2013 Changes to the Where’s My Refund Tool

1. The expected date of when the refund will be sent will no longer be given when the return begins to be processed.

2. The refund status will be presented by way of a status bar as follows:

RETURN RECEIVED – From the time the return is received until the refund has been approved the message will be that the return is being processed and that the refund will be sent in less than 21 days.

REFUND APPROVED – A date the refund is scheduled to be sent to the bank will be given.

REFUND SENT – The date the refund was sent.