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dreemer7-
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Will the IRS still be automatically refunding federal unemployment tax from the 2020 tax season? Should I file an amended 2020 federal return?

I received my return before the last stimulus bill passed. I paid federal unemployment taxes all year and still did not get my refund.
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rjs
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Level 15

Will the IRS still be automatically refunding federal unemployment tax from the 2020 tax season? Should I file an amended 2020 federal return?

The IRS will be sending the refunds out over the course of the summer, so it could be another couple of months before you get yours. Do not file an amended return. For more information see the following IRS announcements and FAQ.


IRS to recalculate taxes on unemployment benefits; refunds to start in May


IRS begins correcting tax returns for unemployment compensation income exclusion


IRS sending more than 2.8 million refunds to those who already paid taxes on 2020 unemployment compe...


2020 Unemployment Compensation Exclusion FAQs

 

The IRS will be sending the refunds out over the course of the summer, so it could be another couple of months before you get yours. Do not file an amended return. For more information see the following IRS announcements and FAQ.


IRS to recalculate taxes on unemployment benefits; refunds to start in May


IRS begins correcting tax returns for unemployment compensation income exclusion


IRS sending more than 2.8 million refunds to those who already paid taxes on 2020 unemployment compe...


2020 Unemployment Compensation Exclusion FAQs

 

ee-ea
Level 15

Will the IRS still be automatically refunding federal unemployment tax from the 2020 tax season? Should I file an amended 2020 federal return?

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