How do you check your MyTax refund status?


Quick Answer

Users can check their tax refund status by visiting the Internal Revenue Service website or by calling the IRS number. Users will need to provide specific information as stated by IRS.gov.

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Full Answer

By law, users are only allowed to check their own tax refund status, as the information is considered confidential.

  1. Visit the Website
  2. When visiting the IRS website, users should click "Refunds" at the top of the home page. This takes users to the "where's my refund" section provided by the IRS. After clicking "refunds" users will be taken to a page that provides information about the service. The "where's my refund" button will then take users to the page where information should be entered.

  3. Enter Information
  4. After accessing the "where's my refund" page, users will need to enter their social security number, the filing status and the amount of their refund. After clicking enter, the refund status will appear.

  5. Call the Number
  6. Users can also call 1-800-829-1954 for free to access refund information according to the US Tax Center. The phone is also located at IRS.com.

  7. Enter Information
  8. After calling, there will be prompts instructing users how to use the service and what information to enter . When e-filing, the IRS instructs users to wait around 72 hours after filing to check the status.

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