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What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Refund

By TaxAct

You’ve successfully e-filed your taxes. Congratulations!

Now, where’s your refund? Here’s what happens to your return once it’s submitted to the IRS.

The Process of Getting Your Refund

E-filing your tax return with TaxAct is easy, fast and secure. After completing the Q&A interview, TaxAct checks your return for errors and guides you through the simple e-file steps. TaxAct then transmits your encrypted tax return to the IRS over secure lines. With TaxAct e-file and direct deposit, you’ll receive your maximum guaranteed IRS refund the fastest way possible.

The more detailed answer, however, in what to expect when you are expecting a refund is in the following infographic.

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E-filing process

Additional resources:

You can check the status of your e-filed return by signing in to your TaxAct return or at efstatus.taxact.com. Remember, the IRS updates refund statuses no more than once every 24 hours, usually overnight.

For additional IRS refund information, click here.

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