Use this number to call the IRS regarding issues with your refund or refund status. This number you can talk to an agent at the IRS and ask about the status of your income tax refund. Sometimes refunds get delayed because there was an error on the 1040 form. The number to call to talk to the IRS is 800-829-1040. Please note before you call the IRS 800 phone number that you have your social security number ready, otherwise, the IRS will not be able to help you with your questions about your refund if you do not have your social security number.

On this 800 number you can call to speak to a live person at the IRS. Did you noticed how convenient the IRS make the number, it ends with 1040, just like the income tax form 1040.