électronique
11 min2855

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