Once your return is accepted, the next step is for the government to approve your refund. It can take anywhere from a few days to 3 weeks for your return to go from accepted to approved.
Even though the IRS issues 9 out of 10 tax refunds within 21 days, it is possible your return may require additional review and take longer to process. Please take a look at the following to help put your mind at ease:
There are a few ways you can track your tax return:
If you filed your tax return through TurboTax, you can view the status of your tax return by going to this site: https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/wheres-my-refund/
You may also track the status of your return by visiting: https://www.irs.gov/refunds
There is also an app: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/irs2goapp