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Where’s My North Carolina State Tax Refund?

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Find more information about your North Carolina state income taxes below. Check your filing status and refund for any state.

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Where’s My North Carolina Tax Refund?

The North Carolina State Department of Revenue is where you can find your NC state tax refund status. Check your North Carolina tax refund status using these resources.

State:  North Carolina
Refund Status Website:  https://eservices.dor.nc.gov/wheresmyrefund/
Refund Status Phone Support:  1-877-252-4052
Hours:  Mon. – Fri. 7a.m. – 5p.m. EST
General Tax Information:  1-877-252-3052
2020 State Tax Filing Deadline:  May 17, 2021

Note: Please wait at least eight weeks before checking the North Carolina refund status on electronically filed returns and 12 weeks for paper filed returns.

Before understanding the status of your North Carolina state refund, it is important to know about the tax brackets.

North Carolina Tax Brackets

North Carolina withdraws income taxes from its taxpayers on a flat rate basis. The flat income tax rate for 2019 is 5.25 percent and applies to all the filer types regardless of their income levels. Look at the below income tax bracket for more clarification.

Filer TypeTax Rate
Single5.25%
Married Filing Separately5.25%
Married Filing Jointly5.25%
Heads of Household5.25%

North Carolina Standard Tax Deduction

Taxpayers in North Carolina that want to itemize deductions on their state return must also itemize deductions on their federal return. State returns cannot be filed with itemized deductions if they are not also claimed on the federal return.  Conversely, if a tax filer itemizes deductions on a federal return, he or she can choose to itemize or claim the standard deduction on the state return.

All filer types can take advantage of the standard deduction. Single filers as well as those married filing separately can claim a standard deduction of $10,000. Heads of household and individuals married filing jointly can claim a standard deduction of $15,000 and $20,000 respectively. All filers should complete Form D-400 to claim the standard deduction.

While calculating your North Carolina tax refund, you must understand that personal exemptions for dependents are not allowed on state returns.

Personal exemptions for dependents are not allowed on North Carolina state returns.

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