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billjg1
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The irs took my refund last year. I think it was an error. I want to make 100% sure they don't take it again this year.

 
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SweetieJean
Level 15

The irs took my refund last year. I think it was an error. I want to make 100% sure they don't take it again this year.

Why did they take it?
<a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc203">https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc203</a>
macuser_22
Level 15

The irs took my refund last year. I think it was an error. I want to make 100% sure they don't take it again this year.

If they "took" your refund then they shiukd have sent a letter telling you why 2-3 weeks after they took it.
**Disclaimer: This post is for discussion purposes only and is NOT tax advice. The author takes no responsibility for the accuracy of any information in this post.**
xmasbaby0
Level 15

The irs took my refund last year. I think it was an error. I want to make 100% sure they don't take it again this year.

TurboTax does not receive any information about possible offsets to your refund.

https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/tax-refund-offsets-pay-unpaid-debts

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

The irs took my refund last year. I think it was an error. I want to make 100% sure they don't take it again this year.

If the offset was an error, you can dispute it with the agency that received your refund.
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macuser_22
Level 15

The irs took my refund last year. I think it was an error. I want to make 100% sure they don't take it again this year.

Questions about tax offsets should be directed to the Bureau of the Fiscal Service.

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**Disclaimer: This post is for discussion purposes only and is NOT tax advice. The author takes no responsibility for the accuracy of any information in this post.**
fanfare
Level 15

The irs took my refund last year. I think it was an error. I want to make 100% sure they don't take it again this year.

visit the IRS website for a statement of your account to find out how much the IRS thinks you owe them.

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