IRS Help Line Numbers

When calling to these IRS help line number, you may ask questions to help you to prepare tax return, or ask about a notice you have received. Please be aware that when you conclude your discussion, the system will not permit you to return to your original responder.

IRS Tax Help Line for Individuals
Toll-Free, 1-800-829-1040
For individual and joint filers who need procedural or tax law information and/ or help to file their 1040-type individual returns (including Schedules C and E); and, general account information for Form 1040 Filers. Automated Self-Service Interactive Applications are also offered on this line.
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. your local time (Alaska & Hawaii follow Pacific Time).

IRS Tax Help Line Refund Hotline
Toll-Free, 1-800-829-1954
For 1040-type Individual and Joint Filers who need to check the status of their current year refund.  Automated Refund Self-Service Interactive Applications are offered on this line.
NOTE: The “Where’s My Refund?” automated self-service feature is also available 24/7 to obtain refund status information.

IRS Tax Help Line for Forms and Publications
Toll-Free, 1800-829-3676
For individuals, businesses and tax practitioners who need IRS tax forms, instructions and related materials and tax publications. For your convenience, you can download irs forms from this federal income tax forms page or the internal revenue service forms page for more complete forms list.

IRS Tax Help Line for Business and Specialty
Toll-Free, 1-800-829-4933
For Small Businesses, Corporations, Partnerships and Trusts who need information and/or help related to their Business Returns or Business (BMF) Accounts. Services cover Employer Identification Numbers (EINs), 94x returns, 1041, 1065, 1120S, Excise Returns, Estate and Gift Returns, as well as issues related to Federal tax deposits.
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. your local time (Alaska & Hawaii follow Pacific Time).

Tax Exempt – Government Entity (TEGE) IRS Help Line
Toll-Free, 1-877-829-5500
For taxpayers who need tax information or assistance relating to Tax Exempt or Government Entities, Tax Exempt Bonds, Employer /Employee Pension Plans or Indian Tribal Agreements.
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday,  7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Central Time.

IRS Help Line for people with hearing impairments – Telephone Device for the Deaf (TDD)
Toll-Free 1-800-829-4059 (TDD)
For hearing-impaired taxpayers who need tax law and/or procedural information relating to filing their returns or who need information and/or assistance relating to their accounts.
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. your local time (Alaska & Hawaii follow Pacific Time).

IRS Help Line for Individuals who believe they may be a victim of Identify Theft: No Tax Administration Impact – Did not receive a notice from the IRS.
Toll-Free, 1-800-908-4490 (Automated and live assistance)
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. your local time (Alaska & Hawaii follow Pacific Time).

National Taxpayer Advocate’s Help Line
Toll-Free, 1-877-777-4778
For taxpayers whose tax problems have not been resolved through normal channels. Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) provides an independent system to assure that tax problems are promptly and fairly handled. TAS operates independently of any other IRS office and reports directly to Congress through the National Taxpayer Advocate.

Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) Hotline
1-800-555-4477 or 1-800-945-8400
For taxpayers who want to pay business or individual taxes through electronic funds transfer. The EFTPS Toll-Free numbers can provide callers with EFTPS enrollment forms, instructions and customer assistance

Tele Tax line System
For individuals who need to check the status of their current year refund or who want to listen to recorded tax information. This help line humber has recorded messages covering more than 100 tax topics. Topics include items such as Who Must File?, Highlights of Tax Changes, Education Credits, Individual Retirement Accounts, Earned Income Tax Credit, What to Do if You Can’t Pay Your Tax and more.
Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Extension to File Tele-File System
For individual filers who want to submit an Extension to File for a 1040-series return via telephone.

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