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

I want to talk to representing about ****,**** stimulus check and identity theft
I filed an amended tax return in February of **** I still haven’t received it I changed...
I need to talk to airs representative about identity theft stulpus check *,*
Need to talk to an IRS agent about identity theft
I applied for an EIN for my husband's estate and was told by IRS that there already was...
I haven’t received my October child credit payment
I applied for an EIN for Rudolph Tscherne, estate. The IRS told me that there already...
I have not received my September or October child tax credit check
I haven't received my September or October child tax credit check
Hello,**I have a hypothetical to ask in regards to transferring funds from one BTC wall...
I’m on social security I opted out of child tax credit I have a ** year old daughter ca...
Check status of refund its been since feb.** then I faxed my stuff back in forever july*
Only received third stimulus
I want to set up an installment agreement. I am on a payment plan and looking for advi...
I need to speak to someone about my balance?
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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 min2029
38 min948
10 min656
3 min1091
3 min2873
3 min295
Live Chat
17 min918
Online Help
<3 Std1810
IRS Automated Under-Reporter Service
38 min934
Lohn- und Einkommensabrechnung
7 min1815
Internationaler Kundenservice
22 min1195
15 min2829

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