Contact the IRS office of Indian Tribal Governments


The Office of Indian Tribal Governments Telephone Assistance Contacts

Services Provided Telephone Number

Business and Specialty Tax Line and EIN Assignment

For Indian Tribal Governments and tribal associates who need information and/or assistance regarding their employment tax returns or business (BMF) accounts. Services cover Employer Identification Numbers (EINs), 94x returns, 1041, 1065, 1120s, Excise Returns, Estate and Gift Returns, as well as issues related to Federal tax deposits.

Regular Hours of Operation:
Hours: M-F, 6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Central Time

(800) 829-4933

Electronic Products and Services Support e-Help Desk

The e-Help Desk supports:

  • e-file, Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS), e-services and Centralized Contractor Registration (CCR) TIN Verification.
  • e-services products which includes; on-line e-file application, Registration, Taxpayer
  • Excise Tax e-file and Compliance Program, Forms 720,2290 and 8849
  • Identification Number (TIN) Matching, Disclosure Authorization (DA), Transcript Delivery Service (TDS) and Electronic Account Resolution (EAR).

The e-help Desk does not answer account related questions; for account related questions call 800-829-4933

Regular Hours of Operation:
Hours: M-F, 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. taxpayer local time (Alaska & Hawaii follow Pacific Time)

(866) 255-0654

EFTPS, Electronic Federal Tax Payment System

  • to pay via the voice response system:
  • to reach an EFTPS customer service representative:
  • help with social security/employer identification number name mismatch: (M-F 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time)

The Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) is a free service from the U.S. Department of the Treasury. All federal taxes can be paid using EFTPS. You can make payments via EFTPS Web site, a voice response system, or special channels designed for tax professionals, payroll services, and financial institutions.

Regular Hours of Operation:
24/7 unless otherwise noted on EFTPS website

  • (800) 555-3453
  • (800) 555-4477
  • (800) 866-0654

For All Other Issues

Casino/Gaming (compliance & reporting), Tip Reporting, General Welfare and Tuition and Other Educational Benefits Provided by Tribes (Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act), Tribal Council Pay, FUTA Exemption for Tribes, Voluntary Closing Agreements, Excise Taxes that apply to tribes, Per Capita Distribution Reporting, Fishing Rights-Related Activities, Powwow Prizes, Tribal Economic Bonds

Contact ITG at:
202-317-8900 or