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I amended my taxes weeks ago and still haven’t received anything in the mail. :(

It says completed but I have yet to receive a check.
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I amended my taxes weeks ago and still haven’t received anything in the mail. :(

Amended tax returns can take 4 to 6 months or longer for the IRS to process.

Go to this IRS website for the status of a federal amended tax return - https://www.irs.gov/filing/wheres-my-amended-return

I amended my taxes weeks ago and still haven’t received anything in the mail. :(

Even during “normal” times it takes about four months for the IRS to process an amended return.  During the pandemic and due to the severe backlog at the IRS it is taking much longer—six months or more for many amended returns.  Do not expect quick results from amending.  When the IRS issues a refund for an amended return it will be by check.  They do not make direct deposits for refunds for amended returns.  You can watch for information here:

 

 

 

https://www.irs.gov/Filing/Individuals/Amended-Returns-(Form-1040-X)/Wheres-My-Amended-Return-1

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