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IRS Enhances “Where’s My Refund?:

 The Internal Revenue Service has enhanced its “Where’s My Refund” tool on IRS.gov.  Information for returns for tax years 2021 2022 and 2023.

Updates provided by the IRS include the following:                                                                                                                                                                   *Messages with detailed refund status in plain language.                                                                                                                                                               *Access on mobile devices and with the IRS2Go app.                                                                                                                                                            *Notifications indicating whether additional information is required.

To use “Where’s My Refund”, taxpayers must enter Social Security numbers or Individual Taxpayer Identification numbers, filing status and the exact whole dollar amount of expected refunds from the original tax return for the year they're checking.

Once a return is acknowledged, refund status information is typically available within

24 hours after receipt of a taxpayer's e-filed tax year 2023 return; Three to four days after receipt of an e-filed tax year 2022 or 2021 return; and four weeks after mailing a paper return.

Bob Scott
Bob Scott has provided information to the tax and accounting community since 1991, first as technology editor of Accounting Today, and from 1997 through 2009 as editor of its sister publication, Accounting Technology. He is known throughout the industry for his depth of knowledge and for his high journalistic standards.  Scott has made frequent appearances as a speaker, moderator and panelist and events serving tax and accounting professionals. He  has a strong background in computer journalism as an editor with two former trade publications, Computer+Software News and MIS Week and spent several years with weekly and daily newspapers in Morris County New Jersey prior to that.  A graduate of Indiana University with a degree in journalism, Bob is a native of Madison, Ind
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