How do I talk to a live person about my amended tax return?

The main IRS phone number is 800-829-1040, but that’s not the only IRS number you can call for help or to speak to a live person….How to contact IRS customer service.

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Why is my amended return taking so long?

Because the IRS is taking more time processing amended returns, refunds will take longer, too. So be prepared for a wait. Note: If you do have money coming as a result of an amended return, the IRS will mail you a check. The agency is not offering direct deposits for any refunds related to a Form 1040-X.

Is the IRS behind on amended returns?

Coronavirus Processing Delays It’s taking us more than 20 weeks (instead of up to 16 weeks) to process amended returns. Do not file a second tax return or call the IRS. Check the status of your Form 1040-X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, for this year and up to three prior years.

Who do I call if I haven’t received my amended tax return?

I Have Not Received My Amended Tax Refund With that being said, if you have not received your tax refund or credit within that timeframe and you have utilized their ‘Where’s My Amended Return’ tool to check on your amended return status, then call the IRS at 1-866-464-2050 to inquire about your case.

Why is my 2020 amended return taking so long?

As of last week, there are 2.3 million 1040-X amended forms that are yet to be processed. The IRS is processing them in the order in which they are received.” The IRS statement says COVID-19 continues to cause delays in live phone support processing paper returns, answering mail and reviewing returns.

How long does it take to get amended tax return back 2020?

to 16 weeks
As a reminder, amended returns take up to 16 weeks to process. It can take up to three weeks from the date you mailed it to show up in our system. There’s no need to call the IRS during that three-week period unless the tool specifically tells you to do so.