Federal Tax Refund Status
Get your Federal Tax Refund Status – from the Official IRS website.
Be sure to have the following information on hand before submitting your inquiry:
- Social Security number
- Filing Status
Enter same status that you submitted on your tax return: single, married filing separate, married filing joint, head of household, or qualifying widow(er)
- Exact Refund Amount (whole dollar number)
You must enter the exact whole dollar amount as submitted on your tax return.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What’s the quickest way to get my tax refund?
The quickest way to have your tax return processed and your tax refund issued is to file electronically. Your wait time will be cut in half – from 6 weeks to 3 weeks.
How soon after filing can I check my refund status?
- If you filed electronically (e-file), please wait 72 hours before checking your refund status.
- If you filed on paper, please allow 3 to 4 weeks before checking on the status of your refund.