The IRS offers several free phone services to taxpayers. You can talk to a customer service representative, check your tax refund, or take advantage of the TeleTax system to learn about a number of tax topics.
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.
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
Tax Topics - TeleTax
Get tax assistance through TeleTax 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You may want to have a pen and paper handy to take notes. Dial 1-800-829-4477, then press 1 for English, and then 2 for TeleTax topics. Next, enter one of the 3-digit numbers below for the desired tax information. You can also enter 123 for a directory of all TeleTax topics. While listening to a tax topic, you may press 2 to exit, and press 9 to repeat the topic.