IRS Phone Number Reference Guide and Addresses

irs tax formsBelow are some common IRS phone numbers which you can use to reach the IRS or Internal Revenue Service. Make note that each phone number is for a specific function and needs to be considered. All numbers are operational Monday to Friday.

IRS Phone Numbers For Various Taxpayers and Reasons

Individual Taxpayer IRS Phone Number- 1-800-829-1040 - This number is for individual taxpayers to have their questions answered living in the US including the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Use for example, for tax return procedures questions, to ask about a notice you received, to request an IRS Installment Agreement, to request a lost W-2 etc.

Operational Hours: This number is valid from 7 am to 10 pm within your local time zone.

Business Taxpayer IRS Phone Number- 1-800-829-4933 - This number again can be used to address some of the same examples given above with the individual taxpayer line. However, this is solely for businesses. However, if you are an exempt organization (non-profit), government entity, or admin for a retirement plan use the number below. This number is for businesses to have their questions answered living in the US including the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Operational Hours: This number is valid from 7am to 10pm within your local time zone.

Tax-Exempt Organizations IRS Phone Number- 1-800-829-4933 - For tax-exempt organizations, government organizations, as well as retirement plan administrators. This number is not to be used for for-profit organizations.

Operational Hours: This number is valid from 7am to 5:30pm Central Time

Hearing Impaired Taxpayer Telephone Assistance - 1-800-829-4059 (TDD). Realize the IRS will provide help to individuals with disabilities by visiting your local IRS office or by taking advantage of the "Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program" which the IRS sponsors.

Operational Hours: This number is valid from 7am to 10pm within your local time zone.

IRS Phone Number For Individuals Who Claim Identity Theft - No IRS Letter or Consequences Encountered - 1-800-908-4490

Operational Hours: This number is valid from 7am to 10pm within your local time zone.

IRS Phone Number for Taxpayers Living Abroad (International) - If you are calling about an issue with filing electronically contact the Austin Office at 512-416-7550 (7am to 6pm CST).. If the need help with refunds, account problems, tax return procedures or old tax returns you can call one of the office listed below:

Frankfurt - [49] (69) 7535-3834 - Operational Phone Hours: 8am - 4pm
London - [44] (207) 894-0476 - Operational Phone Hours: 9am - 12pm
Paris -[33] (01) 4312-2555 - Operational Phone Hours: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Or Call the US Philadelphia Office - 215-516-2000 Operational Phone Hours: 6am - 11pm (EST)

Taxpayer Advocate Phone Lines
Domestic Taxpayer Advocate Help - (877) 777-4778 - Operational Hours: 7am - 10pm (local time)
International Taxpayer Advocate Help - (787) 622-8940 - Operational Hours: 7am - 10pm (local time)

IRS Tax Forms and Publications:
Call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676) or IRS.gov or go to IRS Forms Page

IRS Refund Hotline:
Call 1-800-829-1954 - Check Status of Refund or Get Questions Answered around it. You will need your SS#, Filing Status, and what you were expecting in terms of a refund. Automated Service is available 24/7.

Electronic Federal Tax Payment System Customer Service (EFTPS) - Available to individual taxpayers and business to make payments with over 8 million already enrolled. Use it to make payments on income, employment, sales and estimated taxes. Use the numbers below to get enrolled or for help.

1-800-555-4477 for Paying Business Taxes
1-800-316-6541 for Individual Taxes
1-800-733-4829 for TDD Hearing Impaired
1-800-244-4829 For Spanish Speaking Taxpayers
1-800-555-8778 Help With Internet Payments

Estate and Gift Help Line for Forms 706 and 709 - 1-866-699-4089

Operational Hours: This number is valid from 7am to 7pm within your local time zone.

For information on a certain number, contact the IRS or go to IRS.gov.

Link To Local IRS Offices

Local IRS Addresses

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