When will you receive your refund? The answer depends on how you filed your return. The IRS should issue your refund check within six to eight weeks of filing a paper return. If you chose to receive your refund through direct deposit, you should receive it within a week. If you use e-file, your refund should be issued between two and three weeks.
You can check on the status of your refund by clicking on the links below.
Where's My Federal Amended Return?
Check the status of your Form 1040-X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, for this year and up to three prior years.
1. When to check...
Your amended return will take up to 3 weeks after you mailed it to show up on our system.
Processing it can take up to 16 weeks.
2. What you need...
Social Security Number
Date of birth
3. How to find my...