Refunds are generally issued within 21 days of when you electronically filed your tax return or 42 days of when you filed paper returns. If it's been longer, find out why your refund may be delayed or may not be the amount you expected.Is IRS still holding refunds?
The IRS will hold your entire refund, including any part of your refund not associated with the EITC or ACTC. Neither TAS, nor the IRS, can release any part of your refund before that date, even if you're experiencing a financial hardship.When will I get my tax refund?
Most taxpayers receive their refunds within 21 days. If you choose to have your refund deposited directly into your account, you may have to wait five days before you can gain access to it. If you request a refund check, you might have to wait a few weeks for it to arrive.