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quailtom
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My tax return was accepted on March 4 and I still haven't gotten a refund. There is a rumor that taxes from Turbotax have had problems. Please advise as to my step.

 
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Critter
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My tax return was accepted on March 4 and I still haven't gotten a refund. There is a rumor that taxes from Turbotax have had problems. Please advise as to my step.

 
Critter
Level 15

My tax return was accepted on March 4 and I still haven't gotten a refund. There is a rumor that taxes from Turbotax have had problems. Please advise as to my step.

Waiting is frustrating—refunds are taking longer in many cases.  These are not normal times.  It is not possible for TurboTax to speed up the IRS for you.   They are short staffed; and they are processing millions of tax returns at the same time that they have been burdened with the task of processing millions of stimulus checks. 

 

IRS phone lines supported by customer service representatives for both taxpayers and tax professionals are not staffed at this time. To check on regular tax refund status via automated phone, call 800-829-1954. (This line has no information on Economic Impact Payments.)

 

 

TurboTax gives you an estimated date for receiving your refund based on a 21 day average from your date of acceptance, but it can take longer.  Many refunds are taking longer during the pandemic.   https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/efile-status-lookup/

 

 

Once your federal return has been accepted by the IRS, only the IRS has any control. TurboTax does not receive any updates from the IRS. Your ONLY source of information about your refund now is the IRS.

                                                                                        

You need your filing status, your Social Security number and the exact amount  (line 20 of your Form 1040) of your federal refund to track your Federal refund:   

https://www.irs.gov/refunds             

 

To track your state refund:    

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

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