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Why haven't I got my returns yet my federal return was accepted by the IRS days ago

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Why haven't I got my returns yet my federal return was accepted by the IRS days ago

days ago! it takes 3 to 4 weeks after being accepted for you to get your refund.

 

Why haven't I got my returns yet my federal return was accepted by the IRS days ago

And some folks have been waiting for three months!

Accepted (received for processing) is not the to the same as Approved, which is a later step.

Tax Season Refund Frequently Asked Questions | Internal Revenue Service (irs.gov)

 

State refund times vary.

Why haven't I got my returns yet my federal return was accepted by the IRS days ago

Days?

 

 

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 35a of your 2021 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

 

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...

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