IRS Where’s My Refund

Get up-to-date refund information using IRS Where’s My Refund? or

Where's My Refund 2014the IRS2GO mobile app. Where’s My Refund? is updated once every 24 hours, usually overnight. Refunds are generally issued within 21 days after we receive your tax return, but you can also check our 2024 IRS Refund Cycle Chart for exact payout dates. You should only call if it has been longer. Need help checking your State Refund? Check the Where’s My State Refund page. Do you have a strange IRS Reference Code like 1121? Check out our listing of IRS reference codes.

When to check status…

  • Within 24 hours after we’ve received your e-filed tax return
  • 4 weeks after you mail your paper return
  • “Where’s My Refund?” is updated once every 24 hours

What you need…

  • SS#
  • Tax Filing status
  • Exact tax refund amount


  • Get your refund status at Where’s My Refund?, here.

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