IRS Phone Numbers: Get the Assistance you need

IRS Phone Numbers

The IRS Phone Numbers are topic based; each tax related topic has a specific contact. We have shared the phone numbers below per tax topic for ease of reference.  

IRS Phone Numbers International Services 

If you are a taxpayer with specific individual or business account questions you should contact the IRS International Taxpayer Service Call Center by phone or fax.  

The International Call Center is operational Monday through Friday, from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Eastern Time): 

Tel: 267-941-1000 (Not toll-free) 
Fax: 681-247-3101   (For international tax account issues only) 

If you are a tax professional or software provider calling about an e-file issue and it is not account related, please contact the e-help office in Austin at 512-416-7750   (Not toll-free).  

Assistors are available Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Central time). 

Residents of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands may contact the IRS toll free at 800-829-1040. (Hours of Operation are 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday – Friday).  

IRS Phone Number for Individual Taxpayers  

The main IRS Contact for individual tax payers is:  800-829-1040 

Available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time 

Here is a link to Individual Tax payers Resources: https://www.irs.gov/individuals  

IRS Phone Number for Businesses and Self-Employed Tax Payers  

IRS Contact for Business related tax topics is: 800-829-4933 
Available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time 

Here is a link to Businesses and Self-Employed Tax Payers Resources: https://www.irs.gov/businesses                                 

IRS Phone Number for Charities and Non-profits Tax Payers  

IRS Contact for Non-profit taxes is: 877-829-5500 
Available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. local time 

Here is a link to Charities and Non-Profits Tax Payers resources: https://www.irs.gov/charities-and-nonprofits  

IRS Phone Number for Estate and gift taxes (Form 706/709) 

IRS Contact for Estate and gift taxes (Form 706/709) is: 866-699-4083 
Available from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time 

IRS Phone Number for Excise taxes 

The IRS phone number for Excise Taxes is 866-699-4096 
Available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time 

IRS Phone Number for Callers who are hearing impaired 
TTY/TDD 800-829-4059 

Interpretation Services IRS Phone Numbers 

The IRS can offer help in more than 350 languages with the support of professional interpreters.  

For assistance in Spanish, call 800-829-1040  

For all other languages, call 833-553-9895  

To Schedule an appointment at an IRS Office Call 844-545-5640 

Note: Things to Consider or Have Before calling IRS  

You need to have the following ready when you call IRS, this is to assist in verification.  

For Individuals 

  • Social Security numbers (SSN) and birth dates 
  • Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for taxpayers without a Social Security number 
  • Filing status – single, head of household, married filing joint, or married filing separate 
  • Prior-year tax return 
  • Tax return you’re calling about 
  • Any correspondence IRS sent to you 

For Third parties calling for someone else 

  • Verbal or written authorization to discuss the account 
  • Taxpayer’s name, SSN or ITIN 
  • Tax return you’re calling about 
  • Valid Form 8821, Tax Information Authorization or Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative 
  • Preparer tax identification number or personal identification number 

For Third parties calling for a deceased taxpayer 

  • Death certificate 
  • Court approval letter or our IRS Form 56, Notice Concerning Fiduciary Relationship (for estate executors) 

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