The Internal Revenue Service has provided a tool for ‘IRS Check My Refund’ named Where’s My Refund? An individual who filed a tax return electronically or on paper can check refund status if it is approved or not. You need to know that to get a return via direct deposit it takes a maximum of 21 days after e-filing, those who file for refund on paper get a refund after 24 weeks i.e. 6 months or more.
IRS Check My Refund
If you filed tax in 2022 as an individual, jointly with your wife or as a head of household, if you qualify to get a refund then you can e-File through the IRS Free File to get it through the direct deposit or check. If you have already filed for tax refund and not yet received it then you can track its status by visiting the Internal Revenue Service’s website and provide required details such as Social Security Number, Adjusted Gross Income, etc.
Tax Season 2023 has already commenced from 23 January and the last date for filing returns is 18 April. Those who e-filed for 2022 tax refund before/on 15 February 2023 and don’t have claimed Children Tax Credit have already received their direct deposit by the first week of March 2023. You may even use the IRS2Go mobile application instead of the Where’s My Refund? for the ‘IRS CHECK MY REFUND‘. Scroll down to know the complete process to check the federal tax return status.
IRS Tax Refund Date
The Internal Revenue Service has not confirmed any date for the release of 2022 tax returns, when you will receive your refund via direct deposit or check depending on when you filed your return and which options you have chosen, direct deposit is received within a maximum of 21 business days after filing electronically for refunds. If you have opted for a check to receive your refund, it may take up to 4 to 5 business days.
You must also know that people who file their refund on paper can take up to 6 months to receive their refund through check or direct deposit, if you are looking for an expected date to receive your refund, you must be sure that you will receive your refund within 21 days, if you have filed return electronically and opted for direct deposit to get it.
Let that you have filed a 2022 tax refund on March 10, 2023 and have opted for direct deposit to receive it, you will be able to check the status of your return within 24 hours of filing the refund, if you come to know that it is accepted, in this case it refund will be approved within 5 to 7 days, then within 14 to 18 days you will receive your direct deposit i.e. you will get your refund by 10 April 2023.
IRS Tax Return Status
By checking the IRS refund status, you can get information about how much more time it may take for you to get your refund, if you get information that your tax return has been approved after checking the refund status, then this case you get your refund in maximum 2 weeks, those who claim CTC along with the return may take 3 or 4 weeks more than the expected time to get their refund.
In order to check the refund status you have to go to https://www.irs.gov/refunds and follow the step-by-step instructions below.
- Navigate to official webportal at IRS at https://IRS.gov/.
- Hit on the option of the Check Your Refund.
- Choose the tax year as 2022.
- Fill in your Social Security Number.
- Choose filing status as Single, Married-Filing Joint Return, Married-Filing Separate Return, Head of Household or Qualifying Widow(er).
- Fill in your Refund Amount.
- At the end, you have to tap on the Submit button.
If you are using a mobile device, then it is highly recommended to download the IRS2Go mobile application from Play Store or App Store to check the refund status.
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