Where's My Refund: Check the Status of Your Federal and State Tax Refunds

Every year, one of the most frequent questions we receive is, "Where's my tax refund?" If you are like most taxpayers, these extra funds are often allocated before receiving them. Knowing exactly when your tax refund will hit your account will help you plan ahead.

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The following information is provided to assist individuals with tracking the status of their anticipated tax refund. All taxpayers want a fast response when they are expecting a state or federal refund. While the IRS and state treasuries are typically very efficient with distributing these, it is possible for an issue to occur. For this reason, it is important that taxpayers understand how to monitor the status of their refunds after submitting their state and federal tax returns.

The IRS has instituted a simple method for checking the status of an individual's tax refund. "Where's My Refund" is what the IRS calls its tool which allows filers to check the status of their Federal Refund. In order to check this, you must have first filed your return and it must have been received by the IRS. Status updates are typically only made every 24hrs, so you may also need to wait at least one day after receipt of the return prior to using the IRS Where's My Refund tool.

You can check the status of your refund by entering your SSN, filing status, the amount of your expected tax refund and then clicking the "Find My Refund" button using the form below:

Twenty-one days or less is the "stated" turn-around time in which a filer should receive their refund. However, in practice many refunds are processed much more quickly than this; some in as little as 8 days. For this reason, you may want to consider waiting until the 8th day before checking your tax refund's status. Keep in mind that federal return timeframes are based on the receipt date and those who file by mail should add time to this estimate.

If you would like to check your status these are the items you will first need:

  1. Your social security number or tax ID number.
  2. The type of filing/marital status that was selected in the return (single, married filing jointly, head of household, etc)
  3. The exact refund amount you are anticipating, according to the tax return filling.

The IRS' Where's My Refund tool can be accessed in three different ways. Online, over the phone or using the IRS app (available for most Android devices and Apple iPhone/iPad).

Online, you can access information about your refund status by visiting to the webpage here - https://sa1.www4.irs.gov/irfof/lang/en/irfofgetstatus.jsp and entering the personal information specified above.

The IRS Refund Hotline is also available for those who prefer to receive information over the phone. The tax refund phone number for this is 1-800-829-1954. Please note, for assistance in locating possible lost refunds please see our page on contacting the IRS. Finally, the IRS now offers a mobile app version of the Where's My Refund tool, which fillers can install and access on their Apple (here) or Android (here) devices.

With each of these access methods refund status updates occur once every twenty-four hours, usually at night. Calling, checking online or with the app once daily is enough. Checking more frequently will not prompt a quicker status update

There are 43 states that currently collect income taxes. Residents of many of these states who expect a tax refund now too have a means to find information on the status of their state refund just as with their federal. Similar to the IRS, several states also offer a "Where's My State Refund" tool. It is important to note, that the various avenues available to individuals for finding information on their state refund status do differ by state.

Tax refunds in individual states may also take longer to arrive in comparison with federal tax returns filed by mail or electronically. Most state governments issue refunds 21 days after receiving a tax return, some states may take even longer than this. Furthermore, some also take longer to issue refunds to first-time taxpayers. This is an important consideration for taxpayers who just moved to the state or taxpayers who recently started earning income and are filing for the first time.

Like the IRS, most state government websites require the exact expected refund and the individual's Social Security number and/or tax ID to access information. Occasionally, a state may also require information from the prior tax year and either a zip code or full mailing address of the tax payer.

Below you will find information for all 43 states on how to lookup the status of a refund. There are also phone numbers and addresses listed for the various state departments in the case that you need to contact one of them regarding a missing refund, question or possible error:

State of Alabama DOR (Department of Revenue)

Gordon Persons Building

50 North Ripley Street Montgomery, AL 36104

Arizona DOR Income Tax Refunds

1600 West Monroe

Phoenix, AZ 85007-2650

(602) 255-3381 https://www.aztaxes.gov/CheckRefund

Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration

1816 West 7th Street, Room 2300

Little Rock, AR 72201

State of California Franchise Tax Board

9646 Butterfield Way

Sacramento, CA 95827

1375 Sherman Street

Denver, CO 80261

State of Connecticut DOR Services

25 Sigourney Street

Hartford, CT 06106

Delaware Division of Revenue

Carvel State Office Building

820 North French Street

Wilmington, DE 19801

District Of Columbia OTR Customer Service Center

1101 4th Street Southwest, Suite W270

Washington, D.C. 20024

1800 Century Boulevard Northeast, #12000

Atlanta, GA 30345

Hawaii Department of Taxation

830 Punchbowl Street

Honolulu, HI 96813

Idaho State Tax Commission

800 East Park Boulevard, #500

15 Executive Drive

Fairview Heights, IL 62208

Indianapolis, IN 46206-0040

1305 East Walnut Street, #3000

Des Moines, IA 50319

915 Southwest Harrison Street, #300

Topeka, KS 66612

501 High Street

Frankfort, KY 40601-2103

617 North Third Street

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

51 Commerce Drive

Augusta, ME 04330

Refunds Status: https://portal.maine.gov/refundstatus/

436 Dwight Street, # 312

Springfield, MA 01103

Michigan Department of Treasury

Lansing, MI 48922

600 North Robert Street

St. Paul, MN 55101

Jackson, MS 39225

Harry S. Truman State Office Building

301 West High Street

Jefferson City, MO 65101

Sam W. Mitchell Building

125 North Roberts, 3rd Floor

Helena, MT 59604-5805

Lincoln, NE 68509‑8912

State of New Jersey Department of Treasury

Division of Taxation

Trenton, NJ 08646-0046

New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department

1100 South St. Francis Drive

Santa Fe, NM 87504

New York Department of Taxation and Finance

State Processing Center

Albany, NY 12261-0001

Raleigh, NC 27640-0640

State of North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner

600 East Boulevard Avenue

Bismarck, ND 58505-0599

Ohio Department of Taxation

4485 Northland Ridge Boulevard

Columbus, OH 43229

2501 North Lincoln Boulevard

Oklahoma City, OK 73194

955 Center Street Northeast

333 Walnut Street

Harrisburg, PA 17128

Providence, RI 02908

1330 Howard Parkway

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Utah State Tax Commission

210 North 1950 West

Salt Lake City, UT 84134

Vermont Department of Taxes

133 State Street

Montpelier, VT 05602

Virginia Department of Taxation

1957 Westmoreland Street

Richmond, VA 23230

West Virginia State Tax Department

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