How To Check Your Refund Status

You've completed your taxes and you are happy to see you got a refund. Awesome! Now, when will you receive your refund? We know it can be a happy surprise knowing you are getting money back, but knowing when you'll actually receive your refund is even bette.r The IRS now has a "Where's My Refund" feature. Learn more about it and where you can track your refund below.

Checking Your IRS Tax Refund Status

If you are due a refund, the question you probably will have is where is that refund?

Checking on your income tax return’s status is actually pretty simple to do.

The IRS has created a hub called “Where’s my refund?” that directs you to a tool to check on your refund status.

To Check your Refund Status, you will Need:

Your Social Security numberYour filing status (single, married filing jointly, etc.)The refund amount that you determined

Keep reading below for more...

What Will the Refund Status Site Tell Me?

When you enter the above information correctly, you’ll be able to find out:

  • If your return was received

  • If your return was processed

  • When your refund is estimated to be mailed or deposited into your bank account (if you selected the direct deposit option)

  • The IRS recommends that you check at least 72 hours after you e-file or four weeks if you file a paper tax return.