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skinsmv
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Was anyone asked for their phone number so irs can contact them

 
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TomK
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Was anyone asked for their phone number so irs can contact them

No.  The IRS will never call you.  If they want to contact you they will do so by mail. 

https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/tax-scams-consumer-alerts

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TomK
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Was anyone asked for their phone number so irs can contact them

No.  The IRS will never call you.  If they want to contact you they will do so by mail. 

https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/tax-scams-consumer-alerts

skinsmv1
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Was anyone asked for their phone number so irs can contact them

Why did your website ask me for it then?
SweetieJean
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Was anyone asked for their phone number so irs can contact them

It's weird because the IRS Form 1040 instructions say this:

Daytime Phone Number Providing your daytime phone number may help speed the processing of your return. We may have questions about items on your return, such as the earned income credit or the credit for child and dependent care expenses. If you answer our questions over the phone, we may be able to continue processing your return without mailing you a letter. If you are filing a joint return, you can enter either your or your spouse's daytime phone number

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i1040gi.pdf at page 76.

But the IRS has also stated this:

Taxpayers should remember their first contact with the IRS will not be a call from out of the blue, but through official correspondence sent through the mail. 

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