topic What if I entered the wrong bank account for direct deposit? in Tax topics https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/refunds/help/what-if-i-entered-the-wrong-bank-account-for-direct-deposit/01/26213#M2297 <P> <EM>Looking to find your direct deposit bank account information? <A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-topics/help/where-can-i-find-my-direct-deposit-account-information-after-i-ve-e-file/00/1279127" target="_blank">Go here</A> for instructions.</EM></P> <P>In most cases, once the IRS has&nbsp;<A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/return-status/help/what-does-accepted-mean/00/26285" target="_blank">accepted</A>&nbsp;your return (or you've already mailed it), there's not much you can do.</P> <P>If the info you provided is for a closed or invalid account, the government will mail you a refund check.</P> <P>If you&nbsp;entered a valid (but incorrect) account number not belonging to you, usually there's nothing to worry about, as many banks won't deposit tax refunds into accounts where names don't match up. You can try <A href="https://www.irs.gov/faqs/irs-procedures/refund-inquiries/refund-inquiries-18" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">calling the IRS</A> to stop the direct deposit,&nbsp;if your return hasn't posted to their system yet (and you're willing to get your refund via paper check).&nbsp;For security reasons, the IRS cannot re-route your refund to a different account.</P> <P>If you haven't filed yet, you can still&nbsp;<A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/accessing/help/how-do-i-change-my-transferred-direct-deposit-information/00/27040" target="_blank">change your bank account info for direct deposit.</A></P> <P>On filed returns in&nbsp;<A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/return-status/help/what-does-pending-mean/00/26331" target="_blank">pending status</A>, wait until it's either accepted or rejected before taking action.&nbsp;If rejected, you can update your account and any issues that caused the rejection. Open your return in TurboTax and go through the <STRONG>File&nbsp;</STRONG>section again to update your bank account before re-submitting your return.</P> <P> </P> <DIV class="embed-responsive embed-responsive-16by9"> <IFRAME title="YouTube" class="embed-responsive-item" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/opjFwsz0uek?rel=0" width="420" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="true"></IFRAME> </DIV> <P></P> <DIV class="ISH_relatedInformation"> <H2>Related Information:</H2> <UL> <LI> <A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-payments/help/what-if-i-entered-the-wrong-account-for-direct-debit-or-my-account-has-insufficient-funds/00/26401" target="_blank">What if I entered the wrong account for direct debit, or my account has insufficient funds?</A> </LI> <LI> <A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/refunds/help/what-s-the-difference-between-direct-deposit-and-direct-debit/00/26402" target="_blank">What's the difference between direct deposit and direct debit?</A> </LI> <LI> <A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/accessing/help/how-do-i-change-my-transferred-direct-deposit-information/00/27040" target="_blank">How do I change my transferred direct deposit information?</A> </LI> </UL> </DIV> Wed, 23 Dec 2020 11:30:07 GMT TurboTax Help 2020-12-23T11:30:07Z What if I entered the wrong bank account for direct deposit? https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/refunds/help/what-if-i-entered-the-wrong-bank-account-for-direct-deposit/01/26213#M2297 Looking to find your direct deposit bank account information? Go here for instructions. In most cases, once the IRS has&nbsp;accepted&nbsp;your return (or you've already mailed it), there's not much you can do. If the info you provided is for a closed or invalid account, the government will mail you a refund check. If you&nbsp;entered a valid (but incorrect) account number not belonging to you, usually there's nothing to worry about, as many banks won't deposit tax refunds into accounts where names don't match up. You can try calling the IRS to stop the direct deposit,&nbsp;if your return hasn't posted to their system yet (and you're willing to get your refund via paper check).&nbsp;For security reasons, the IRS cannot re-route your refund to a different account. If you haven't filed yet, you can still&nbsp;change your bank account info for direct deposit. On filed returns in&nbsp;pending status, wait until it's either accepted or rejected before taking action.&nbsp;If rejected, you can update your account and any issues that caused the rejection. Open your return in TurboTax and go through the File&nbsp;section again to update your bank account before re-submitting your return. <A href="https://youtu.be/opjFwsz0uek" target="_blank">https://youtu.be/opjFwsz0uek</A> Related Information: What if I entered the wrong account for direct debit, or my account has insufficient funds? Wh... Wed, 23 Dec 2020 11:30:07 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/refunds/help/what-if-i-entered-the-wrong-bank-account-for-direct-deposit/01/26213#M2297 TurboTax Help 2020-12-23T11:30:07Z
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<P> <EM>Looking to find your direct deposit bank account information? <A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-topics/help/where-can-i-find-my-direct-deposit-account-information-after-i-ve-e-file/00/1279127" target="_blank">Go here</A> for instructions.</EM></P> <P>In most cases, once the IRS has&nbsp;<A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/return-status/help/what-does-accepted-mean/00/26285" target="_blank">accepted</A>&nbsp;your return (or you've already mailed it), there's not much you can do.</P> <P>If the info you provided is for a closed or invalid account, the government will mail you a refund check.</P> <P>If you&nbsp;entered a valid (but incorrect) account number not belonging to you, usually there's nothing to worry about, as many banks won't deposit tax refunds into accounts where names don't match up. You can try <A href="https://www.irs.gov/faqs/irs-procedures/refund-inquiries/refund-inquiries-18" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">calling the IRS</A> to stop the direct deposit,&nbsp;if your return hasn't posted to their system yet (and you're willing to get your refund via paper check).&nbsp;For security reasons, the IRS cannot re-route your refund to a different account.</P> <P>If you haven't filed yet, you can still&nbsp;<A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/accessing/help/how-do-i-change-my-transferred-direct-deposit-information/00/27040" target="_blank">change your bank account info for direct deposit.</A></P> <P>On filed returns in&nbsp;<A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/return-status/help/what-does-pending-mean/00/26331" target="_blank">pending status</A>, wait until it's either accepted or rejected before taking action.&nbsp;If rejected, you can update your account and any issues that caused the rejection. Open your return in TurboTax and go through the <STRONG>File&nbsp;</STRONG>section again to update your bank account before re-submitting your return.</P> <P> </P> <DIV class="embed-responsive embed-responsive-16by9"> <IFRAME title="YouTube" class="embed-responsive-item" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/opjFwsz0uek?rel=0" width="420" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="true"></IFRAME> </DIV> <P></P> <DIV class="ISH_relatedInformation"> <H2>Related Information:</H2> <UL> <LI> <A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-payments/help/what-if-i-entered-the-wrong-account-for-direct-debit-or-my-account-has-insufficient-funds/00/26401" target="_blank">What if I entered the wrong account for direct debit, or my account has insufficient funds?</A> </LI> <LI> <A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/refunds/help/what-s-the-difference-between-direct-deposit-and-direct-debit/00/26402" target="_blank">What's the difference between direct deposit and direct debit?</A> </LI> <LI> <A href="https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/accessing/help/how-do-i-change-my-transferred-direct-deposit-information/00/27040" target="_blank">How do I change my transferred direct deposit information?</A> </LI> </UL> </DIV>
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Looking to find your direct deposit bank account information? Go here for instructions. In most cases, once the IRS has&nbsp;accepted&nbsp;your return (or you've already mailed it), there's not much you can do. If the info you provided is for a closed or invalid account, the government will mail you a refund check. If you&nbsp;entered a valid (but incorrect) account number not belonging to you, usually there's nothing to worry about, as many banks won't deposit tax refunds into accounts where names don't match up. You can try calling the IRS to stop the direct deposit,&nbsp;if your return hasn't posted to their system yet (and you're willing to get your refund via paper check).&nbsp;For security reasons, the IRS cannot re-route your refund to a different account. If you haven't filed yet, you can still&nbsp;change your bank account info for direct deposit. On filed returns in&nbsp;pending status, wait until it's either accepted or rejected before taking action.&nbsp;If rejected, you can update your account and any issues that caused the rejection. Open your return in TurboTax and go through the File&nbsp;section again to update your bank account before re-submitting your return. <A href="https://youtu.be/opjFwsz0uek" target="_blank">https://youtu.be/opjFwsz0uek</A> Related Information: What if I entered the wrong account for direct debit, or my account has insufficient funds? Wh...
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