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I filed on the 1st of April but have not received my refund yet. What is the time frame for getting the refund?

 
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I filed on the 1st of April but have not received my refund yet. What is the time frame for getting the refund?

 

TurboTax gives you an estimated date for receiving your refund based on a 21 day average from your date of acceptance, but it can take longer.  “21 days”  is not a promise from TurboTax or the IRS. 

 

 

 

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 2023 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://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/2580357-who-provides-the-refund-processing-service

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

 

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

 

 

 

**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.**
DawnC
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I filed on the 1st of April but have not received my refund yet. What is the time frame for getting the refund?

Most refunds are issued with 21 days.   Your refund may be delayed if your return needs corrections or extra review. If they need more information to process your return, they'll send you a letter.   Why your refund might be taking longer

 

Call the IRS about your refund status only if Where's My Refund recommends you contact them.   IRS phone numbers and tax help options

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