IRS Customer Service Phone Number

Hold time now: 31 mins (avg 21)
Best time to call: 8:05am
Free: Call Without Hold Time
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Pro tip / get a human quickly: Press 1 for English, then enter extension 652
This is not the most popular IRS phone number (it's ranked #7). Most customers call 800-829-1040 for support: Click here for best option

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I need to verify what taxes were submitted and processed and if or which ones are missi...
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I wrote **** on a recent payment by mistake and want it credited to my **** taxes.
Never received income tax refund or stimulus check
Never received my *** check
Lost my job and I need to speak to a representative
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IRS Customer Service Phone Number 800-829-0582 - Info & Statistics

Phone number to dial800-829-0582
Call-back availableYES
Message & get attentionNO
Call picked up by a real personYES
Department you're callingCustomer Service
Call center hoursMon-Fri 8am-8pm EST
Best time to dial8:05am
Navigate phone maze to a humanPress 1 for English, then enter extension 652
Average wait21
Current wait31
Rank (among phone numbers)7
Rank (overall)7
Alternate methodsphone or chat or web
Quality of communication31%
Quality of help53%
Customer votes70,923
Best phone number800-829-1040
Information last updatedWed Dec 23 2020 10:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

IRS's 800-829-0582 Customer Service Number

This IRS phone number is ranked #7 out of 11 because 2,306,316 IRS customers tried our tools and information and gave us feedback after they called. The reason customers call 800-829-0582 is to reach the IRS Customer Service department for problems like Track My Refund, Setup Payment Arrangement, Missing Refund, Ask For Tax Help, Order a Transcript. As far as we can tell, IRS has call center locations in Utah or New York or Tennessee and you can call during their open hours Mon-Fri 8am-8pm EST. IRS has 11 phone numbers and 13 different ways to get customer help. We've compiled information about 800-829-0582 and ways to call or contact IRS with help from customers like yourself. Please help us continue to grow and improve this information and these tools by sharing with people you know who might find it useful.

Calling IRS

Calling IRS at this number should be pretty straightforward. Also important is what you do once you call, or what your other phone number options are. First of all, we strongly recommend using our free call-you-back tool. Essentially, we navigate their phone menu for you, wait on hold, and then call you when a representative from IRS Customer Service can talk. Generally, it saves you at least 27% of your wait time. So it's faster and you don't need to listen to bad hold music. Once on the phone with IRS's Customer Service department, you may need to provide them with information that identifies you as a customer, like your full name (or name on the account), email address, phone number, or an account number. It's usually worthwhile to gather this information before you call.

Contacting IRS in General

While 800-829-0582 is IRS's #7 most popular phone number, it's not the only way to get a hold of their customer care team. You already know from reading above that 800-829-1040 is their best customer phone number overall, and we have put together a comparison of their 13 total ways to contact support for you to look at as well. One thing to keep in mind as you try to reach IRS help by calling them, is that other customers give their customer support at this number a 31% score for their communication skills and a 53% score for the overall help they received. That could be indicative of their abilities to help you resolve your problem overall, regardless of whether or not you call this number.

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