IRS Phone Number and Contact Guide

irs phone numberIf you need to contact the IRS directly for information on your tax records, to resolve a tax settlement issue, or check your refund status, this guide will help you contact the appropriate IRS office. Make sure to have your records in front of you as you call, and be prepared for long wait times. While the IRS can answer your questions, tax advice given may not be in your best interest and may be better addressed by a tax settlement specialist. If you would like to speak with a licensed CPA and former IRS manager prior to calling the IRS, Professional Tax Resolution provides free and confidential tax consultations.

Number  Hours
 Individual Taxpayers
 800-829-1040  M–F , 7am–7pm Local Time
 Business Taxpayers
 800-829-4933  M–F , 7am–7pm Local Time
 Hearing Impaired Assistance
 800-829-4059 (TDD)  M–F , 7am–7pm Local Time
 Tax-exempt Organizations, Retirement Plan
Administrators, and Government Entities
 800-829-5500  M–F , 7am–7pm Local Time
 Identity Theft Victims
 800-908-4490  M–F , 7am–7pm Local Time
 International Taxpayers: Frankfurt
 [49] (069) 7535-3823 or
[49] (069) 7535-3834
 9am–1 pm, 1:30pm–3:30pm
 International Taxpayers: London
 [44] (207) 894-0476  M–F , 9am–12pm
 International Taxpayers: Paris
 [33] (01) 4312-2555  M–F , 9am–12 pm, 1:30pm–3:30pm
 International Taxpayers: Beijing
 +86-10-8531-3983  N/A

Individual Taxpayers: 800-829-1040 M–F ,7am–7pm Local Time (Alaska & Hawaii follow PST)

This general IRS phone number for individual and joint taxpayers living in the U.S., the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico can be used for general inquiries and questions on tax returns and tax notices received in the mail, requests for lost documents such as W-2s, etc.

Business Taxpayers: 800-829-4933 M–F , 7am–7pm Local Time (Alaska & Hawaii follow PST)
This is the general IRS phone number for tax questions (employee tax forms, business tax returns, etc.) for small businesses, corporations, partnerships, and trusts in the U.S., the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.

Hearing Impaired: 800-829-4059 (TDD), M–F , 7am–7pm Local Time (Alaska & Hawaii follow PST)
This general IRS phone number is for questions from hearing-impaired taxpayers using a TDD machine.

Tax-exempt Organizations, Retirement Plan Administrators, and Government Entities: 800-829-5500 M–F , 8am–5pm Local Time
This is the general IRS phone number for tax questions businesses that are tax exempt, administrators of retirement plans, and government entities in the U.S., the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.

Identity Theft Victims: 800-908-4490 M–F , 7am–7pm Local Time (Alaska & Hawaii follow PST)
If you suspect that you have been a victim of identity theft and have not received an IRS letter or notice, you can call this live/automated number for assistance.

International Taxpayers
International taxpayers may contact their local tax office in 4 U.S. embassies and consulates. You may call to schedule appointments to discuss tax issues such as account problems, notices and bills received, and requests for tax forms and publications in person.


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