, EA, Social Media Tax ExpertTaxPro Moderator
It depends on how you file and choose to get your refund paid to you. E-filing with direct deposit is usually the quickest way.
Last year, 9 out of 10 taxpayers received their refunds within 21 days of acceptance by the IRS and the same is expected this year. The IRS will begin processing returns on January 31st this year.
Hope that helps,
Filed on the 26th, accepted the 28th, only thing i have gotten from the IRS is a middle finger. Seen several people that got accepted after the 31st and already have a DD date.
- AllyRow77 , Tax Wizard
IRS turn around is insane fast this year. I just turned my return forms in on the 2nd, and am told that I will be receiving my funds on the 10th.
Just checked the SBBT website....my money has been deposited to them from the IRS but the money won't be sent to me until tomorrow. This is the message I recieved:
only took me 7 days last year to get my refund, so why is it going to take 21 days this year ?
omg learn to be a little more patient. it looks like the majority of you have only been waiting about a week or less. if you would just read, then you would have noticed that it states every one taxes is different. some may take longer than others, due to different things that some people qualify to get tax credits for . such as student credits, disability, etc.it clearly stated it could take up to 21 days. lord you will get your money calm down
i just filed my taxes waiting to get approved by the irs hopefully i get the money dd soon
one thing i learned over the past few years.....NEVERRRR depend on ur income tax to pay for something u have planned a week after u file!!! I have screwed myself so many times doing that that now i make sure my stuff is in order so i dont have to depend on this income tax...dont get me wrong i sooo need the money but depending on it to pay for something is not wise trust me!....the IRS is ridiculous....if you call 5 times in one week you will get 5 different answers.....i was accepted the 29th and its still being processed but im not stressin it anymore its pointless....calling the irs is pointless because they wont help you at all unless its past the 21 days thing which is understandable....i just know this year i def am not making the same mistakes i have made in the past 2 years and depending on this money to come 7 days after i filed....i know it sucks sooo bad but its nothing we can do about it....i would love to call them and ask them wtf is up wheres my money but its pointless!!....i hope we all get our money today or by end of week!!
- amand.neat , Mom :)
I was able to do my data retrieval today. I contacted to FAFSA to see if the return had to be processed before this could happen. this is what she told me.
my refund was accepted on the 26th and i have yet to rec a chk.
I filed on January 31st, IRS accepted 2/1/14, Refund was "approved" today and I am scheduled for my direct deposit on 2/10/14.
Last year mine was still showing processing , and then I checked my netspend card and the money was already on there. I checked IRS.gov two days later and then it said approved after I had already gotten the money.
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