2018 IRS Tax Refund Processing Schedule and Direct Deposit Cycle Chart for 2017 Return Filings

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2017 IRS refund-schedule[Update for 2017-18 Tax Filing Season] Below is the latest table showing estimated 20172018 tax season refund payment dates based on past refund cycles and IRS guidelines. It shows the date your refund will be processed and paid based on the week your return is accepted by the IRS. For refund dates specific to your tax filing go to the Where is my Refund (WMR) page or IRS2Go mobile application. Also note that for the upcoming tax season, existing IRS tables and rules are in place. The GOP/Trump tax reform changes will start in 2018 and be valid when filing in 2019.


Note that Jan 29th is when the IRS E-file system will start processing electronic and paper tax returns. Even if you submitted before this date, don’t expect refund processing and payments to take place beforehand.

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EITC and ACTC Related Tax Refund Delays (PATH) Update: As in previous tax seasons a number of tax payers will see refund processing delays. The IRS had already announced that it will have to hold/delay refund payments for people claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) due to additional anti-fraud safeguards/reviews under newly enacted laws (PATH Act). But the IRS is now processing refunds which were originally being held up due to PATH mandates. You should no longer be seeing the PATH message as a blocker to get your refund processed and paid. If held up for other reasons (see below) you will get the applicable message/follow-up action.

The federal IRS refund schedule table below is only for electronically filed returns (e-file) done thorough online tax software providers and assumes your tax return was in order. I.e accepted by the IRS via the WMR tool and status is equal to “Return Received”. Paper filed returns can take considerably longer and would add 1 to 2 weeks to the time frames below. Again, use the the tax refund chart below as a guideline and refer to the IRS WMR tool for specific timeframes related to your return.

Also note that it could take much longer to get your refund if the IRS deems your tax return submission needs further reviews or your identity needs to be verified. This would add two to nine weeks to the date range of your refund delivery date.


For those impacted by tax refund delays (and it will be a lot this year) make sure you also scroll through some of the ~7000 comments below this article from current and prior years for further ideas/support, including some useful tips and tricks to find out your refund status if you are not getting much insight from the IRS WMR tool. So hang in there if you are dealing with extended delays for getting for your federal tax refund. You are not alone.

Tax Return Accepted by IRS After
(WMR status = Return Received)
IRS Refund Accepted BeforeEstimated Refund Date (via Direct Deposit)Estimated Refund Date (via Paper Check)
January 29, 2018February 4, 2018February 16, 2018March 2, 2018
February 5, 2018February 11, 2018February 23, 2018March 9, 2018
February 12, 2018February 18, 2018March 2, 2018March 16, 2018
February 19, 2018February 25, 2018March 9, 2018March 23, 2018
February 26, 2018March 4, 2018March 16, 2018March 30, 2018
March 5, 2018March 11, 2018March 23, 2018April 6, 2018
March 12, 2018March 18, 2018March 30, 2018April 13, 2018
March 19, 2018March 25, 2018April 6, 2018April 20, 2018
March 26, 2018April 1, 2018April 13, 2018April 27, 2018
April 2, 2018April 8, 2018April 20, 2018May 4, 2018
April 9, 2018April 15, 2018April 27, 2018May 11, 2018
April 16, 2018April 22, 2018May 4, 2018May 18, 2018
April 23, 2018April 29, 2018May 11, 2018May 25, 2018
April 30, 2018May 6, 2018May 18, 2018June 1, 2018
May 7, 2018May 13, 2018May 25, 2018June 8, 2018
May 14, 2018May 20, 2018June 1, 2018June 15, 2018
May 21, 2018May 27, 2018June 8, 2018June 22, 2018
May 28, 2018June 3, 2018June 15, 2018June 29, 2018
June 4, 2018June 10, 2018June 22, 2018July 6, 2018
June 11, 2018June 17, 2018June 29, 2018July 13, 2018
June 18, 2018June 24, 2018July 6, 2018July 20, 2018
June 25, 2018July 1, 2018July 13, 2018July 27, 2018
July 2, 2018July 8, 2018July 20, 2018August 3, 2018
July 9, 2018July 15, 2018July 27, 2018August 10, 2018
July 16, 2018July 22, 2018August 3, 2018August 17, 2018
July 23, 2018July 29, 2018August 10, 2018August 24, 2018
July 30, 2018August 5, 2018August 17, 2018August 31, 2018
August 6, 2018August 12, 2018August 24, 2018September 7, 2018
August 13, 2018August 19, 2018August 31, 2018September 14, 2018
August 20, 2018August 26, 2018September 7, 2018September 21, 2018
August 27, 2018September 2, 2018September 14, 2018September 28, 2018
September 3, 2018September 9, 2018September 21, 2018October 5, 2018
September 10, 2018September 16, 2018September 28, 2018October 12, 2018
September 17, 2018September 23, 2018October 5, 2018October 19, 2018
September 24, 2018September 30, 2018October 12, 2018October 26, 2018
October 1, 2018October 7, 2018October 19, 2018November 2, 2018
October 8, 2018October 14, 2018October 26, 2018November 9, 2018
October 15, 2018October 21, 2018November 2, 2018November 16, 2018
October 22, 2018October 28, 2018November 9, 2018November 23, 2018
October 29, 2018November 4, 2018November 16, 2018November 30, 2018
November 5, 2018November 11, 2018November 23, 2018December 7, 2018
November 12, 2018November 18, 2018November 30, 2018December 14, 2018
November 19, 2018November 25, 2018December 7, 2018December 21, 2018
November 26, 2018December 2, 2018December 14, 2018December 28, 2018
December 3, 2018December 9, 2018December 21, 2018January 4, 2019
December 10, 2018December 16, 2018December 28, 2018January 11, 2019
December 17, 2018December 23, 2018January 4, 2019January 18, 2019
December 24, 2018December 30, 2018January 11, 2019January 25, 2019
December 31, 2018January 6, 2019January 18, 2019February 1, 2019
January 7, 2019January 13, 2019January 25, 2019February 8, 2019

For those experiencing ongoing issues or delays with their refunds check out this article on “Why is it taking so long to get my refund.” The IRS has said that  phone and walk-in representatives can research the status of your refund only if it’s been 21 days or more since you filed electronically, more than 6 weeks since you mailed your paper return or if the IRS tool Where’s My Refund? directs you to contact them. The WMR tool will also provide an actual refund date as soon as the IRS processes your tax return and approves your refund. If your refund is taking much longer than the above schedule, and assuming your return was accepted by the IRS, please leave a comment below for the benefit of other readers. I can try digging into the reasons if a few people are seeing delays.

Help! My WMR status bar has disappeared – Does this mean by return is still being processed and/or will my refund be delayed?

As many folks have commented, the WMR tracker status bar may disappear or not be shown if your return falls under IRS review after it is received (Status Bar 1: Return Received) because additional information is needed for your return. This can happen even if you previously checked WMR and it showed the status as “Return Received.”  An explanation or instructions will be provided depending on the situation (eg PATH message or see Tax Topic 152 as discussed below)

But don’t panic when this happens. The IRS still has your return but things are essentially on hold until the IRS gets the additional information from you to continue processing your return . You will either get directions on WMR or IRS2Go or the IRS will contact you by mail. Follow the provided instructions and return any additional information ASAP to get your potential refund and reduce any further delays. Talk to your accountant, tax advocate or tax professional if you are not clear on what the IRS is asking for or you don’t get an update after 21 days.

WMR Path, Tax Topic 152 and 151 message 

Two of the most common refund related messages showing up on the WMR tool after your tax return is submitted are the PATH message and to Refer to Tax Topic 152. The PATH message relates to the The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act (PATH Act of 2015) and is to notify you that the IRS is required to hold refunds claiming the EITC/ACTC until Feb. 15 as described above due to further identity verification.

When you see the “Refer to Tax Topic 152” message it means your refund is being processed and the IRS is directing you its generic refund page for more information. There is not much you can do but wait to see if the IRS finds any issues or requires further verification of your identity or items in your tax return. See the various reader comments below on timing and their experience after getting this and other WMR messages.

A Tax Topic 151 message simply means that you’re getting a tax offset which may result in your refund being less than you expected. The reason for this is that the federal government has “offset” or deducted monies from your tax refund to cover debts you owe other federal agencies. You will get an official IRS letter/report explaining the actual offset and adjustments to your tax return, and details on how to appeal this action – but likely it will delay you getting your refund. While not great news, the silver lining here is that the IRS has processed your return and your adjusted refund (where applicable) should be on its way.

If I can order my IRS tax transcript does it mean I am getting my refund soon?

This question comes up a lot and I have seen a few comments on this suggesting that that if you can order your transcript then your refund is on the way. But this is not a factual statement. Yes there is a correlation because to get a transcript the IRS generally has to have processed your tax return (and refund where applicable). But the IRS is very clear that being able to request a transcript does not mean you will imminently be getting a refund and is among the common myths and misconceptions repeated in social media. The IRS’ official line is that checking the WMR tool is the best and official way to check your refund status.

However I have read a number of comments here and on other tax sites saying that when the WMR site provides limited information on the refund, requesting a free IRS transcript seems to be another way of checking the status of the refund. Generally if you can request a transcript, it means the refund is on the way and the IRS has completed processing of your tax return. But this is all anecdotal evidence.

A note about IRS system issues and refund delays

It appears that the IRS is again having issues with processing returns in a timely manner and so a number of people are seeing delays in getting their refunds or updates in the status of their refund on the WMR tool/app. The IRS has said that all system issues have now been resolved but given the various legacy systems they have and volume of processing I would not be surprised to see system problems arise again this year, which mean delays in processing and paying refunds.

See here for average refund amounts in past tax seasons and refund processing times by state

Amended Tax Return Refund Schedule

While the IRS promises to have regular return refunds processed within 21 days for nine out of ten tax payers, it does take quite a bit longer to receive a refund if you amended your tax return. Generally you will have to wait 8 to 12 weeks more for the IRS to process amended returns since they prioritize regular returns. Also note that the standard”Where’s my refund” service from the IRS does not track amended tax return status’. You need to instead use the IRS tool, Where’s My Amended Return.” You can also access the tool via phone by calling 1-866-464-2050.  Only call the IRS to follow up on delayed amended return refunds after 12 weeks. The number to call is 1-800-829-1040.

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Guanica February 19

Hello,
Just wanted to give a brief update as I too were playing the waiting game. Processed return 2/2/18 accepted the same day. Kept receiving the “still processing message”. Checked WMR around 5am 2/17/18 and status changed to “Approved”. There was a huge update on the 17th many will see there refunds this week.

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PAULA LORD February 18

I did mines on the 31 got excepted on the 1 of Feb and that shit been like that since smfh why ??

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Michael H February 20

Paula wait patiently babe you will get it

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Deanna February 18

WNT says my refund will be sent to my bank BY 2/22….so does that mean there’s a chance I could get it before the 22nd?

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Deanna February 18

Sorry, WMR not WNT

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Holly February 18

Hey so everyone who filed the same time I did already has their refund. So frustrating! I got divorced last May and moved across the country. Would a filing status change and move affect my processing time? I filed and was accepted on February 7. Still just one bar and topic 152. I can’t get my transcript because it just says my information doesn’t match. What the heck??? Any insight?

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Kathleen February 18

Received a letter from the irs I need to verify my identity I feel like this is crazy they do this to me every year. Is it because my refunds over $10000.00? Now it can take another 9 weeks to receive it. I’m so frustrated!!!

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K February 18

Kathleen what kind of message did you see on wmr? a tax topic 151? take notice? if you could copy and paste it here so i can see if it is similar to mine it would be greatly appreciated. were you the only one who needed to verify your identity? how did you even do such a thing?

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Marissa C February 18

if it says est. day to be deposited is feb 19, and that’s presidents day, will it still be deposited?

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Brenda February 18

Filled on 1-28 got accepted on 1-29.. On 2-16 showed bars with been approved today shows refund will be deposited on 2-22

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lisa February 18

Mine is the same accepted 1/29 showed on the 2/16 that refund due 2/22

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MARCUS February 17

Hello everyone I filed with Jackson Hewitt Jan 20th.. I do have ctc and EIC.. my transcript said I’d receive my refund Feb 22nd I got mine today

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Kim U February 17

Yes finally WMR updated !! Should be hitting my bank the 22nd..fingers crossed…no more PATH message

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Marie February 17

Got my refund yesterday 02/16/2018 but the it’s website still was showing accepted

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Amy February 17

As of today 2-17, wmr says refund approved and will be sent to my bank on 2-22!! The PATH message went away yesterday! It seems to be working like last year.

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Isaiah Europe February 17

WMR just updated I got mine refund date for next week

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Lashay02 February 17

I filled on the 27 it got accepted on the 29 but my still says still being processed refund date will be be provided when available still has 152 tax Topic on mine

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Tee February 17

WMR is updated!!! Mines says it will sent by next week, the bars are back. Just an update for anyone that had the Path message.

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Donna February 17

Thanks!!! Just check mine and it HAS been updated!

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Michael Higginbotham February 17

Any updates?

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Marian Amos February 16

I filled mine on the 13th and accepted on the 22nd. I have no bars just says processing. It’s been 3 weeks. How long do we have yo wait. And I got a letter from the state tax department saying I need to verify the amount I’m getting back. This is a joke.

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Nicole February 17

Did you get EITC or ACTC? If so, that’s why it’s been that long. Otherwise, could be something else that they found.

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Mimi February 16

My status haven’t updated yet still says being processed but when i go to my MCUonline banking it shows the irs refund pending but it hasn’t release the funds yet i guess due to the holiday do anyone else see their finds in their account ?

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Amber N Walck February 16

I filed on Feb 3 2018 the wmr tool just says recieved the only code that comes up is 152 why hasnt anything changed. Am i ever going to get an answer

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Amy Jennings February 16

Update, as of today 2-16, the PATH message is gone and says processing!! Hope it goes like 2017 time frame when I got the deposit on 2-22 or 2-23 in my bank account! Glad to see the PATH message gone though :)

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Tee February 16

Anyone have any updated yet?? Bars are gone and it just says processing… So annoyed

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Jennifer Sandoval February 17

Mines were gone as well with the tax topic 152 on WMR .the app or website isn’t working properly keep checking you’re bank account don’t go based on that I filed on Jan 19 ,2018 and got accepted the same day since I have child tax credits I keep getting the 152 tax act message so I waited till Feb 15 to check . wmr said they were processing my return on feb 15 this morning feb 16 I saw my phone and my return was deposited into my account no offset and everything was good so everyone please check you’re bank. The wmr is giving me Feb 22 for deposit date or check Feb 27 if it’s not in my account other than that it’s saying refund approved so whoever got the 152 tax act is all good nothing to worry about. Anyone who filed early with child credit should of got there money today as well

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Sheila February 16

Mine updated from PATH message to saying it is being processed with no status bars

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K February 16

Path messaged has dissapeared, now it says it has been recieved and proccessing. I filed and got accepted on the 18 of Jan.

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Raul February 16

I filed my taxes on Wednesday 01/31/2018 and they were accepted the same day.
Today is Friday 02/16/2018 and status on IRS website is still under “accepted”, no approval and obviously no refund yet.

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Kathleen February 16

Mine just says it processing, no path message nothing. I filed Jan 18 accepted Jan 22. Had the bars for a week with path message then everything disappeared and hasn’t returned. We are past Feb 15th hopefully progress will start happening.

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Billie February 16

Mine says the same thing.

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Bee February 16

I had the exact same thing happen to me. Check your transcript, mine says deposit date 2/22/18. Hopefully that means funds will be in my account. Happy Tax Season :)

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Desirae February 16

Mine says the same thing as urs Kathleen. I filed mine Jan 27th and it was accepted Jan 29th. Something should be happening soon..I hope!!! I wonder what days of the week do they send out returns or direct deposit them?

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Andrea February 16

Kathleen, I do not see the PATH message anymore or the WMR tool bar. It is now telling me my taxes are being processed but does not give me a date on the IRS app, Turbo Tax says by the 20th?? I’m hoping soon!!

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Kim U February 16

Same here no more PATH message just PROCESSING..hopefilly the refund hits the bank tomorrow or Tuesday since Monday is a bank holiday..almost at the finishing line..fingers crossed

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Iyshiah February 16

Path message disappeared.. Now it’s saying my refund is being processed. Withow no other further. Codes

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Rosemary February 16

Mine says on the wmr that it has been recieved and is being processed with no codes on the page. So I don’t know but they really need to get in s hurry. We the people need our funds.

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Natalie February 15

I pulled my free IRS tax return account transcript and it says: Processing Date 02/19/2018

Hope this means into bank that date. Doubt it as it’s a Holiday and Banks are closed

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mary February 16

maybe you will get it on Saturday !

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Alundria Blackshear February 15

why is the path message still up

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Deanna February 15

Has anyone had any updates as of today February 15?

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Natalie February 15

I pulled my IRS Account Transcript and it says Processing Date 2/19/2018
Dount I will get it then as it is a Federal/Bank Holiday.

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Mary February 15

no up date for me I filed 1/22 and accepted 1/23 I been stuck on the path message If this schedule is right I should have my money tomorrow that’s a big if.

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Tia February 15

No. The same but I hear that the 17th is day of reckoning. If we get lucky maybe 16th.

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Andrea February 15

So, WMR just shows tax act standard verbage…wait ’til the end of February blah blah blah. I filed on 01/25 and was accepted. I was able to get my transcripts though, says processed on 02/19 but today is 02/15. Anyone ever had that happen? If so, when did you get your refund?

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JLB91 February 15

I filed my federal taxes 1/31 and they were accepted the same day. It is 2/15 and they are still being processed with just the first bar shaded in on the WMR page. Mine were fairly simple: filed single, no EIC or Child Tax Credit. I have an education credit, but that hasn’t caused any issues/delays in the past. Anyone else experiencing this?

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DeAndre February 16

I am having the same issue with my taxes. They are still processing and I filed on 02/02/2018

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dertfop February 17

ANy updates

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Jo Anna February 15

IRS accepted my return on 1/23. Still says Path 152 as I am expecting EITC. Any changes for anybody?

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Christina February 14

I filed on January 29, 2017 return receive for a week I guess. I check yesterday and all status bars are gone, and talks about the Path and 152 topic. Has anyone had this issue, never did the year before..

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Mary February 14

I filed 1/22 accepted 1/23 I’m still on the Path message I hope I get a update this week.

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Sharon February 14

Fuck the irs they bitch ass will take your money in a heart beat if u owe anyone but takes fucking centuries to send your muthafukn refund check out that fuckn belongs to you stupid backwards assholes

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Marizta February 16

Yes

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Michael H February 13

Have any1 else who filed or text with the earned income credit get their refund yet or state check yet

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Michael H February 12

The wmr says info not ava please try back its been saying that for about a week and did any1 get there state refund back yet

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Deanna February 13

Yes I have received mine in md

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Vintak February 13

Same boat here.
Filed on Feb 01 2018 and WMR no information available.

Very stressful.

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C. Johnson February 15

Yes, I received mine back in Maryland

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Bradferd shepherd February 12

I done our taxes on January 29th,2018 they was excepted on the same day it shows on the website where’s my refund on first bar saying they have received my tax refund and it’s been progress and my sister in-law done her’s four days before I did and hers is on second bar that says her refund is approved why anit mine changed any does anyone know why should I be worrying she has child tax credit to just like me I’m worrying cause I could use my refund I’m about to be kicked out of my home cause I’m behind almost a month on my rent payment so if anyone is going through the same please let me know something thanks alot

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Amy February 12

I filed my federal on 1-22-18, it was received and approved by the IRS on 1-22, then I get an email from the company I used for e-file, about the PATH, and IRS won’t issue refunds until mid February, and won’t appear in my bank account until 2-27. It was the same thing last year, the refund was approved on 2-18 and deposited into my bank on 2-22 or 2-23. So, I am expecting about the same this year. I would like to know if anyone has gotten their refund with the EIC and or additional tax credits? I am fairly sure that at the end of this week, or Monday 2-19 at the latest, I will see the bar on IRS wmr, it’s just frustrating having to wait so much longer. I am really hoping it’s just like last year though and not the very end of February like the IRS is saying.

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TIA February 12

Still the same waiting game. Path Message Tax Topic 152.

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Me February 12

Hi there, my refund was accepted 1/30, I claimed child tax credit, no new updates on WMR other than the PATH ACT and 152. My friend filed a week after me, she claimed the child tax credit and got an update that her refund will deposit 2/16.

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Marian Amos February 11

Mine were accepted on the 22nd of January and I’m still getting the same thing message 152. Using even know what’s going on with them.

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Aaron February 12

Hello, Mine was accepted 1/30 and mine went to no bars just message on 2/10. I visited turbotax forum and all theirs have done the same thing. It’s nothing to worry about. It’s happening to everyone right now.

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Deanna February 11

Hi, If you can order your transcripts does that mean your taxes are approved? I know the irs won’t tell us anything til later this week. But I was just wondering since I was able to order my transcripts was that a good sign?

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Megan February 12

Read the article. Your question is actually answered in it.

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Shantina Bri February 9

Hi everyone I filed my taxes Jan 17 2018 fed was accepted Jan 19th state accepted Jan 30 I’m one of the tax returns that has eic and child tax credit so I know my fed will be held until end of Feb up until Feb 7th my state said processing Feb 8th I checked and it said it may require further review it’s after 12 am now Feb 9th still reading may require further review I got my taxes prepared at h&r block and only had 1 w2 I’ve been reading other blogs about state taxes now being delayed until you get your federal if your federal has code 152 I also heard it was a NYS thing I have no idea I’ve never seen this msg before if anyone else is having this problem or has any insight I’d like to hear.

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Michael H February 8

Any good news anybody please let me know

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Kitkat.kk2015 February 7

I have no gripe on my return so far , Im just sharing what has happened this tax filing year to my family due to ,i think , being a very rare situation and i have never ever heard or read online anything like what has happened this year to my family and I .
My family filed a total of 4 tax returns this year and all 4 were filed around a week before jan.29th 2018 , all 4 were filed on the same day back to back pretty much, and all but 1 was accepted on the 29th of Jan. 2018 (opening tax day)and the 1 that was not accepted on the 29th , it was accepted on the 17th of jan.2018 and DD into his account and all monies from his return was avail for withdraw the morning of the 29th of Jan. 2018…. And this (“UNHEARD of early DD” )thing that happened to my kid ,it exactly happened to a neighbor of ours as well.
SO… the other 3 returns in my family that weren’t so fortunate , we all are still waiting and all 3 of us still at the 1st bar of the 3 on the wmr site . None of our refunds has moved up or down from the 1st bar (received) yet and I did check wmr the morning of the 29th on all 4 of my familys returns AFTER finding out about the one being DD and that one that was DD on the 29th , the wmr status bar was highlighted on through all 3 steps stating they were completed just as it really was .
Now, like most of you say it’s all just a waiting game for your funds…… well , u all have told no lies , because waiting is basicly all I have read and experienced when expecting a tax refund . The only time irs has not made me wait is when they taken or demanded my money for what ever reasons ,and there’s been a few (weird to me) reasons , in the last 8-10 yrs . Well , good luck to u all ! I hope it can but I can’t see my story really helping anyone out on refund issues which im sorry , but just thought I share it because it’s different than what i have came across online…

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Michael H February 7

Now my wmr says can not provide info at the time please check if everything was entered correctly and to check back onces a day does any1 else have that same issue

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Belle February 6

Hi, I got the message saying that my refund is still being processed, I filed on 1/24 accepted 1/25 and updated to that message Saturday morning, but no codes are there I have credits, 2 dependants

Same thing happened last year, and my refund was deposited on the 23rd

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fjb February 6

Anybody else that is subject to the PATH Act have your bars taken away and given the following message:

According to the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act, the IRS cannot issue refunds before mid-February for tax returns that claim the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit. This applies to the entire refund, even the portion not associated with these credits.
Check Where’s My Refund in mid- to late February for your personalized refund status. It’s updated once a day and remains the best way to check the status of your refund.

Please read the following information related to your tax situation:
Tax Topic 152, Refund Information
Please Note:
For refund information, please continue to check here, or use our free mobile app, IRS2Go. Updates to refund status are made no more than once a day.

Thought I’d check.
Thanks in advance.

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Michael H February 6

I never had bars but mine says the same thing people i know have already gotting there refund even with the earned income credit

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Deanna February 6

Are they actually getting their refund from the irs or an advance from like jackson hewitt or h&r block? Just wondering cause I’ve heard a few people say they are getting refunds already .

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Michael H February 6

Yes. Deanna they are getting there full refund

Perry Ross February 9

No they are not. Anyone who claims to have ACTC or EIC and says they got their return before Feb 15th are lying. The LAW (you know things passed by Congress that the IRS will follow) states the IRS CANNOT give ANY refunds that have those credits.

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whitney February 13

No several people with kids have gotten there return not an advance

Sara Riley February 15

Hello, I seen it on.my local news station That the IRS does process very few tax returns for people without the child tax/EIC before they really even start accepting them just to make sure that the system is working and has no big glitches in it before the season starts but they usually use a few that tax professional have sent them early like h&r block so that when they start accepting them everything is ok

Kelsey February 8

YES! This is the message I get when I check “Where is my refund”

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Marian Amos February 11

Why are some people getting them and others have to wait? I wonder?

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Lameisha M Lipsey February 10

hi I got the same thing I had a bar yesterday now it’s gone was accepted on feb

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Virginia A Klink February 12

I check mine and it says the same thing we been waiting cause I need a car last year I had mine by now what is taking them so long

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Michael H February 5

Yes hi every1. people i know are getting there refund and claimed the earned income so does anybody know whats going on

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Herb Ahia February 5

I am a single filer whose federal & state returns were accepted on Jan. 29th, 2018. I will update as it progresses. (Louisianaresident1971)

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th February 5

Taxpayers who claim the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit may experience a refund hold. According to the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act, the IRS cannot issue these refunds before mid-February. The IRS expects the earliest EITC/ACTC related refunds to be available in taxpayer bank accounts or debit cards starting February 27, 2018, if these taxpayers chose direct deposit and there are no other issues with their tax return.

Where’s My Refund? ‎on IRS.gov and the IRS2Go mobile app will be updated February 17 for the vast majority of early filers who claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit. These taxpayers will not see a refund date on Where’s My Refund? or through their software packages until then. The IRS, tax preparers and tax software will not have additional information on refund dates, so Where’s My Refund? remains the best way to check the status of a refund. Where’s My Refund? is only updated once daily, usually overnight, so checking it more often will not produce new or different results.

Why is my refund being held?

If you claim the EITC or ACTC on your tax return, the IRS cannot issue your refund before mid-February. The law requires the IRS to hold the entire refund — even the portion not associated with the EITC or ACTC. Like previous years, some tax refunds may be held if there are questions about the tax return or the IRS needs more information.

When will I get my refund?

The IRS expects the earliest EITC/ACTC related refunds to be available in taxpayer bank accounts or debit cards starting February 27, 2018, if these taxpayers chose direct deposit and there are no other issues with their tax return.

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jessica February 5

Above you said “But the IRS is now processing refunds which were originally being held up due to PATH mandates. You should no longer be seeing the PATH message as a blocker to get your refund processed and paid.”

Where are you getting this info? If legitimate, please share with igotmyrefund.com

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Deanna February 5

Are state and federal taxes held til the 15th, or is it just federal?

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kay February 14

I believe just federal. I received my state return on 2/13.

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Nick February 5

Filed and Accepted 1/27/18. Getting topic 152 on my wmr. Hqve EIC .Can anyone give me an idea when to expect?

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Jenny J February 3

Filed 1-21w TurboTax IRS accepted & message 152 1-29 now 2-2 no bars and return still being processed a refund date will be provided when available. I can’t remember if this happens every year or not… I’ve had the same job for years & dependants.. best guess is the “path act ? Is this happening to anybody else?

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Kathy February 5

I have the same message and I was accepted on Jan 23

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Anastasia February 6

I have this too.

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samantha February 9

i have had this message for a week or so now just says your refund is still being processed will get date when available i dont understand the hold up

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Courtney G February 2

Refund Accepted on January 29th…
Will update as things continue…

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ADRIA February 2

Anyone from Maryland? I checked the refund status yesterday and it said received and being processed, today it says has not been processed please note that acknowledging receipt of your return takes place when your return has processed and it appears in our computer system… I am so confused. Either they have it or not

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Jackeline February 5

hey, im from MD, mine said the same thing and then went back to accepted and processing. did you ever find out what that was about? thought i was the only one lol

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K Llum February 2

My friend already got his refund deposited! I think it was Wednesday. I believe his was accepted on 22nd. Single filer..

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Michael H February 2

Still the wmr does not show me any bars should i be worried even though i was approved and accepted on jan 22nd

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Marian Amos February 11

Mine also. The same thing.

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Andrew January 31

My statis says my Refund will be Direct deposited January 31st but it seems now 11:15pm and still hasn’t been sent to my bank. Can it go past the date?

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AK January 31

Taxes were sent on the 29 and still have not been approved by the IRS,I did them through turbotax.Could something be wrong?

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JRA February 7

Hello
I did mine on 02/01/2018 and when I log in to WMR no information yet.
They should review returns(If this is the case) for fraudulent people not working people.

Hope everything turns out good for everybody!!!

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Deanna January 31

How long does it take for it’s to accept your takes? Should it be more than 24hrs?

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Deanna January 31

I’m sorry, for the IRS to accept taxes?

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Michael H January 31

So if the wmr dont show me bars thats does that mean im good

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Aaron January 31

It means it has no updated in their system yet. I was accepted with in minutes of submission two days ago and it has no shown me any bars. It actually can’t find my information. Don’t worry, the IRS is expecting ALOT of traffic this year due to early filers. Wait another 24-48 hours and you should see something.

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Michael H January 31

Even if I filed on January 16th and I was accepted and approved on January 22nd

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Bre January 31

The early filers were in the test run and some were able to go through.

Kasha Pittenger January 30

Tax topic 151 means you’re under review. The reference number will indicate the reason. I.e, 1242 is EIC review.

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travis February 6

wrong. 151 is an offset

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Rick T February 6

Where did you find this reference #? It only links the tax topic 151 informational page and the status bar changed to Take Action see below for more information. It says not to call until you receive the notice but has anyone had success calling before receiving the notice and getting info on exactly what they are looking for?

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bre January 30

I was able to request my transcript – by mail though. and it will take 5-7 business days.

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Kathleen January 30

I was accepted on the 23rd saw the bars and 152 message. Now I have no bars and no 152 message. It just says it’s processing.

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Aaron January 31

WMR does that, a lot, through out the hole tax period. It could be updating on the WMR or just way to much traffic. If you have Earned income and or Child Credits then it will just give you the path act 152 message and one bar. IRS does not start processing till the 29th but as always they are doing a small batch for system testing. That in no way will get you your refund faster though. Also the IRS is expecting more early filers this year then all the other years which means more traffic through their system. Be patient, they are not perfect but they do try to get everyone’s refund in a timely manor. Give it another 36 hours to reflect on WMR. It updates every day at night just once so no need to check more than once a day.

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Bre January 31

Right the man on the phone just told me the exact same thing.

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fjb January 30

I know two people with no EIC or child credit that received their returns yesterday.
Hopefully the government doesnt shut down again and delay those of us that have to wait.

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Michael H January 30

Does anyone know why the wmr says status is unaavailble i was approved and accepted on jan22nd i filled on jan 16th

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junkymagi January 30

How often is the WMR site updated and what time of day/night?
Filed online Jan 25 and accepted that day, refund possible Feb 2nd or 9th?

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Richard Oats February 5

The computer systems generally update between 2- 6 AM Est. You can also be on a weekly or daily update, check daily and look into calling after 21 days if no letters. We have to remember the computers are processing millions of tax returns, lets both cross our fingers and hope we get DDD this upcoming week. :-)

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Chell January 29

I’m using the HNR BLOCK EMERALD CARD. I any body have any experience with this card?

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Danielle February 8

Hi chell. I used this card for a couple years. Whats your question?

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Michael H January 29

Ive been aproved and. Accepted on the 22nd the wmr says status unavailable why is that

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Bre January 29

1.22 accepted no child no eic this year.

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Aaron R Sinquefield January 27

If you can order your tax return transcript then that means you are all done processing and should be updated on the 16th through the WMR and refunded no later then 14 days after the 16th. No there is no date on your tax transcript or the ”cycle code”that will show your refund date. Its a code for the cycle batch it went through.
If you look at your pay stubs, they also have a cycle code on them tha refects the batch it got processed through. It just means you are done processing and there is nothing to worry about just wait a week after the 16h to get your refund.
They normaly make deposits on Wednsdays and Fridays. Dont be alarmed if it does not update to a delivery date after the 16th. The WMR sees alot of traffic around that time and it lags behind updating.

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Aaron January 27

Few things for the few that don’t know the whole Path Act mess. Yes there will be no information about when your refund will come untill after the 15th. last year it updated for me the morning of the 16th not the morning of the 15th for me and alot of others just an fyi so this year will be the same. Also my refund came the Wednsday after that.
Also the IRS updates the wheres my refund once a day but for us Path Act it wont till the 16th. Just check to make sure the IRS has not added any codes telling you to contact them. Dont freak out if bars go away either. WMR gets alot of traffic and goes down constantly.
The WMR mobile app lags up updates compared to the desktop version so if you can always use your computer to check. Mobile WMR is on a different server with alot more traffic then then Computer one.
Also Yes they are processing your return when it gets accepted, again, it wont be updated to a delivery date untill after the 15th. If there is anything wrong remember the IRS will send you a letter in the mail and put a code on the wheres my refund page when you type in your information.
If you have a straight forward return with say just the standard W2/HSA with your dependents then it should process through the system pretty fast and there should be nothing to worry about.
If you filed this year on the start date of the 29th through the 1st that will be the first batch of refunds to go out and that will be a week after the 16th and if you have a normal bank there should not be a hold on it.
The IRS says the week of the 27th but they are counting bank delays if your bank puts a hold on it. Mine did not and alot of them wont since it’s an ACH from the irs. It acts just like a pay check. If you have a money spend card or that horried emerald card through a tax preper such as jackson hewitt or HR block then it could take extra days to hit. It happens alot because those tax prepers have to filter it through their bank first then to you. Never use them, they suck. Efile through turbotax or taxact is so much easier and free.
Break Down. They process your return after it gets accepted. If you have child credit tax and earned income it will be held untill the 15 and updated on the 16th even if they are done processing a week after you filed.
Always use WMR on your computer, the mobile app does not get updated as much or as fast.

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Victoria February 5

My sister in law got the Child Tax Credit, not the EIC and filed on Jan.22 and was accepted Jan.22. She checked WMR Feb.3rd and it Says she will have her refund deposited into her bank account Feb.7th! How is that!? i thought by law the IRS had to hold refunds until Feb.15th!?

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Tae February 12

Thank you for this. You answered the questions I wanted to know…..flat out.

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Robert February 19

My date says by the 26th can i recive it befor this date

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Jay January 27

filed jan.16th 2018-had to leave for work. came bacc signed off 1/26 it’s received them @1:18pm on the 26th of 2018. I HAVE CHILD EARNED CREDITread postings I should not expect anything till 2/27

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Tasha January 26

My return was accepted the 22nd. I don’t see this date on here

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fjb January 26

Mine 2017 has been accepted.
Won’t get dispersed until the 27th of February because of the Child Tax Credit.
Last year it was the 22nd I believe.

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Aaron January 27

Same here although the IRS is not starting to process anything untill the 29th. Anywho, Last year my refund hit my bank on the 22nd. My taxes were straight It’s a week later because last year processing starting a week earlier.

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Crystal Catalan February 6

We got ours right on the 15th last year.

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Aaron R Sinquefield January 27

Mine hit 22nd at my bank last year as well. It might be the same this year. They are saying the 27th incase there is a delay with the banks accepting them. They said the same thing last year and they just say that cause it’s better to over estimate then under estimate and piss alot of people off lol. I think as long as people have a straight forward return, just a w2 and normal other forms then they ussualy process with in a week or two. Few years ago before the Path act they processed mine with in a week with the same credits and forms.

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Annie January 26

I filed as soon as I got my W-2, no EITC this year so no delay for me this time, thank goodness.

But, I’m glad I checked here before I started obsessively checking WMR to see if it’d been accepted yet, or I’d be panicking like I did last year about how long it was taking.

Only a few more days, folks! Hope everyone gets their coming money in a timely manner!

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Aaron January 27

I remember you from last year although I didn’t comment much but I still have the Path Act delay but that’s ok. I went smooth for me last year with no hiccups. Honestly it’s about the same amount of time as with no delay, maybe an extra wee.

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Bre January 25

Anybody find the other article with the comments?

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Kathy January 24

I submitted my return 1/22/18 and received an email 01/23/2018 that the irs already accepted it

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bre January 29

same here. with the 152 topic

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fjbar75 January 18

It’s that time again!!!
Received an e-mail from TaxAct late yesterday evening saying my return has been accepted by the IRS.
But since I get the child tax credit I know I won’t receive it until the last few weeks of February like last year.
Good luck to everyone. I hope everyone’s return process goes smoothly.

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Amber January 17

Where is the new chat site to were we can start talking to people like we did last year

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Tonda January 24

Yes Amber, I was looking for the same thing lol. It was a nice experience last year

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Aaron R Sinquefield January 28

You can google search for last years article for the ”2017 IRS Tax refund schedule” and put savings to invest with it and it should pull up last years page. I was here last year and it was quite informational and fun.

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Amber January 15

Hello eveeybody its 2018 cant wait to start talking to you guys again and go thru the process and Journey with are taxes this year

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scott October 24

My return was submitted May 25th. We are now approaching 5 months. Wheres my refund site always says “still being processed”. How do I escalate or reach a live person?
Many Thanks,
Scott

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eliana September 16

accepted sep 6 and say 15 dd my refund and I’m thinking how is that if statues bar still at step#1 and its 15 today I don’t think I’m getting my dd refund today I give u especially after seen all these comments / ???? what y’all think ???? is going on ???

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Stephanie September 15

So I’ve filed my taxes a week after we were able to. It’s 09/14/17 and all I keep getting in the mail is them pushing my review date further. I was supposedly “randomly” picked to audit my taxes. I have always filed the same time, same kid, same information. When I called about it I was told “there systems were messed up a few months ago and they are catching up” I honestly don’t believe that any longer. I need to know the real answer to why are they taking this long. Also does anyone know if it’s true the longer they hold your taxes they start adding a small percentage of interest.

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Kyle Caine Washington Sr. September 1

I filed my taxes late and it’s September 1 still ain’t receive it yet

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eliana September 16

when did it get accepted ??? mine got accepted sep 6th @ 6pm says refund between 7-27 dd my refund wonder if its true today is 15 already irs states bar still #1 step

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Christie August 25

I filed in January, its 8/25/2017 and it’s still says,”processing” on the IRS website. 7 months?!?

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maily February 18

same i filled in june 2017 and still says ( processing)

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Sonia August 8

I filed in January as every year, it is august 8 and nothing has happen.
I think this is going overboard.
people rely on their refund to be ok through out the year. it is so unfair .
and then we cant do anything, I called and the lady said that they are under staffed.

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Ryan August 3

I also submitted in February. It was initially accepted the next day. April 12th I got a letter saying they “needed more information” with a list of a few items. I sent all items in the mail the very next day. “Where’s My Refund” continued to state “still processing” the ENTIRE time during this period. On July 10th I called and waited for forever and got to talk to someone who said they didn’t process my info I mailed in April until June 1 but said it should be 6 to 8 weeks from June 1. It is not AUGUST 3rd. Still no refund. Still says “processing”. Good grief.

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carole sparlin August 3

this really stinks i filed my taxes in Febuary and its now August 2017i wake up ervery morning and go to work till 7pm and work hard for my money so where is my refund will someone plz tell me where it is. every one i know has already got theirs and spent it.

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Candice Arvella Leach July 19

It’s July 19th and my return was accepted February 27th and still nothing besides its still processing. It would be nice to know what’s going on already.

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Lee July 16

My tax refund was ACCEPTED on January 26, 2017. It is now July 16, 2017 and the WMR website still says “Your tax return is still being processed.” Any ideas?

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maranda July 13

Mines finally says refund sent and I filed Feb 22,2017

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Sara July 11

My tax refund was ACCEPTED on January 26, 2017. It is now July 11, 2017 and the WMR website still says “Your tax return is still being processed.”
HELP!!!

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Talya July 10

Filed on 4/11 and it’s now 7/10, 13 weeks in and still processing… what is going on?

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Kat July 10

We filed in February…..after 8 weeks of being told it was processing, the IRS finally said they never received 2012 and 2014 taxes. Weird, how did we get returns for 2013 and 2015 if we hadn’t filed the other two. So we got printouts of our previously filed 2012 and 2014 taxes and mailed that in. Kept calling being told they were working on it. To finally find out a few weeks later that they “never received our paper work”. We had to get tax advocate involved. He promised x amount of money asap to pay bills once we sent him shut off notices. Well, three weeks later we are still waiting to receive ANY of our refund. We have not got a dime back and no one can give us a true reason to why. I can say being a stay at home mother and my husband providing for a family of 5, this is not fun in the least.

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Leo July 8

It’s July 7 and I have not receive my refund. Do they have a time frame when they have to send us our money?

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Rickson July 7

I filed electronic with Turbo Tax on March 18th, it is July 7th, IRS site says “still processing” ….

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Melissa July 3

I filed my taxes June 8Th . I haven’t received no status update on no processing just yet, no transcript and of course no refund status. I agree with other people when i say it’s ridiculous and frustrating.

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Jessica Baum June 24

I submitted our state and federal tax returns April 14th. We received our state refund about 3 weeks later. Our federal return was accepted that same day (Turbo Tax efiled), but today’s status shows it was received and it is still processing. Today is 6/24/17. We opted for paper check due to knowing we were about to switch banks.
No amendments. No odd filings/credits. Very straight forward…standard deduction2 with 2 kids and no child care expenses. Lived in this state for 3 filing periods already. WHAT is going on?! Chart above says check should have been cut May 4th…almost 2 months ago.

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derrick July 1

i filled same day still waiting. it says my refund is still being processed. i didnt receive any letters or notices. this is really stress full. my birthday is in 8 day i filled months ago i planned on using my tax money. smh

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The Blues June 22

I electronically filed my taxes April 7 it is now June 22 same job for 4 years, my tax preparer put my old address from 3 years ago by mistake and I over looked it as well, Once we realized it I sent in an address change and still no refund. This is the first time my refund have taken this long, what is the hold up its my money!!! Research what? its 2017 you can get that done in 1 hour of the IRS day

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Billie Richards June 20

Filed my taxes in February got the tax code 151 and 1242 send in everything the IRS asked for twice its now june 20th 2017 and still have not received any further letters from the IRS and WMR hasn’t changed…so 4 months later still waiting..Am I EVER going to see my refund this is rediculuos…

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Erin June 17

I had to file a paper tax return due to a identity theft concern with my husbands employer. I mailed it April 18th and it is now June 17th and the WMR update says they are still processing my return. This is ridiculous. I sent in my son’s first ever return the same day and he just received his refund in the mail a week ago. I’m not depending on my refund but man I could really use it right about now.

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Jacob June 15

I cannot believe it is June 15th and me and my wife have still yet to get our refund? Can’t find out any information on what is going on. We pay way to much in taxes as it is and barely get a 1/4 of it back. We get taxed for the money we make, the money we spend and the stuff we own. What have we done???

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Felisha June 13

I filed my amended tax back in March and all I see online is “we have no record”. When will this be processed and when should I expect my amended return ? I am seeing people waiting 6 months to a year for it. Does anyone have updates on this?

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Brandy July 23

I sent two amended in march for separate years. And got this now after months of it saying it was processing. Your amended return was received on March 31, 2017. However, it has not been processed. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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skipmarcy June 12

My preparer e-filed on Feb.16 and it is now June 12 and still no refund. Got 1st letter that return was being reviewed dated March 1. Got 2nd letter w/identity theft form 14039 dated May 15 and my tax preparer faxed it to IRS stating we are not victims of identity theft. Very simple tax return, W-2 incomes +1099 SSA, standard deductions, form 1095 for insurance for both of us. Have been filing jointly now for 33 years with no problems.

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Andrew June 9

My taxes were accepted on April 3rd. I had to send “additional” information to them claiming I missed a signature and a form I did not have. After faxing these document pages to them the same day they were accepted. That was roughly April 6th. It is now June 9th and still being processed. What is going on? It appears I am not alone here, but what is the hold up? We need our refund!

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R.J. Wilson June 9

Filed March 11, 2017 Electronically thru AARP Tax Assistance and our refund is just “Stuck” with the same info. they show…….received and being processed. This was a simple joint return with Standard Deductions and just doesnt make any sense…….hopefully I can “Walk In” next week and get some answers! Not Fair!

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Carmen June 8

I mailed my taxes on 4/6 and assuming they received it at the end of the following week today is the eight week and no word from the irs. No refund no letter no change in status. Just stucked on we have received your return and is being process. Absolutly frustrated.

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Robin Redmond June 4

My taxes have been saying there process being since February 1st 2017 it’s not 6/4 like come on

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Alexis Kamppi May 29

I filed and it was accepted Jan 28. I was requested to send ss cards and birth certificates for my children and I to verify identity middle of March. Still says my refund is being processed w/a code 152. I called several times and they say they need nothing else. I’ve also successfully ordered my transcripts and it all matches the original refund amounts. What gives????? This is absolutely absurd. If you were to owe the IRS money, they want it NOW! I want my money now!

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Selena May 23

I filed in February, received a letter to call to verify my identity. That was a fail. Drove two hours to the closest irs service office to prove my identity and was told the bank account number didn’t match my return. After many questions back and forth he figured out the account number was for turbo tax and asked me if I still wanted to submit it! WMR says “has been received and processing “. Next I get an email from turbotax stating they would automatically withdraw payment for services. When I called turbotax I was told the withdrawal was declined maybe due to a wrong account number? Not much confidence in turbotax or irs. Good luck!

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Tamara May 23

We filed our taxes on 3/4 and we finally called them after it still states Processing on there website since then. They basically told us that we should have received a letter from them, but wouldn’t tell us what they are requested and why they are sending us a letter said it could take up to 2 months before we get our tax refund back. We have never had to wait this long and my husband told them if the shoe was on the other foot and we owed them money they would have charged us in interest! I dont think the people at the IRS knows what they are doing.

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Geraldine May 17

Still waiting on my refund i need it now

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Deanna May 25

Me to. I filed Jan.26

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Tallman May 11

I filled 03/27/2017 got accepted the same night.lost my WMR bar two week after , had to ID my self 05/02/2017 i was able to order both transcripts by fone yesterday does that mean I’ll soon have a DDD?

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Luis Merced May 9

I did my taxes late February. I filed electronically through Jackson Huit. I received my federal in less than 7 days and I am still waiting for state refund. The funny thing is I checked the state refund status online weeks ago and finally about 3 weeks ago it said my refund was being processed. I’ve been checking ever since and now it says it has not been processed yet?

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Diamond May 6

I filed my tax refund on April 6, 2017 and it got accepted April 7, 2017 and everyday i check wmr and its say it still processed and now its May 6, 2017 and the message still the same can somebody tell me whats going on please…. And plus i filed 2 of my kids could that be the reason for the delay

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Ava May 6

Filed 1/25/17 today’s date is 5/06/17 still no refund, received message code 9001 as well 152 I filed no eic nor the other, NO bars on WMR, still waiting. My hope is that a better system is put in place one that will allow you to track better their process, for me the frustration comes in the ‘not knowing’ the constant checking on WMR. stay hopeful, hopefully we will all get a DDD soon, though the frustration is REAL.

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Amanda May 14

I filed 2/21 and still NOTHING :( im beyond frustrated. I have to verify my identity TWICE and still NOTHING :(

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netta May 17

did you ever try and get your transcript….

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K February 18

Amanda what kind of message was wheres my refund showing for you when you needed to verify your identiy? did you have a take action with a tax code 151? some people who had a 151 also had a reference number as well…did you? what all did you have to do to actually verify your identity?

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Lorraine May 6

I haven’t received my taxes yet…I filed may 6th and still nothing.On the website it is on still processing. Does anyone know a number where I can talk to an IRS representative?

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Lorraine May 6

I meant I filed April 6th… Not may.

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Lexci May 4

I filled back in February but the IRS needed more information so I faxed the remaining info on March 9th. They said I should expect my return 6-8 weeks from when I send them the extra info. It’s May 4th and STILL no return….

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Jamie Torres May 3

My man and I filed the last week of March and yet here we are May 3 nothing has been deposited into our account

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Sarai May 2

I filed on January and got accepted on the WMR bar then a couple of days later was changed to “we have received your refund and it’s being processed”. By the first week of March I received a letter that I need to verify my identity, I called and verified my identity and was told that it could take up to 9 weeks to receive my return. Later I received another later stating that my tax return was on hold for further review and that the investigation would be completed by April 20 and that I should receive my return or another letter from IRS requesting more info. I called the IRS to see what was my status, the guy was not able to give me more information only that he would give my contact information to the department that was reviewing my return. I called again the next day to see if I could get any information through the automated voice system, and found out that on April 15 all credits were applied and the automated voice system gave me the expected amount of $ I’m expecting. I have been checking on IRS page but still says it’s being processed so I really hope I get my money this week or by far next week.

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Amanda May 14

I filed 2/21 and still NOTHING :( im beyond frustrated. I have to verify my identity TWICE and still NOTHING :( what number can i call to see if they released it yet ?

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Lily May 31

Hi mine said the same thing but I have not gotten any money yet have you heard anything from them

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Patricia Davis May 2

I had a CPA do my taxes on Febuary 20th. Filed electronically, direct deposit. Been back to my CPA twice now. Still no return. My husband passed on January 17th and we sent all the necessary forms to the IRS. I need my money badly. Today is the last day for the IRS to manually process without going thru another bunch of crap. Wouldn’t be doing this if I owed them money!!

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Stacy Lunsford May 2

I filed through turbo tax on Jan 26th. We got a letter on Feb 15th saying that we need to call and verify our identity. We called that day and thwy said everything looked good and we should be getting out refund in 9 weeks, but that it usually doesn’t take longer than 5 weeks. Here it is May 1st and we still haven’t gotten our return. We are owed that money and this is getting ridiculous. I have been checking the app where’s my refund and it still says “we have received your taxes and they are still being processed”. Come on what the heck is going on! Getting irritated

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Jolene Anderson May 1

Filed March 9th. We had 2 sets of taxes to be done. The first was electronic and we saw the direct deposit in 8 days. The second had to be mailed in and H&R Block said 4-6 weeks. It’s has been just about 8 weeks now. I get that there can be delays but for those who have been waiting for longer than I have I can only imagine the irritation. Keep checking online once to twice a week and it still says processing. It feels like it’s going to be Christmas before we see that check. Although heaven forbid you owe them money and don’t get it within an expected time frame.

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Dawn April 29

We filed in January and still have not received our Federal tax return and it is almost May.

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LUCY February 17

I filed 1-29 accepted 1-30 it was saying received being processed bt today it said approved expecting mine on 2-22

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