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What days does the IRS usually direct deposit refunds?


    Hi shannonchase6991.

    The days for refunds are not specifically stated. IRS must first receive your tax return, process it and approve your refund. By using Where's My Refund? you can view a personalized date. If you e-file a complete and accurate tax return, your refund should be issued within 21 days of the received date. This time frame does not include mail and IRS handling time for paper returns. A complete and accurate paper tax return refund will usually be issued within six to eight weeks from the date it is received. Even though the IRS issues most refunds in less than 21 days, it’s possible your tax return may require review and take longer.

    For further information: http://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc152.html (please refer to second paragraph) and http://www.irs.gov/Refunds/2013-Tax-Season-Refund-Frequently-Asked-Questions

    Hope this helps.

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