Tax guide

When will I get my tax refund?

The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. Each state sets its own refund processing schedule – some are similar to the IRS, while others are different. Due to the recent surge of tax-related identity theft and fraudulent refund claims, many states are taking longer to scrutinize returns prior to releasing refunds.

The fastest way to receive your refund is to e-file your return and choose direct deposit. E-filed returns are received more quickly than mailed returns, and direct deposit allows the IRS to issue your refund to your bank account as soon as it is approved.

See our blog post on dealing with delayed refunds for more information.

Still have questions?

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Here's what we found in our blog for file online with 1040.com:

Keeping You Safe with e-File

E-filing is the safest way to handle your taxes. Here's why.

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Help Before You File

Confused about e-filing your taxes? Speed up your return filing with these tax tips.

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Help Before You File

Some common mistakes on income tax returns - and how to avoid them.

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4 Things to Know About Online Banking

Heard the online banking buzz? Though traditional banks have their strengths, let's see what this online bank trend has to offer.

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How e-File Protects your Tax Refund

Filing your taxes online is actually the safest way to handle your tax return, according to the IRS. Here's why!

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Make Personal Finances Part of Your Online Routine

With the advent of online banking, it ought to be easier than ever to monitor the status of our personal finances. No surprises, right? According to a recent survey by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, that's not the case for a significant number of taxpayers. The survey, conducted by Harris Interactive for the AICPA, found that more than half of the young adults (18 - 34 years old) they checked their social media accounts at least once a day (7.5 times was the average). The downside? Only 17 percent of them checked their bank accounts daily.

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What Do Clean Water and Online Taxes Have in Common?

Both 1040.com and Healing Waters International take the basics to the next level. Check out our video to see how.

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Calculate Your Health Care Costs

Use our handy online calculators to see what your costs will be - and what your costs will be for health insurance - and what your penalty might be if you don't have it.

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