Where is my refund?

posted Sep 3, 2012, 4:17 PM by Carolyn Savage   [ updated Dec 21, 2015, 9:36 PM ]
Memphis Tax Lady offers you direct deposit refunds from the IRS usually within 10 business days.  These funds are directly deposited into your banking account.  If you elect to mail your return, expect to wait up to 2-6 weeks. If you are near the April 15th deadline, you may encounter an even longer waiting period.
For the status of your refund, go to IRS.gov and click on "Where’s My Refund? or call the Refund Hotline at (800) 829–1954. The IRS recommends that you wait to check on the status of your refund at least 7 days after you e-file. If you file a paper return, they suggest a 4 to 6 weeks waiting period for processing before checking on the status. 
Note: According to the IRS, refunds are sent out weekly on Fridays... if you check the status of your refund and are not given the date it will be issued, it is suggested that you wait until the following week before checking back.

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