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Where's My Refund? How to Check the Status of My Tax Return

Xổ số miền bắc 2Find out if the IRS received your tax return and check the status of your refund. Learn why your tax refund could be lower than you expected.

or the mobile app to check your refund online. This is the fastest and easiest way to track your refund. The systems are updated once every 24 hours.

You can to check on the status of your refund. However, IRS live phone assistance is extremely limited at this time. Wait times to speak with a representative can be long. But you can avoid the wait by using the automated phone system. Follow the message prompts when you call.

When to Expect Your Refund

Refunds are generally issued within 21 days of when you electronically filed your tax return or 42 days of when you filed paper returns. If it’s been longer, find out why your .

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If you're trying to find out the status of your coronavirus stimulus payment, go to the IRS's page. You can learn whether your payment has been issued, and if it's coming by direct deposit or mailed check. 

Learn more about the stimulus payments, including whether you qualify for one and what, if anything, you may have to do to get yours.

  •  at 1-800-829-1040Xổ số miền bắc 2 (Wait times to speak to a representative may be long.)

  • Looking for emails or status updates from your e-filing website or software

  • If you file your taxes by mail, using will allow you to track your tax return and get a confirmation when the IRS has received it. 

    What Information Should I Have to Get My Tax Return Status?

    Xổ số miền bắc 2If you call the IRS, you should have the following information ready when you ask about your tax return’s status:

    • Social Security number and birth date

    • Xổ số miền bắc 2Filing status: Are you single, married, or a head of household?

    • Any prior communications from the IRS

    What Is the Status of My State Tax Return?

    Xổ số miền bắc 2To see if your state tax return was received, you can check with your . There, you can find out whether your refund is being processed or get further contact information to confirm that your return was received.

    Xổ số miền bắc 2 works:

    1. The Bureau of Fiscal Services (BFS) will check if your name and taxpayer information are in its delinquent debtor database.
    2. If there is a match, BFS will notify you that it is deducting the amount you owe from your tax refund.
    3. BFS will send the outstanding amount to the government agency to which you owed the money.

    If you owe more money than the payment you were going to receive, then BFS will send the entire amount to the other government agency. If you owe less, BFS will send the agency the amount you owed, and then send you the remaining balance.

    Here's an example: you were going to receive a $1,500 federal tax refund. But you are delinquent on a student loan and have $1,000 outstanding. BFS will deduct $1,000 from your tax refund and send it to the correct government agency. It will also send you a notice of its action, along with the remaining $500 that was due to you as a tax refund.

    Xổ số miền bắc 2The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can help you .

    If a Deduction Was Made in Error

    If you believe that a deduction was an error, contact the agency that said you owed money. Call the Treasury Offset Program at 1-800-304-3107 to locate the agency you need to contact.

    Xổ số miền bắc 2 page. You'll need to enter your Social Security number, filing status, and the exact whole dollar amount of your refund. You may be prompted to change your address online. 

    You can also to check on the status of your refund. Wait times to speak with a representative can be long. But, you can avoid waiting by using the automated phone system. Follow the message prompts when you call.

    If you move, submit a to the IRS; you should also submit a Change of AddressXổ số miền bắc 2 to the USPS.

    Unclaimed Federal Tax Refunds 

    Xổ số miền bắc 2If you are eligible for a federal tax refund and don’t file a return, then your refund will go unclaimed. Even if you aren't required to file a return, it might benefit you to file if:

    • Federal taxes were withheld from your pay

    and/or

    • You qualify for the

    You may not have filed a tax return because your wages were below the filing requirement. But you can still file a return within three years of the filing deadline to get your refund.

    State Refund Checks

    For information about your state tax refund check, .

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    Xổ số miền bắc 2Last Updated: August 19, 2020

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