Contact IRS

The best of the 13 ways to get in touch with IRS by GetHuman

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

My stimulus check was scheduled to be mails January *,**** an I have not received it as...
Stimulus payment it’s been ** days since it has been mailed out and I still have not re...
Where’s my Stimulus Check? I have not received my $*** Stimulus check yet!!!!
Discuss tax return and stimulus status.
I did an amended return on my **** tax return, back in august of **** and have neve...
my stemless check was put on wrong card
What address do you have for my brother because he has not gotten any stimulus checks...
Need to talk to a person about a tax issue
I'm having an Issue recieving my Economic Impact Payment which was sent to a closed acc...
There’s no way how to talk to a Human thats crazy and that’s sad some One need to fix t...
I have moved and need to change my address on record with the irs.
I sent in a check to the IRS, have proof of it being cashed by my bank and cant get a r...
sent ss-* form online and cannot get thru
Where my Stimulus ck for $*** ??? I haven’t received my $*** Stimulus check yet!
When i did my first stimulus i thought my last name was all the way change in the ss da...
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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
29 min3396
Federal Payment Levy Program
38 min2062
38 min981
10 min689
3 min1124
3 min2906
3 min295
Live Chat
17 min951
Online Help
<3 Std1843
IRS Automated Under-Reporter Service
38 min967
Lohn- und Einkommensabrechnung
7 min1848
Internationaler Kundenservice
13 min1228
19 min2862

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