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jonesta2018
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I chose to have my refund mailed to me instead of direct deposit and have a dependent. It said it was sent on the 26th how long do I have to wait to receive it?

 
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EbonyA
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I chose to have my refund mailed to me instead of direct deposit and have a dependent. It said it was sent on the 26th how long do I have to wait to receive it?

According to the IRS, returns that are mailed via paper check takes approximately 6-8 weeks. Please take a look at the link below.

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-news/at-01-48.pdf

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EbonyA
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I chose to have my refund mailed to me instead of direct deposit and have a dependent. It said it was sent on the 26th how long do I have to wait to receive it?

This timeframe is from the date the IRS receives your return.
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jonesta2018
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I chose to have my refund mailed to me instead of direct deposit and have a dependent. It said it was sent on the 26th how long do I have to wait to receive it?

It was accepted on the 12 of feb. so does that mean I have at least two wks to wait
EbonyA
Intuit Alumni

I chose to have my refund mailed to me instead of direct deposit and have a dependent. It said it was sent on the 26th how long do I have to wait to receive it?

It would be roughly 6-8 weeks from that date. You may feel free to track your refund by using the link below.

<a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/wheres-my-refund/">https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/where...>
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jonesta2018
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I chose to have my refund mailed to me instead of direct deposit and have a dependent. It said it was sent on the 26th how long do I have to wait to receive it?

How do I contact them about facing a hardship
EbonyA
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I chose to have my refund mailed to me instead of direct deposit and have a dependent. It said it was sent on the 26th how long do I have to wait to receive it?

You may contact their main line which is 1-800-829-1040 or you may wish to contact your local office; you may find that number by using the following link <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.irs.gov/help/contact-your-local-irs-office">https://www.irs.gov/help/contact-your-local-...>
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jonesta2018
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I chose to have my refund mailed to me instead of direct deposit and have a dependent. It said it was sent on the 26th how long do I have to wait to receive it?

Oh okay thanks! I thought they said it takes that long only if you mailed not electronically.
jonesta2018
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I chose to have my refund mailed to me instead of direct deposit and have a dependent. It said it was sent on the 26th how long do I have to wait to receive it?

I have all my mail forwarded to my po box. Will they still forward my refund check to my po box even though my head of household address is different and goes to my po box???
jonesta2018
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I chose to have my refund mailed to me instead of direct deposit and have a dependent. It said it was sent on the 26th how long do I have to wait to receive it?

EbonyA
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I chose to have my refund mailed to me instead of direct deposit and have a dependent. It said it was sent on the 26th how long do I have to wait to receive it?

So you e-filed? If that is the case then your should receive it within 3 weeks after the IRS accepted it. The 6-8 weeks that I was referring to was if you mailed your return.
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EbonyA
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I chose to have my refund mailed to me instead of direct deposit and have a dependent. It said it was sent on the 26th how long do I have to wait to receive it?

Give them a call at the number I provided to make sure that any concerns with the address are resolved.
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jonesta2018
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I chose to have my refund mailed to me instead of direct deposit and have a dependent. It said it was sent on the 26th how long do I have to wait to receive it?

Yes I e filed. The 12th. But I read that usps will not forward any mail from irs and all of my
Mail is fwd to my po box. I’ll call
EbonyA
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I chose to have my refund mailed to me instead of direct deposit and have a dependent. It said it was sent on the 26th how long do I have to wait to receive it?

Yes...definitely give them a call.
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