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IRS Phone Number
800-829-1040 · Kundendienst
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IRS Live Chat
IRS customers like to use live chat-based help as an alternative to calling because the wait time is usually short and they may not be able to talk on the phone.
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Recent reasons customers contacted IRS:

I’m a victim of Tax Fraud. * I filed my taxes in May. I have not received my tax retu...
I have yet to get my taxes check and it’s almost November I filed them in February and...
I need a wage and income transcript and none I got online are what I need. For a tax em...
I need a wage and income statement for **** it's a required document for a property tax...
I have a question regarding obtaining my AGI for the previous years of ****- ****, to d...
I was an early e-filer, i still have not received my return. An IRS agent advised I ca...
My return was received by your office in Kansas City MO, on April am April **, **** vi...
I’m trying to revive an existing payment plan
I am waiting for **** - **** - and **** returns to be processed. Due to Covid, it is ta...
My stimulus check went to a closed bank account. I called about * weeks ago and they st...
I made a payment plan with the IRS I owed *.***.**They sent me a letter I signed it and...
I was an early e-filer and I still haven't received my refund. I spoke to someone back...
I am writing as a Trustee for The Francis J Furtado Irrevocable Trust, **-*******. We h...
We filed our **** personal return, check was cashed but the return wasn't processed sin...
File for for stimulus claim
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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
29 min3396
Federal Payment Levy Program
38 min2031
38 min950
10 min658
3 min1093
3 min2875
3 min295
Live Chat
17 min920
Online Help
<3 Std1812
IRS Automated Under-Reporter Service
38 min936
Lohn- und Einkommensabrechnung
7 min1817
Internationaler Kundenservice
18 min1197

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