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I still haven't received my 2018 tax federal tax refund that was accepted in February

If you efiled, double-check with this tool to be sure the return was efiled successfully and accepted:
https://shop.turbotax.intuit.com/efile/efile_status_lookup.jsp


If that confirmed it was accepted, what do you see at the IRS website below for the status of your Federal refund?
https://www.irs.gov/Refunds
NOTE: When entering your refund amount, use only the Federal refund amount and not any total refund amount that includes a state refund. The figure is shown on your 2018 Federal Form 1040, Line 20a.


If that IRS tool shows that the refund has been sent, but you never received it, report back for more info.


If the IRS tool says it is still "being processed",  we can tell you how to speak to a live agent at the IRS to see if they can tell you anything about the delay, and if necessary, how to contact the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service.


To track a state refund:
https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1899433-how-do-i-track-my-state-refund

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I still haven't received my 2018 tax federal tax refund that was accepted in February

My 2018 federal taxes were accepted and when checking it is still saying processing. It is October 2019 and I have yet to receive my check. I have not received a letter or anything about not receiving my check. What's the issue?

I still haven't received my 2018 tax federal tax refund that was accepted in February

Here's how to reach a live agent at the IRS to inquire on your delay at the IRS:

 

800-829-1040 (7AM-7 PM local time) Monday-Friday

 

When calling the IRS do not choose the first choice re: "Refund", or it will send you to an automated phone line.

  • First choose your language.  Then listen to each menu before making the selection.
  • Then press 2 for "personal income tax".
  • Then press 1 for "form, tax history, or payment".  
  • Then press 3 "for all other questions."
  • Then press 2 "for all other questions." 
  • It may ask for your SSN, but do not enter it.  Just wait.    If it asks for SSN a second time, still do not enter it.
  • Then you'll finally get another menu.  Choose 2 for "personal" then you should be transferred.


I usually use a speakerphone so I can work on something else while waiting.

 

If you don't get good info/results from the IRS, you can contact the IRS Taxpayer Advocate for your area.   They are especially prone to help if you have an economic hardship, or if there have been continued delays with lack of info from the IRS.    At the following IRS website, find the USA map and click on your state, and it will give you the number of your IRS Taxpayer Advocate.

 

http://www.irs.gov/uac/Contact-a-Local-Taxpayer-Advocate

 

Also see this article for more info on how the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service works::
http://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc104.html

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