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ChondelLO
Intuit Alumni

How long does it take for the irs to accept your efile

It depends.

If you e-filed your return in January, it'll stay in Pending status until the IRS processes the backlog of returns.

After January, e-filed returns generally sit in Pending status for 24-48 hours before coming back as either Accepted or Rejected. Sometimes state returns stay in Pending for several days or even longer.

For more information please click the link.

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2562178-what-does-pending-mean

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LatoyaLO
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How long does it take for the irs to accept your efile

The estimated 21-day period to receive a refund is calculated from the date the E-File is successfully submitted to the IRS--and not necessarily from the date it is submitted in TurboTax. 


For more information please refer to the IRS Website: 
2018 Tax Filing Season Begins Jan. 29, Tax Returns Due April 17; Help Available for Taxpayers 
Where’s My Refund? 

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