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ErinH
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Once I get accepted, how long before I get approved by the irs? I got accepted February25th.

Once accepted, it can take anywhere from a few days to 3 weeks (21 days) to go from acceptance to approval, and this timeframe is unrelated to how, where, or when you filed, nor is it connected to how quickly you got your refund last year. If your refund is still processing, it has not been approved.

IRS representatives will be able to research the status of your refund if your return was accepted (received) more than 21 calendar days ago. Do not call this number if it has not been 21 calendar days since your acceptance. If it has, call them at 1-800-829-1040, but prepare yourself for a potentially long wait times.

The most accurate place to check your status is the IRS's Where's My Refund? site.

TinaLea8
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Once I get accepted, how long before I get approved by the irs? I got accepted February25th.

I believe they have up to 21 days

Once I get accepted, how long before I get approved by the irs? I got accepted February25th.

Actually, the IRS can take as long as they want.   In the past, 21 days has been a goal, but not a guaranty.  

The IRS is seriously backlogged this year, due to all the new tax laws and extra stimulus filings, as well as a few million unprocessed 2019 returns left over from the COVID shutdown.  Lots of folks are still waiting, so please continue to be patient. Also see:

The IRS is under serious stress — what does that mean for your refund? (msn.com)

What led to IRS backlog: ‘Thin workforce,’ new pandemic relief programs | Federal News Network

Once I get accepted, how long before I get approved by the irs? I got accepted February25th.

Mine was accepted by the IRS and the status still says it is processing. I’ve gotten no communication from them saying there is a problem nor have they requested any additional info. I’m at a loss for what further can be done. I’m due a sizable refund and it would be nice to get it.

Once I get accepted, how long before I get approved by the irs? I got accepted February25th.

It got accepted on march 19 how many days will I have a date

SForrestLO
Intuit Alumni

Once I get accepted, how long before I get approved by the irs? I got accepted February25th.

@LatoshaSmith1

 

It can take anywhere from a few days to 3 weeks to update and show the status. The 21 days is just an estimated time frame. The IRS began processing returns on 2/12, you may not find a record of it or the website may say that you have put in incorrect information when tracking your federal refund. As your return moves through the system, the status of it will be updated. Since Turbo Tax will not have the status of your refund, continue checking the Where’s My Federal Refund tool for updates. Updates are made daily, usually overnight.

 

What does pending mean?

 

Please use this link to track your refund from the IRS

 

Tax Season Refund Frequently Asked Questions

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Once I get accepted, how long before I get approved by the irs? I got accepted February25th.

I filed my taxes on April 4th 2021 it said that the irs accepted my taxes but still haven't got a refund approval from them yet how long will I have to wait to get a refund approval from the irs

JeanneLO
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Once I get accepted, how long before I get approved by the irs? I got accepted February25th.

Typically it takes about 21 days when you e-file and select direct deposit for your anticipated refund. However, the IRS is working on backlogs and both the EIC and Recovery Rebate can add to your processing time. You can check your refund status here. See this about refund timing: Refund Timing

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Once I get accepted, how long before I get approved by the irs? I got accepted February25th.

Its been almost 3 months since the excepted my returm why havent i gotten it yet

Once I get accepted, how long before I get approved by the irs? I got accepted February25th.

Its been 3 months

Once I get accepted, how long before I get approved by the irs? I got accepted February25th.

It doent tell me a god dam thing

Once I get accepted, how long before I get approved by the irs? I got accepted February25th.

They accepted it in febuary i dont know what to do any more except to tell them to shove it

DaveF1006
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Once I get accepted, how long before I get approved by the irs? I got accepted February25th.

This is not surprising because of the pandemic. It's taken longer than usual because of the COVID pandemic. Log in here to periodically check your refund status

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Once I get accepted, how long before I get approved by the irs? I got accepted February25th.

it has been longer than 10 weeks and I havent got my refund

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