What is going on with stimulus payments? What is taking so long?
In mid-April, the IRS began issuing stimulus payments to qualifying individuals. This has come with a host
of issues from people claiming payments have been sent to wrong accounts, being underpaid, and worst
of all not receiving payment at all. Let us break down some of these issues and how to navigate a
Some of the biggest issues with the stimulus payments involve:
-Inaccurate payment information or addresses
-Late filing or non-filing
-Ineligibility; non-resident or non-citizen or higher income
-The usage of a debit card provided for advanced tax payment
-Recently providing updated information to the IRS that still needs to be processed
All these issues cause either non-payment or delays in the issuing of economic relief payments that
could take 6-8 weeks to resolve once identified.
How soon will I receive a refund?
We will ship most refunds in less than 21 calendar days.
I'm counting on a refund for something important.
The timing of your refund once your refund is received can be affected by many different factors. Although we refund most refunds in less than 21 days, the refund may take longer. Also, be sure to consider how long it takes your MFI to send the credit to your account or receive it in the mail.
The IRS has received my refund for over 21 days and I have not received my refund. Because?
Some tax returns take longer to process than others for a variety of reasons, including when the refund:
It is imperfect
It affects identity theft or fraud
Includes application for earned income tax or additional tax credit for children. See the questions and answers below.
Includes Form 8379, Injured Spouse Sharing PDF file which can take up to 14 weeks to process
Additional considerations are usually needed
We will contact you by post when we need more information to process your return.
I mentioned an EITC credit or an additional child tax credit (ACTC) on my tax return. When can I expect a refund?
Under the American Protective American from Tax Hikes (PATH) law, the IRS cannot grant EITC and ACTC credits until mid-February. tax services Sacramento The IRS expects that most EITC / ACTC-related credits will be available in taxpayers' bank accounts or debit cards by the first week of March if they opt for a direct deposit and there are no other issues with their tax return. Check the date of your personal refund. Where is the refund?
Where is my credit?
IRS.gov and the IRS2Go mobile app are still the best way to check your refund status. IRS.gov's WMR and IRS2Go apps will be updated on the filing dates for most EITC / ACTC refunds by February 22. Therefore, EITC / ACTC archivists will not see an update on their credit status several days after February 15th.
Does calling help you get a refund faster?
No. Our telephone and entrance representative will not be able to review your refund status until 21 days after you submit your notification electronically. 6 weeks after sending the return on paper; or where is my credit? directs you to contact us.
What information Where is my credit? really?
Contains information on the most recent fiscal year declaration that we know of.
Where is the credit? will you show me when i get a refund?
Where is my credit? will provide you with a personal date after we process the refund and accept the refund.