You should have received an email from TurboTax stating your return
was "accepted", meaning your return was successfully sent to the IRS to
processed. Once your return has been accepted (received) by the
take over the refund status update duties, since they hold the purse
strings. Your status on TurboTax will stay as "accepted".
Once the IRS begins to process your return, it can take up to 21 days to fully process and issue your refund. Many different factors can affect the timing of your refund after they receive your return. Use the following information to follow the status of your return with the IRS.
Once they start processing your return, the Where's My Refund? tool includes a tracker that displays progress through 3 stages: (1) Return Received, (2) Refund Approved, and (3) Refund Sent. It also provides an actual personalized refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. It doesn't show information about amended returns.