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Where’s My Refund?

Get Federal Refund Status quick and easy online. Find out when you will get your tax refund. Tax Planning for IRS and State Tax Refunds.

Get up-to-date refund information using Where’s My Refund? or the IRS 2 GO android and apple app. Where’s My Refund? is updated once every 24 hours, usually overnight. Refunds are generally issued within 21 days after we receive your tax return, but you can also check our 2017 IRS Refund Cycle Chart for exact payout dates. You should only call if it has been longer. Need help checking your State Refund? Check the Where’s My State Refund page. Do you have a strange IRS Reference Code like 1121? Check out our listing of IRS reference codes.Where's My Refund

When to check status…

  • Within 24 hours after we’ve received your e-filed tax return
  • 4 weeks after you mail your paper return
  • “Where’s My Refund?” is updated once every 24 hours


What you need…

  • Social Security Number
  • Filing status
  • Exact refund amount


  • Get your refund status at Where’s My Refund? here.

Find out when you can plan for your IRS or State Tax Refunds to come in. Federal Refund Status information above.

Where’s my Tax Refund?

7 Replies to “Federal Refund Status – Where’s My Refund”

  1. Kimberly Adam says:

    i did my on the 27th and it was excepted… still no date

  2. Nequana Ross says:

    I filed on feb.1 accepted 2/3 but has not been approved yet y? refund date 2/21 now its says another date will be available soon y?

  3. Elani Malone says:

    New audit system this season

  4. John Combs says:

    I mailed mine out February 3and it's still being processed

  5. I, e filed through aarp March 6,2014 and still being processed.