Have money coming back to you from the IRS or State? See our FAQ’s below to better understand the refund process, factors that affect the timing of your refund and where to go to check the status of your refund.
Federal law now requires the IRS to hold tax returns that claim the Earned Income Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit until February 15 at the earliest. For the 2019 filing season, IRS has announced it will hold refunds on these returns until February 27.
Both the IRS and state governments provide an electronic acknowledgement to People’s Choice Tax that your tax return has been electronically accepted and is being processed. The IRS and California also offer refund status information on their websites.
The IRS released more than 90% of refunds within 21 days last year. Both IRS and California allow you to check the status of your refund(s) on their websites. To check the status of your refund, you will need the following information:
NO - The IRS does not guarantee a specific refund date. You can check the status of your refund on the IRS website.
Both IRS and state governments may delay or withhold your tax refund for a variety of reasons. The most common reasons for a delayed refund are as follows:
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