do I have to call the IRS to get my PIN number?

  • I need my pin number, where do I get it?
  • rajoyner:
    The link below will take you to an IRS website where you can get your new 2012 filing PIN online, or use the special phone number you will see at that website.   If you did not file a return in 2011, you cannot get a 2012 filing PIN.  If you didn't file a 2011 return, then you would sign using an AGI of 0.

    http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Electronic-Filing-PIN-Request
  • international calling number for IRS??
  • zackoattack2:
    I'm not sure exactly what you mean.

    In the US the regular IRS phone number is 800-829-1040.

    On the following IRS website, you will see 4 international locations in a chart (Frankfurt, London, Paris, and Beijing), and then way down below that chart there is a US number that international taxpayers can call at the Philadelphia Service Center.   So see if that's what you need.

    http://www.irs.gov/uac/Contact-My-Local-Office-Internationally
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No, you don't need to call IRS Customer Service.   You can use the website tool or phone their automated system.    You cannot get a filing PIN if you didn't file a return in 2011.

The website and automated phone number are below:

http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Electronic-Filing-PIN-Request


Also see this help article:
http://turbotax.intuit.com/support/iq/File-Electronically--current-year-/Get-Your-Electronic-Filing-...




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