Individuals may call 800-829-1040 and businesses may call 800-829-4933 to obtain free tax help from the Internal Revenue Service between 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time from Monday through Friday. The IRS also offers its free TeleTax automated phone service that provides help on tax topics using pre-recorded messages.
The TeleTax phone number is 800-829-4477. This automated service provides quick answers and does not have a long wait time. Taxpayers may call 800-829-3676 to order free publications, forms and instructions. Individuals with hearing or speech challenges may use a TTY/TDD device to call 800-829-4059 to get questions answered and order forms and publications. IRS has a free Where's My Refund phone number that gives taxpayers the status of their refunds and answers questions related to refunds. The number is 800-829-1954.