We recommend you first explore these IRS and or eFile.com online options before you call, as the phone holding times might be longer than usual during tax season.
The IRS offers several free phone services to taxpayers by tax subject. The latest phone numbers are listed below.
Call the main tax assistance hotline for answers to specific tax questions and individual assistance. The hotline is open Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time.
Call the automated Refund Hotline to check the status of your tax refund
, or if you received your refund check but it was lost or destroyed. You will need to enter your Social Security number, your filing status, and the refund amount on your return.
Economic Impact Payments, 2020 and 2021 Stimulus Payment, CARE ACT or EPI Payments.
Business and Specialty Help Line
Identity Theft Hotline
Information Reporting Program
IRS Taxpayer Advocate
IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TAC)
Order Tax Forms
TTY/TDD Telephone Service for the Hearing Impaired
Tax Help for U.S. Taxpayers Residing in Canada