You should not send us personal information by email unless it is through a secure online application from the IRS through the IRS, gov. We will only send you general information via unsecure email. You should be reminded that email is not necessarily protected against interception. An official website of the United States Government Imminent Tax Notification (CP50) Income or Payment Declaration Error (CP2000) Dependent's Social Security Number on another return (CP87A) If you mailed a tax return and haven't heard from us yet, do not call or file a second return.
Find the expected wait times for current IRS operations and services. Telephone assistants can help with many topics, but see the list of topics that our assistants can't address. Our representatives must verify your identity before analyzing your personal information. Third parties who call someone else IRS phone number: waiting times after the filing season (May to December) Our help lines are open Monday through Friday.
Residents of Alaska and Hawaii should follow Pacific time. Telephone lines in Puerto Rico are open starting at 8 in the morning. Request an in-person meeting for help You can schedule an appointment at a local IRS office for help. Appointment times vary depending on taxes and office locations.
To help protect taxpayers and employees, the COVID-19 screening tool is available for people to self-evaluate for symptoms. This tool is for optional use by IRS employees, taxpayers, tax professionals and others before entering IRS facilities. The IRS is committed to protecting against the further spread of COVID-19, and we encourage people to use this self-assessment tool before visiting IRS facilities. You can find the office closest to you with our taxpayer assistance locator tool.
Once you find your local office, check out the available services. Then call 844-545-5640 to schedule an appointment. Free tax filing help available Some taxpayers may qualify for free tax return preparation and electronic filing help in a location close to where they live. For more information, see Voluntary Income Tax Assistance and Tax Advice for Seniors, Taxpayer Defense Service.
If you have tax problems due to financial difficulties or an immediate threat of adverse action and you haven't been able to resolve them with the IRS, the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) may be able to help. The IRS does not initiate contact with taxpayers via email, text messages, or social media channels to request personal or financial information. This includes requests for PIN numbers, passwords, or similar access information for credit cards, banks, or other financial accounts. No, you don't have to submit your W-2 form with your tax return.
This is true whether you file your return electronically or by mail. Instead, you'll enter the information found on your W-2 form when our software requests it or in the appropriate fields on your tax return. If you receive an email that claims to come from the IRS and contains a request for personal information, the taxes associated with a large investment, an inheritance or a lottery.