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Amberallen52
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Tax returns 2019

How long will  take my return to get to me

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

Tax returns 2019

First it needs to be accepted by the IRS.  The IRS will start to accept/reject returns on Jan. 27.

 

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.

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

On the IRS site you are also offered the use of an app called IRS2Go

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1901548-why-do-some-refunds-take-longer-than-others

If you chose to have your TurboTax fees deducted from your federal refund, that will take some extra time, while the third party bank handles the refund processing.

https://www.irs.gov/refunds/tax-season-refund-frequently-asked-questions

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2840013-does-accepted-mean-my-refund-is-approved

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2724106-my-return-is-accepted-but-still-not-approved-is-there-a-pr...

 

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/3397970-path-act-delayed-refunds-for-some-filers

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
Elamsteph55
New Member

Tax returns 2019

Why is California taking so long to update form 540

ny-apple
Level 3

Tax returns 2019

Amberallen52 it depends on when you're accepted, if you fall under the Path Act and whether you're a daily or weekly processor.  The IRS does officially open on Jan. 27; however there are 2 test batches.  The first occurred last week, but the second begins today, Jan. 21st and ends on Thurs., Jan. 23rd.  You could possibly be accepted one of these days.  If not, then it would be opening day or after.  

 

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