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Can I put my friends bank account as my receiving option ?

Hi, can I put my friends bank account on my tax return ? Isn't it going to be a problem for IRS ?

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Can I put my friends bank account as my receiving option ?

If you use a bank account for direct deposit where you are not the authorized owner of the account, the bank will reject the direct deposit and send the tax refund back to the IRS.  The IRS will then send the tax refund as a check in the mail to the address entered on the tax return.