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Thanks Phil for your response.

I had called the number provided on the letter 267-941-1000. This number is for international tax certifications. None of the menu options was relevant to me. Eventually,because I was calling from US, the phone menu tree referred me to call 1-800-829-1040, the standard toll-free line.

The 1040 phone line has an option for checking the status of 1040X filings. After I entered my relevant details, the response I got was the system has no record of any amended returns for me. The response also stated that amended returns enter their system in 3 weeks and and processed in most cases in 12 weeks.

On neither phone line could I get to speak to a human. I even tried entering 0 menu selection to no avail.

I could try writing a letter in response to the IRS LTR2644C, complaining about the delay, but I doubt it will get me anywhere.

Any suggestions on other numbers to call where I can actually speak to a human?

Would contacting the IRS Ombudsman or some other official help?

I guess I could always try our congresswoman.

Thanks again for your response.
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