How Do You Contact a Real Person at the IRS?

Individuals can speak to an IRS representative on the phone by calling the agency's general tax assistant number at 1-800-829-1040. Hearing impaired individuals can reach a live person by calling 1-800-829-4059. The IRS number to call for businesses seeking tax assistance is 1-800-829-4933. Tax refund questions are answered at 1-800-829-4477.

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