Having a bank account certainly makes things easier — especially if you need your tax refund as quickly as possible.
If you don't have a bank account, select your situation below to explore other options that may work for you.
If you're getting a refund, but have no bank account in which to direct-deposit it, you can:
The IRS accepts money orders and credit cards to pay taxes due. Explore all IRS tax payment options.
We'll let you know what kinds of payment options are accepted by your state when you get ready to file your state return. You can also contact your state's Department of Revenue for specifics.
If you don't have a bank account, you can pay your TurboTax fees with a U.S.-based credit or pre-paid debit card.
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