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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:

Never received stimulis payment. Name JAMES ALTON SHAFFER, SSN *** ** ****, ADDRESS...
Never received *st stimulus
I still haven't received my first stimulus check nor have I received anything in the ma...
I need to speak to a live person.
I need help verifying that you received my last * tax returns.
Status of my refund. It has been over *months. I would like to know when I could get m...
Help I haven’t received my **** refund *I know it was late but I sent it in April *Gues...
**** tax refund not received *sent signature form back in june *****want to know whats...
where is my tax refund? sent in March ****
I was living in Collierville, TN but laid off due to Covid -** hence moved to Waltham...
I spoke with a representative a while back and they said that there was identity theft...
trying to find out where my **** tax return is.
I'm trying to find out why our **** tax return mailed back in march is taking so long t...
Checking on my amended returned. Mailed it in via Certified regular mail, got my green...
Why haven't I received my income tax check nor stimulus check my income tax was accepte...
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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 12 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 min2028
Service Clients
38 min947
Département des collections
10 min655
Professionnels de l'impôt
3 min1090
Comptes d'entreprise
3 min2872
Service Clients
3 min295
Live Chat
Service Clients
17 min917
Online Help
Service Clients
<3 heures1809
Service de sous-reporter automatisé IRS
38 min933
Transcription des salaires et des revenus
7 min1814
Service client international
18 min1194

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