how long does an efile refund take?

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    It goes by the date your return is accepted (it can take 8 to 10 business days to receive your refund if you choose by direct deposit).  The IRS e-file Refund Cycle Chart
    http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p2043.pdf

    Once your return is accepted, you can check the status of your Federal refund at the IRS website “Where’s My Refund” (it can take about 72 hours from the time your return is accepted to see any information), also the IRs will give two dates, a date about a week out from the refund cycle chart date when they are processing your return & once they are done processing they will give you the exact date of your refund which would be the date on the refund cycle chart:
    https://sa1.www4.irs.gov/irfof/lang/en/irfofgetstatus.jsp

    If you have a State refund you can check your States website for information.
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