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lychee_monster
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Why hasn’t my refund been accepted

 
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CarissaM
Employee TurboTax Specialist

Why hasn’t my refund been accepted

The IRS will not officially begin accepting returns this year until January 27, 2020. 

 

The electronic filing has just started last week, although they will not begin to accept returns until next week. 

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CarissaM
Employee TurboTax Specialist

Why hasn’t my refund been accepted

The IRS will not officially begin accepting returns this year until January 27, 2020. 

 

The electronic filing has just started last week, although they will not begin to accept returns until next week. 

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Noemar11
New Member

Why hasn’t my refund been accepted

I filed mine 5 days before my daughter. Mine still hasn’t been accepted but hers has. I’m so confused

DaraLO
Employee TurboTax Specialist

Why hasn’t my refund been accepted

Returns that are e-filed in January will stay in Pending status until the IRS starts processing the backlog of returns.  We suggest checking the status again in a few days.

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woodsandre93
Level 3

Why hasn’t my refund been accepted

I filled mine the 16th an got accepted today🤓🤓🤓🤓

bryanmillerbar
Returning Member

Why hasn’t my refund been accepted

Well I just filed today ..so I’m hoping to see some movement in the next couple of days! Good luck to us all 🙂

BrandiLO
Intuit Alumni

Why hasn’t my refund been accepted

The status should update in approximately 24-48 hours but it could be longer until the IRS clears out the January backlog. For more information on a "pending" return status, please click here. The IRS estimates that most refunds will be sent within three weeks after your e-filed returns are accepted. Many refunds will come sooner. You can check the status of your refund by going to www.irs.gov/refunds. For more information, please click here.

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camillealaina14
Level 1

Why hasn’t my refund been accepted

I filed 1/25 it was rejected on 1/27, all for a wrong AGI which I’m fact was NOT WRONG! And now it is still Pending. This is so messed up!

JakailaLO
Expert Alumni

Why hasn’t my refund been accepted

Please review this link throughly for instructions on how to correct a rejected file, but shows as "pending"https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/return-status/help/turbotax-why-is-my-e-file-status-showing-as-pen...

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Stubby3535
Returning Member

Why hasn’t my refund been accepted

Why did it say I got 0 returns 

TiffanyL
Employee TurboTax Specialist

Why hasn’t my refund been accepted

The IRS began processing returns on January 27th. TurboTax will only show the status of returns, not refunds, such as when the return is actually accepted. Once it has been accepted, you can then use the link below to track the status of your return:

 

When will I get my IRS tax refund

 

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thomas730385
New Member

Why hasn’t my refund been accepted

for some reason my 1st time home buyers repayment was not included on my return. why not?

JamesG1
Employee Tax Expert

Why hasn’t my refund been accepted

Have you visited the section of TurboTax titled:  Tell Us About Your Homebuyer Credit?

 

See here and here.

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Norlina12
New Member

Why hasn’t my refund been accepted

i did my tax return last night it has not been accepted yet

EbonyL122824
Intuit Alumni

Why hasn’t my refund been accepted

It can take anywhere from a few days to 3 weeks to update. Until the IRS starts processing it on their own, you may not find 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 accordingly. Continue checking the Where’s My Federal Refund?  tool for updates. Updates are made daily, usually overnight. You may also download the IRS2Go app to check your Federal refund status.

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