- In most cases, you’ll get your tax refund within 21 days of submitting an electronic tax return. In some cases, however, it can take longer.
- You’ll have to contact the IRS if you haven’t received your refund, which requires some web browsing and possibly a phone call.
- Be prepared to follow up, too, because the IRS isn’t necessarily keeping track of your case.
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