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Where’s my refund?

Refunds take about 21 days
after the IRS has accepted your e-filed tax return
24-48 hours
2 days
19 days
E-filed taxes
Return received by the IRS
Refund approved by the IRS
Refund sent/ deposited

Once you receive confirmation that your federal return has been received, you'll be able to start tracking your refund at the IRS Where's My Refund? site.

(All times are estimated by IRS)

I mailed my paper return

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Track your federal tax refund

After we prepare your return, if a refund is coming you should be able to track it on the IRS site.

Accepted — Wait for your tax return to be accepted by the IRS ( My return is pending )
Approved — Once approved, wait about 19 days for your refund to be sent/deposited

If your return was accepted more than 21 days ago, but you still haven't received your refund, contact the IRS .


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