IRS Phone Number to talk to LIVE Agent, not the 800-829-1040 or 800-829-1954 numbers

Does anyone have a phone number where you have an option to talk to a live person, the numbers I have been given only have automated options, no option to actually talk to someone. Been waiting on return since 2/5/13!

    i can find no number where i can talk to an irs agent about my reutrn,  i did call the tax advocate office and then told me i have to talk to an agent first to start a case before they could act...  the irs has dummied up and getting away with screwing over everone thanks to the obama administration

    • Um Congress held held up everything. So you can thank them

    the number:  800-829-1040  will usually get you to a live person before the  800-829-1954 number(this one will mainly verfiy your refund)  when calling the 1040 number, try to select "talk to tax accountant" this will get you to a live person quicker. also sometimes by constantly pressing the number "0"  will help. He's an alternate number , which may help, 1-800-829-0582 ext 362    Good luck!

    • Thank you, finally got to talk to a human
    • when i enter that extension it says its invalid?
    • They have changed this. You no longer have this option. I am not finding that is it possible to talk to a human at the IRS...
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