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Mikeb420
Level 2

No Tax refund still, been over 6months

Did my taxes online through you guys over 6months still haven’t heard anything from irs

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DoninGA
Level 15

No Tax refund still, been over 6months

Did you e-file your tax return and was it accepted?
Only the IRS and your State control when and if a Federal or State tax refund is Approved and Issued.

 

You complete your tax return by finishing all 3 Steps in the File section. In Step 3, to e-file your tax return, you must click on the large Orange button labeled "Transmit my returns now".

 

After completing the File section and e-filing your tax return you will receive two emails from TurboTax. The first email when your tax return was transmitted and the second email when the tax return has either been accepted or rejected.

 

Note - Once a tax return has been Accepted by the IRS or a State, TurboTax receives no further information concerning the tax return or the status of any tax refund.  Only the taxpayer listed on the tax return can obtain the status of a tax refund or a tax return.

 

To check the status of an e-filed return, open up your desktop product or log into your TurboTax Online Account. You can find your status within the TurboTax product.
If accepted by the IRS use the federal tax refund website to check the refund status - https://www.irs.gov/refunds
If accepted by the state use this TurboTax support FAQ to check the state tax refund status - https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1899433-how-do-i-track-my-state-refund

 

After the tax return has been Accepted by the IRS (meaning only that they received the return) it will be in the Processing mode until the tax refund has been Approved and then an Issue Date will be available on the IRS website.

 

The IRS is seriously behind in processing 2020 tax returns.  This is due to many factors, such as the pandemic, completing processing of millions of 2019 tax returns, stimulus payments, unemployment compensation exclusion tax refunds., changes in the tax code by Congress in the middle of the 2020 tax season and the like.

 

Millions of taxpayers have not yet received there federal tax refunds.

 

Go to this IRS website for operational status - https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/irs-operations-during-covid-19-mission-critical-functions-continue

 

The IRS is opening mail within normal timeframes and all paper and electronic individual returns received prior to April 2021 have been processed if the return had no errors or did not require further review.  As of August 20, 2021, we had 10.1 million unprocessed individual returns.  Unprocessed individual returns include tax year 2020 returns such as those requiring correction to the Recovery Rebate Credit amount or validation of 2019 income used to figure the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC). This work does not require us to correspond with taxpayers but does require special handling by an IRS employee so, in these instances, it is taking the IRS more than 21 days to issue any related refund and in some cases this work could take 90 to 120 days. If, as a result, a correction is made to any RRC, EITC or ACTC claimed on the return, the IRS will send taxpayers an explanation. Taxpayers are encouraged to continue to check Where’s My Refund? for their personalized refund status and can review Tax Season Refund Frequently Asked Questions.

 

What you should do: In most instances, no further action is needed but you may check Where’s my refund or you can view your account. If you filed electronically and received an acknowledgement, you do not need to take any further action other than promptly responding to any requests for information. If you filed on paper, check Where’s my refund? If it tells you we have received your return or are processing or reviewing it, we are processing your return, but it may be under review. We’re working hard to get through the backlog. Please don’t file a second tax return or contact the IRS about the status of your return.

Mikeb420
Level 2

No Tax refund still, been over 6months

I e-filed on march7,and it was accepted by the irs on the 7th also 

DoninGA
Level 15

No Tax refund still, been over 6months


@Mikeb420 wrote:

I e-filed on march7,and it was accepted by the irs on the 7th also 


As stated, there are millions of people still waiting for their tax returns to be processed and the tax refunds approved and issued.

You can try calling the IRS since it has been over 6 months since the return was Accepted by the IRS.  Try calling either the very first thing in the morning or just before the IRS closes in the evening as many users have reported success in speaking with an IRS agent during those times.

 

Call the IRS: 1-800-829-1040 hours 7 AM - 7 PM local time Monday-Friday
When calling the IRS do NOT choose the first option re: "Refund", or it will send you to an automated phone line.
So after first choosing your language, then do NOT choose Option 1 (refund info). Choose option 2 for "personal income tax" instead.
Then press 1 for "form, tax history, or payment".
Then press 3 "for all other questions."
Then press 2 "for all other questions."
- When it asks you to enter your SSN or EIN to access your account information, don't enter anything.
- After it asks twice, you will get another menu.

Press 2 for personal or individual tax questions.
Then press 4 for all other inquiries
It should then transfer you to an agent.

Mikeb420
Level 2

No Tax refund still, been over 6months

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matthew2022
Level 2

No Tax refund still, been over 6months

It’s crazy it’s 2022 and I still haven’t gotten my federal tax return yet I don’t see what the problem was I got my state taxes after 2 and 4-5 months after that it’s 2022 and still nothing I did mail file I tried calling irs multiple times but it’s a pain in the butt talking to those people 

SForrestLO
Employee TurboTax Specialist

No Tax refund still, been over 6months

For more information on your refund status, you must contact the IRS. To contact the IRS please use the link below. 

 

How do I contact the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

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niqualuv0629
New Member

No Tax refund still, been over 6months

Would they release my 2020 taxes now I have to send them over my logbook and they release my 2021 taxes at the tax place and I mailed in my 2020 taxes last year round August

EbonyA
Employee TurboTax Specialist

No Tax refund still, been over 6months

You would need to contact the IRS directly for a status of your 2020 refund - contact details can be found here @niqualuv0629.

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Jessyf716
New Member

No Tax refund still, been over 6months

Doesn’t work no one picks up.

SweetieJean
Level 15
Chevyruck95
New Member

No Tax refund still, been over 6months

I still have not received my tax return and I filled it in Feb.

xmasbaby0
Level 15

No Tax refund still, been over 6months

@Chevyruck95

First, check your e-file status to see if your return was accepted: 

https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/efile-status-lookup/

 

Once your federal return has been accepted by the IRS, only the IRS has any control.  TurboTax does not receive any updates from the IRS. Your ONLY source of information about your refund now is the IRS.

 

You need your filing status, your Social Security number and the exact amount  (line 35a of your 2021 Form 1040) of your federal refund to track your Federal refund:   

https://www.irs.gov/refunds

To track your state refund:    

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1899433-how-do-i-track-my-state-refund

 

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1901548-why-do-some-refunds-take-longer-than-others

If you chose to have your TurboTax fees deducted from your federal refund, that will take some extra time, while the third party bank handles the refund processing.

https://www.irs.gov/refunds/tax-season-refund-frequently-asked-questions

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2840013-does-accepted-mean-my-refund-is-approved

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2724106-my-return-is-accepted-but-still-not-approved-is-there-a-pr...

 

 

OR——if you filed by mail, expect a long wait.   It is taking the very backlogged IRS six to nine months to process mailed returns.   Until a human opens your envelope and enters the data into the system, nothing will even show up on the refund site, so you will have to be very patient.

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
NCperson
Level 15

No Tax refund still, been over 6months

@Chevyruck95 - did you paper file?  the IRS is woefully backlogged and it would not surprise me that you have not received your tax refund if you paper filed; figure it is taking the IRS 6-9 months to process paper filed returned from the time they were submitted to the IRS 

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