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:
To track your state refund:
On the IRS site you are also offered the use of an app called IRS2Go
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.
NO> I am in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for a visit and do not have access to home computer. I want to know if IRS received my 2019 tax return. Donald
Please advise. Thanks.
You can try calling the WMR automated hotline: 1-800-829-1954 or visit the IRS website to check on the status of your return. We unable to check your tax return information but you can call the IRS from where you are at 1-800-829-1040.
There is usually a high call volume.
When calling the IRS do NOT choose Option 1.
Choose Option 2 after you choose the language.
Then Press 1
Then Press 3
Then Press 2, it will then transfer you to an agent.
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