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dayj1985
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Y haven't I received my amended return and it's been longer than 16 weeks

 
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Mike9241
Level 15

Y haven't I received my amended return and it's been longer than 16 weeks

some take longer. 6 months or more.

 

GeorgeDenseff
Level 8

Y haven't I received my amended return and it's been longer than 16 weeks

With COVID and all the tax changes, the IRS is very far behind.  

xmasbaby0
Level 15

Y haven't I received my amended return and it's been longer than 16 weeks

Even during “normal” times it takes about four months for the IRS to process an amended return.  During the pandemic and due to the severe backlog at the IRS it is taking much longer—six months or more for many amended returns.  Do not expect quick results from amending.  When the IRS issues a refund for an amended return it will be by check.  They do not make direct deposits for refunds for amended returns.  You can watch for information here:

 

 

 

https://www.irs.gov/Filing/Individuals/Amended-Returns-(Form-1040-X)/Wheres-My-Amended-Return-1

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