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Can I enter my banking information to get my refund

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Can I enter my banking information to get my refund


Did you already e-file?  If you did NOT e-file you can go to the FILE section and change how you want to receive your refund.


You cannot  change banking information while your return is in pending, nor can you change it after the return is accepted.


If you e-filed:

Banking information for direct deposit is wrong

If you entered incorrect banking information for your refund, you can change it if your return is rejected.  If it is accepted, however, it is too late to change it.  The bank will reject the refund and send it back to the IRS.  Then the IRS will issue a paper check and mail it to the address you put on your tax return.  Expect a delay of at least a couple of weeks to receive your refund.

Here is what the IRS says about entering incorrect banking information

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
New Member

Can I enter my banking information to get my refund

I have not filed yet. How do I enter the bank information for refund?

Expert Alumni

Can I enter my banking information to get my refund

Enter your bank information as part of the filing process.  Please follow these steps:


  1. After you have completed and reviewed your return, click File in the black bar at the left of your screen if you're using TurboTax Online [or the File tab in CD/Download].
  2. You will come to a screen How would you like to receive your federal and state refunds?  [In CD Download: How do you want your $XX federal refund?]
  3. Mark the radio button for Direct deposit and click the Continue box.
  4. Enter your bank information on the next screen.


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