IRS - Where's My Refund?

Where’s My Refund?

The IRS has an easy to use website to check the current status of your refund. The website will provide periodic updates on the processing of your return, giving you an estimate of when to expect your refund.

The “Where’s My Refund?” website by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)


Want the latest info about your tax return while on the go? Now you can check your refund status, make a payment, find free tax preparation assistance, sign up for helpful tax tips, and more with the IRS2Go app.

IRS2Go is available in both English and Spanish.

Refund Status

Check the status of your federal income tax refund using IRS2Go. You can check your refund status within 24 hours after we receive your e-filed return, or about four (4) weeks after mailing your paper return.

Make a Payment

Get easy access to mobile-friendly payment options like IRS Direct Pay, offering you a free, secure way to pay directly from your bank account. You can also make a credit or debit card payment through an approved payment processor.

Download the IRS2Go app for your smartphone:

IRS Where's My Refund App