Who can I call to ask questions about my taxes?
How do you speak to a live person at the IRS?
How Do I Reach a Real Person at the IRS?
- Before you call, make sure you have all of the information that you need.
- The IRS telephone number is 1-800-829-1040, and they are available from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday thru Friday.
- The first question the automated system will ask you is to choose your language.
Can I email the IRS a tax question?
Email your questions or comments about IRS.gov
Please allow up to 48 hours for a response to your email. Duplicate emails will delay or prevent a response.
How do I get a live person at the IRS for 2018?
Telephone and Local Assistance
- Verify your identity when you call.
- Third parties calling for someone else.
- Third parties calling for a deceased taxpayer.
- IRS phone number – Call Wait Times.
- Filing Season. (January – April)
- Post-Filing Season. (May – December)
- Individuals. 800-829-1040. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time.
Where can I ask tax questions for free?
Taxpayers may ask tax questions by calling the toll-free customer service line at 1-800-829-1040 for individual tax issues or 1-800-829-4933 for business-related tax issues. TTY/TDD users may call 1-800-829- 4059 to ask tax questions or to order forms and publications.
Can the IRS answer tax questions?
You can call:
- 1-800-829-1040—Individuals who have questions about anything related to personal taxes.
- 1-800-829-4933—Business with tax-related questions.
- 1-877-829-5500—Non-profit tax questions.
- 1-866-699-4083—Estate and gift tax questions.
- 1-866-699-4096—Excise tax questions.