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Contact the IRS for questions about your tax return

Visit the IRS contact page to find tools and resources that cover a variety of tax-related issues. Or speak with a representative by phone or in person.

Visit the IRS contact page to get help using online tools and resources. Or:

  • Call 1-800-829-1040, 7 AM - 7 PM ET Monday through Friday local time to speak to a representative about an individual tax return. The wait times to speak with a representative may be long. This option works best for less complex questions.
  • Find your local IRS office  - Locate a Taxpayer Assistance Center office near you, and make an appointment to get help in person.

The IRS does not accept tax-related questions by email.

LAST UPDATED: August 7, 2023


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