Call the IRS Refund Hotline at 800-829-1954 and use the automated system or speak with an IRS employee, or. Go to “Where’s My Refund?” at IRS.gov or use the IRS2Go mobile app and follow the prompts to begin a refund trace.
How do I find out if my tax return was lost?
If you lost your refund check, you should initiate a refund trace:
- Call us at 800-829-1954 (toll-free) and either use the automated system or speak with an agent.
- However, if you filed a married filing jointly return, you can’t initiate a trace using the automated systems.
Why is my 2020 refund taking so long?
What’s Taking So Long? If you don’t receive your refund in 21 days, your tax return might need further review. This may happen if your return was incomplete or incorrect. The IRS may send you instructions through the mail if it needs additional information in order to process your return.
Why is my tax return not showing up?
Reasons you haven’t received your refund can range from simple math errors on your return to identity theft and tax fraud. Or it might simply mean an unusually high processing volume at the IRS.
How do I know if the IRS received my tax return by mail?
If you are expecting a refund you can check the IRS website Where’s My Refund 4 weeks after mailing your return. After 2-3 weeks have passed you may also call the IRS customer service line at 1 800 829 1040 to inquire regarding the status of your return.
What can I do if I lost my stimulus check?
If you received your payment by check and it was lost, stolen or destroyed, you may need to request a payment trace so the IRS can determine if your payment was cashed.
What does still being processed mean 2020?
You filed your tax return for 2020 early and are now waiting for your refund but with the IRS stretched to the limit this year you may need to be patient. … When you check the site you may see a message that reads “Being processed”, which means the IRS must first process your return and then approve your refund.
What if my refund is still processing after 21 days?
If it has been over 21 days since your return was being accepted by the IRS (or 6 weeks if you filed a paper return) and the tax refund status has not changed or WMR has no updated message for delays, you can call the IRS and speak with an agent concerning your tax refund.
What does it mean when the IRS says your tax return has been received and is being processed?
This means the IRS has your tax return and is processing it. Your personalized refund date will be available as soon as the IRS finishes processing your return and confirms that your refund has been approved. Most refunds are issued in less than 21 days.
What does we Cannot provide any information about your refund?
We cannot provide any information about your refund. Be sure to: verify your filing date; check with your tax preparer If you filed a complete and accurate tax return, your refund should be issued within six weeks of the received date.
Where my refund no longer show my status?
“We have gotten many comments and messages regarding the IRS Where’s My Refund Tool having your orange status bar disappearing. This has to do with irs.gov where’s my refund site having too much traffic and lagging. This is causing images not to display and information about your federal tax return to not show up.