Where’s My Refund? For all the people impatiently waiting.

A grapevine for taxpayers,
by taxpayers.
Ask all your tax refund questions.

The most frequently asked question we have is when will the IRS WMR update and what day are tax refund deposits. Use our calendar to find out what day you can expect to receive your tax refund.

When does IRS accept tax returns in 2021?

The IRS will begin accepting tax returns on February 12, 2021.

When Can You File Taxes in 2021?

Most tax preparers will allow you to enter and submit your tax return beginning the first week of January 2021.  You don’t need to wait for the IRS to start accepting tax returns to start, but you must have the proper forms and paperwork. Some forms are not available until mid January and some even later.  When you submit your return before the IRS begins processing, it will sit in a “queue” and be held until the date that the IRS will officially accept tax returns.  If you e-file early and it sits in queue, your return may be sent to the IRS early in a test batch. This has resulted in early direct deposits in the past, but also major glitches because they are tests after all.

Where is the IRS Refund Cycle Chart?

2021 Refund Cycle Chart
The most recent tax refund cycle charts have already been published. The official IRS tax refund cycle chart has been eliminated and replaced with an IRS Information Guidelines for the Tax Preparation Community publication and the IRS says the best way to check the status of your refund is using the Where’s My Refund tool. However, various websites with refund calendars for the 2021 tax season (2020 tax year) have been updated with 2021 direct deposit and check mailing dates.

When to Expect My Refund?

IRS Refund Schedule Charts typically show that early filers whose returns are accepted before the end of January can anticipate a tax refund direct deposit as early as the first week of February.  The day that IRS deposits refunds varies but we notice trends that help you determine the time and days WMR updates and when your tax return is processed.  This is an explanation and FAQ about when the IRS updates WMR and Transcripts.

The refund calendar by the College Investor is a good reference which has been updated for 2021 here:  When To Expect My Tax Refund.

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  1. Mbry0625
    • Tax Preparer:
      freetaxUSA
    • Fees:
      Free
    • State:
      Florida
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-5
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-11
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      American Express Bluebird
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Date Approved:
      Feb-26
    • WMR Date:
      Mar-3
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Additional Child Tax Credit, Education Credit (8863), W2
    • TT 152, Weekly

    @Akwildbaby: some people are getting helpful agents. I would try it may help you understand a little more what’s going on.

    Reply
  2. Justgettinby21
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Tax Preparer:
      Other
    • Fees:
      Free
    • State:
      NC
    • Filing Date:
      Jan-31
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-12
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      Customers Bank
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit, Additional Child Tax Credit, 1099
    • Weekly

    @Mbry0625: no, said that our account will need special handling. We done everything right, have no offsets, no over payments. Said they can’t discuss the issue yet. The advocate can but idk if they will touch it until 03/05. At first she said they had to wait until then before an advocate can work on it. Said it couldn’t be resolved in the next 24 hours. We are clueless as to what it is. @LLMom on here is my wife. We have a special needs child, were greatly affected by Covid health and financially, and she has health issues that may be life threatening, had cancer removed last year, My job the company shut down due to Covid and I can’t find work to pay enough or allow for time for her or my child’s appointments. She can’t drive. So all this they are assigning us an advocate. Been on hold 30 minutes or so to do intake to be assigned one.

    Reply
  3. Mariela
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      From Refund
    • State:
      Utah
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-12
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-13
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      Chase
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit, W2
    • Weekly

    So what if my as of date is still 2/22 and that date has passed so if we have that date are we stuck I’m confused lol

    Reply
  4. Akwildbaby

    @Mbry0625: it hasn’t been 21 days since the acceptance date so I’m not trying to bother them like they say not to til after 21 days

    Reply
  5. Justlikeyou

    @Akwildbaby: I understand and I know what you are going through. Mine did not update for 14 days until yesterday. It will be okay. I woke up sick this morning because I have to move. My grandmother is a minister she always say when three or more gather together mountains moves. Lets have faith🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾

    Reply
  6. So frustrating

    Did anybody receive there refund date or refund period today with Credits or rebate recovery for a child born in 2020… I’m getting so aggravated I have no movement still and one bar no damn date

    Reply
  7. Mariela
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      From Refund
    • State:
      Utah
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-12
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-13
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      Chase
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit, W2
    • Weekly

    @Holly: hopefully we get that one soon and hopefully federal next week 🤞🏼

    Reply
    1
  8. Mbry0625
    • Tax Preparer:
      freetaxUSA
    • Fees:
      Free
    • State:
      Florida
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-5
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-11
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      American Express Bluebird
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Date Approved:
      Feb-26
    • WMR Date:
      Mar-3
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Additional Child Tax Credit, Education Credit (8863), W2
    • TT 152, Weekly

    @Akwildbaby: have you tried to call?

    Reply
  9. Justlikeyou

    @Holly: my transcript updated today and showed 02/20 the iRS lady who was so sweet comfirmed it and she said expect my refund to dr on the 03/05 or before, she said dont worry about the actual received date. My boss said he will lend my 3k to move I’m so happy I’ll pay it back.

    Reply
    1
  10. Akwildbaby

    @Justlikeyou: doubt. Just like last week people said don’t worry it will update all day. Just like last night. Don’t worry it will update all day. No it won’t. I’m screwed. I’m probably screwed like all those people that didn’t get last years til like a month ago. I hate this so much. I’m not even wanting the money right this second. Just a date so I know it’s coming eventually. Just sucks. I don’t understand it. I always get in the batch that deposit the last Wednesday of February. Didn’t change anything. Everything is the same. Should have been straight forward and out.
    Heartbroken

    Reply
  11. NikkiJenks

    @Buckey12: I filed taxslayer to get 7202 form lol but I can’t check transcripts and I’m def weekly I file with ip pin . And I filed and accepted on Feb 14th
    Haven’t seen anyone mention that form but you that’s crazy !

    Reply
  12. Dwaun

    I have this on mines and I know everything was done correctly I just didn’t get the $1800 stimulus payment from Jan 4th because of a closed bank

    Reply
  13. Holly
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      In Advance
    • State:
      UT
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-12
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-13
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Child Tax Credit, Additional Child Tax Credit, W2
    • Weekly

    @Justlikeyou: You might have mentioned this earlier but had your transcript updated at all before you called?

    Reply
  14. Emily
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      In Advance
    • State:
      FL
    • Filing Date:
      Jan-31
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-12
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      Chime
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit, Additional Child Tax Credit, Schedule C, 1099

    Well the third and final lady told me that I am not done processing. If no update by 3/4 to call back. I ask if there was anything I could do and she said no. I have never had some lucky IRSmen give me a DDD, but I just hope I update soon. I will survive without this money but having it will make it easier,

    Reply
    1
  15. Mbry0625
    • Tax Preparer:
      freetaxUSA
    • Fees:
      Free
    • State:
      Florida
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-5
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-11
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      American Express Bluebird
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Date Approved:
      Feb-26
    • WMR Date:
      Mar-3
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Additional Child Tax Credit, Education Credit (8863), W2
    • TT 152, Weekly

    @giraff3babylover: I didn’t but I know @steph366 had that and she updated already. I did update but I didn’t have that.

    Reply
  16. Justlikeyou

    @Helpp: amen! Thanks to for being so nice and kind God bless you and its coming we got this🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾Thanks so much!

    Reply
  17. Bren
    • Tax Preparer:
      TaxAct
    • Fees:
      Free
    • State:
      WV
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-6
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-10
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      Chime
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Direct Deposit Date:
      Feb-22
    • Education Credit (8863)
    • TT 152, Weekly

    @Sheesh: I’m 44. I have had my money. My 21 year old son filed before me, still waiting

    Reply
  18. Akwildbaby

    My transcripts are still n/a. My as of date is 3/1. I’m very upset. I guess next week but this is sucky. So two weeks in a row not happening for me. 🤞 next Friday now. 😩🥺😞🤬😡

    Reply
  19. RAJ

    So I filed my taxes February 14th 2021

    And still there is no information, it’s like I haven’t filed.
    I wonder if it had anything thing to do with the last stimulus, they sent the 600 dollar stimulus to a bank account that is now closed back on January 5th I believe, I was advised to claim the 600 on my return, I did. After filing and getting acceptance notice from TurboTax I checked WMR a week later nothing. For the heck of it I checked the stimulus tool to find out a CHECK was sent on February 5th which I still don’t have.

    What do I need to do in order straighten out my tax return?

    Reply
  20. LLMom
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      Free
    • State:
      Tarheel State
    • Filing Date:
      Jan-31
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-12
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      Customers
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit, Additional Child Tax Credit, W2
    • TT 152, Weekly

    @EJ Dirst: Some of us as you say we’re badly affected by COVID. I’ve been fighting cancer for a year and can’t work. You need a dose of empathy. Better pray and be grateful you are able to work, some have no choice right now. Ever heard if you can’t say nothing nice, then don’t say anything at all? Would work great in this case.

    Reply
    9
  21. SleeplessInGa

    Hi everyone! So happy for all who are over the IRS nightmare. But yes!! They are late filers such as myself, my mother, and tons of others who filed late January and was accepted on the 12-13th and we have no answers!!! No wmr updates, can’t see transcript! Nada! Asking God that all of us in limbo have updated to DD for next week. Seems so unreal. And I’ve had my fair share of issues with Fed and State. I made sure all debts were paid and I file as I should. I own property outright with no mortgage and still can’t access my Transcripts. It’s been a rough ride since March of last year. But God has never let us or let us be without. Chin up to all still waiting! I’m with you. We should bring media attention to this. As far as we have evolved we have not done anything! ITS 2021 PEOPLE LETS GET AHEAD I.E IRS 🙏🙄🥴

    Reply
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  22. Justlikeyou

    @Help!: nothing happens its just green mines bern green for one week @EJ Dirst: mines is almost 20k so yeah get outta here

    Reply
  23. Mbry0625
    • Tax Preparer:
      freetaxUSA
    • Fees:
      Free
    • State:
      Florida
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-5
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-11
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      American Express Bluebird
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Date Approved:
      Feb-26
    • WMR Date:
      Mar-3
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Additional Child Tax Credit, Education Credit (8863), W2
    • TT 152, Weekly

    @Justgettinby21: Did they say why it went there?

    Reply
  24. Jessica M.

    @just like you what does 20’ers mean??? I filed 2/12 and my hr block changed to 2/16 the other day randomly. I have had no movement on transcripts none of wmr. Still have one bar. I’m confused.

    Reply
  25. Mbry0625
    • Tax Preparer:
      freetaxUSA
    • Fees:
      Free
    • State:
      Florida
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-5
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-11
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      American Express Bluebird
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Date Approved:
      Feb-26
    • WMR Date:
      Mar-3
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Additional Child Tax Credit, Education Credit (8863), W2
    • TT 152, Weekly

    @momdukes: Did anything change today? As of dates?

    Reply
  26. Justlikeyou

    @Helpp: hi:) i called 18008290922 go by these steps: 1 english option 2
    Press 1
    Press3 dont enter social
    Press 2 dont enter social let it repeat twice
    Press 4
    Live agent 15 mins wait

    Reply
  27. Mbry0625
    • Tax Preparer:
      freetaxUSA
    • Fees:
      Free
    • State:
      Florida
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-5
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-11
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      American Express Bluebird
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Date Approved:
      Feb-26
    • WMR Date:
      Mar-3
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Additional Child Tax Credit, Education Credit (8863), W2
    • TT 152, Weekly

    @LoveMy3Munchkins: This site definitely gives me sanity at this time of year! However, thank you!

    Reply
  28. Sharon O

    So I was accepted 2/11 and I’m a weekly. My as of date was 3/1 but honestly that could have been from the stimulus. So over night my as of date changed to 3/15. Nothing else still N/A. Any ideas or what I should do

    Reply
    1
  29. 2020 was a long year

    @Justlikeyou: thank you so much!!! I feel better now! You are right just because it was accepted does not mean that it starting processing right away. I think we neglect to realize that until someone brings us back down to reality :)
    Take care!

    Reply
  30. giraff3babylover

    @Mbry0625: Hey, were you one of the people that noticed 2019 as of date had changed to 3/15?

    Good news?

    Reply
    1
  31. Holly
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      In Advance
    • State:
      UT
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-12
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-13
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Child Tax Credit, Additional Child Tax Credit, W2
    • Weekly

    @Mariela: hahaha Yeah mine says that too. Such a ridiculous timeframe. However, last year mine said that too and I got it within 3 weeks so here’s to hoping we see that in the next week.

    Reply
  32. Buckey12
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      In Advance
    • State:
      Kentucky
    • Filing Date:
      Jan-11
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-10
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      FNB
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Direct Deposit Date:
      Feb-24
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Additional Child Tax Credit, W2
    • TT 152

    @Emily: when you get to the end of setting up your online account, if it can’t verify your phone number, it will give you the option to mail the verification code to you.

    Reply
  33. Justlikeyou

    @SadPandas: expect your refund too same date 03/05 Thats the day you filed but you was not accepted yet

    Reply
  34. Holly
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      In Advance
    • State:
      UT
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-12
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-13
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Child Tax Credit, Additional Child Tax Credit, W2
    • Weekly

    @Justlikeyou: So what you are saying is the email I received that said it was accepted on the 13th wasn’t actually the day it was accepted?

    Reply
  35. Mbry0625
    • Tax Preparer:
      freetaxUSA
    • Fees:
      Free
    • State:
      Florida
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-5
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-11
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      American Express Bluebird
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Date Approved:
      Feb-26
    • WMR Date:
      Mar-3
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Additional Child Tax Credit, Education Credit (8863), W2
    • TT 152, Weekly

    Sorry guys I had to finish up my last day at my job of eight years…I’ll be in and out today to help everyone else.

    Reply
  36. Mariela
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      From Refund
    • State:
      Utah
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-12
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-13
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      Chase
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit, W2
    • Weekly

    @Holly: well congratulations on the promotion 🎉 as for my Utah return I checked the status on it yesterday and it says they are taking 120 days to process returns I was like wtf 😳

    Reply
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  37. KDinAZ

    @Holly: i want to welcome you to phoenix and not sure if youve seen rent prices but they are sky high and theres a ton of applicants for any open house

    Reply
  38. 2021

    Hello. I F/A 2/15, have all credits plus an advance with TT. I dont have any access to transcripts or WMR. is there any chance I updated with the others for 3/1-3/3? Thanks.

    Reply
    1
  39. Philly55

    So I’ve been readin this info but still don’t quite understand when I’m supposed to get my refund I’d just like an idea I filed in the thirteenth I had the filing fee deducted from the refund and I have a credit union

    Reply
  40. Justlikeyou

    @Sheesh: no ma’am not by age, its the date your tax was accepted not received, I file on the 12th but they didn’t actually accept until Feb 20th I got the dd for 03/05. I was worried. I’m actually only 6days in guys! You too!

    Reply
    1
  41. Emily
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      In Advance
    • State:
      FL
    • Filing Date:
      Jan-31
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-12
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      Chime
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit, Additional Child Tax Credit, Schedule C, 1099

    @Buckey12: How would I get a code if you do not mind me asking

    Reply
  42. Holly
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      In Advance
    • State:
      UT
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-12
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-13
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Child Tax Credit, Additional Child Tax Credit, W2
    • Weekly

    @Mariela: I am trying to be so patient but I just got a new job that will be relocating our family to Phoenix and we need our taxes desperately to move. Stupid COVID caused me to be laid off from my previous job of 6 years. While my new job is a promotion and I’m thankful for that, money has been tight to say the least lol. Have you received your Utah return by chance? I haven’t seen that yet either.

    Reply
  43. Justlikeyou

    @Mariela: yes ma’am! I filed 02/12 the Received date was 02/12 too but The lady at the IRS said i didn’t actually get accepted until the 20th . She said my dd will be 03/05!

    Reply
  44. Kelszoe

    @Taylor3567: awesome that gives me
    Hope! I can’t login to my transcripts this year, they couldn’t verify my phone number so I’m waiting on a code in the mail. I’m hoping mine updated last night because I’m a weekly, but my wmr hasn’t moved.

    Reply
  45. Holly
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      In Advance
    • State:
      UT
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-12
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-13
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Child Tax Credit, Additional Child Tax Credit, W2
    • Weekly

    @Justlikeyou: Sorry, what do you mean by the 20’ers?

    Reply
    1
  46. Buckey12
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      In Advance
    • State:
      Kentucky
    • Filing Date:
      Jan-11
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-10
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      FNB
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Direct Deposit Date:
      Feb-24
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Additional Child Tax Credit, W2
    • TT 152

    @Steph: Eegads. you’re still waiting to update? I didn’t think any 10’s were left. sorry :(

    Reply
  47. SadPandas

    @2020 was a long year: same boat. I’ve given up for now. Even with a previous resequence I’ve never had this issue.

    Reply
  48. Mariela
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      From Refund
    • State:
      Utah
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-12
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-13
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      Chase
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit, W2
    • Weekly

    @Justlikeyou: what do you mean the 20ers? Are your referring to the as of date ?

    Reply
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  49. FallenAngel13

    here is a chart that i got from a website i use frequently:
    2020 to 2021 IRS Tax Refund Processing Schedule and Direct Deposit Cycle Chart – When Will I Get My Refund!

    This article was last updated on February 15

    [2021 IRS refund schedule] While the 2019-2020 tax season was much longer than planned due to Coronavirus/COVID related impacts, we can expect it to return somewhat to normal in 2021. However due to the payment of two round of stimulus checks (recovery rebate credits) by the IRS and some additional tax legislation to update (EITC income years) the IRS has had to push out the start of processing tax returns by 2 to 3 weeks to Friday, February 12, 2021 per their latest announcement. This is 2 to 3 weeks later than when they normally start processing in late January as originally estimated. Tax payers can still submit and file their return with their preferred provider (we recommend Turbo Tax) but the IRS won’t begin processing and paying returns until after February 12th, 2021. The estimated 2020-2021 refund processing schedule table below has been updated to reflect this.

    Below is the latest table showing estimated tax season refund payment dates based on past refund cycles and IRS guidelines. It shows the date your refund will be processed and paid based on the week your return is accepted and approved by the IRS. For refund dates specific to your tax filing go to the Where is my Refund (WMR) page or use the IRS2Go mobile application.

    Get your biggest tax refund guaranteed with TurboTax. The #1 best selling tax software.
    2020 IRS Tax Refund Processing Schedule in 2021
    Table Not Clear? Click Here To See Full View

    Start Date Tax Return Accepted by IRS (WMR status = Return Received) IRS Refund Accepted Week Ending Date (WMR status = Refund Approved) Estimated Refund Date (via Direct Deposit) Estimated Refund Date (via Paper Check)
    February 12, 2021 February 21, 2021 March 5, 2021 March 19, 2021
    February 22, 2021 February 28, 2021 March 12, 2021 March 26, 2021
    March 1, 2021 March 7, 2021 March 19, 2021 April 2, 2021
    March 8, 2021 March 14, 2021 March 26, 2021 April 9, 2021
    March 15, 2021 March 21, 2021 April 2, 2021 April 16, 2021
    March 22, 2021 March 28, 2021 April 9, 2021 April 23, 2021
    March 29, 2021 April 4, 2021 April 16, 2021 April 30, 2021
    April 5, 2021 April 11, 2021 April 23, 2021 May 7, 2021
    April 12, 2021 April 18, 2021 April 30, 2021 May 14, 2021
    April 19, 2021 April 25, 2021 May 7, 2021 May 21, 2021
    April 26, 2021 May 2, 2021 May 14, 2021 May 28, 2021
    May 3, 2021 May 9, 2021 May 21, 2021 June 4, 2021
    May 10, 2021 May 16, 2021 May 28, 2021 June 11, 2021
    May 17, 2021 May 23, 2021 June 4, 2021 June 18, 2021
    May 24, 2021 May 30, 2021 June 11, 2021 June 25, 2021
    May 31, 2021 June 6, 2021 June 18, 2021 July 2, 2021
    June 7, 2021 June 13, 2021 June 25, 2021 July 9, 2021
    June 14, 2021 June 20, 2021 July 2, 2021 July 16, 2021
    June 21, 2021 June 27, 2021 July 9, 2021 July 23, 2021
    June 28, 2021 July 4, 2021 July 16, 2021 July 30, 2021
    July 5, 2021 July 11, 2021 July 23, 2021 August 6, 2021
    July 12, 2021 July 18, 2021 July 30, 2021 August 13, 2021
    July 19, 2021 July 25, 2021 August 6, 2021 August 20, 2021
    July 26, 2021 August 1, 2021 August 13, 2021 August 27, 2021
    August 2, 2021 August 8, 2021 August 20, 2021 September 3, 2021

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  50. Mariela
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      From Refund
    • State:
      Utah
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-12
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-13
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      Chase
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit, W2
    • Weekly

    @Holly: we have the same filing dates and acceptance date and we both are from Utah I’m still waiting too still na on transcripts

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  51. Krisintexas
    • Tax Preparer:
      H&R Block
    • Fees:
      In Advance
    • State:
      Texas
    • Filing Date:
      Feb-13
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-13
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • WMR Bars:
      2nd Bar
    • Date Approved:
      Mar-3
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit, Additional Child Tax Credit, 1099, W2
    • Weekly

    @KelsZoe: yes mine did

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  52. Buckey12
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      In Advance
    • State:
      Kentucky
    • Filing Date:
      Jan-11
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-10
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      FNB
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Direct Deposit Date:
      Feb-24
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Additional Child Tax Credit, W2
    • TT 152

    shifting tax gears, I know people were chatting on the Intuit board about form 7202 not being efiled through turbo tax, and even H&R block didn’t allow it (friend doing her personal/business return). I mentioned tax slayer; however, I’m curious if anyone actually used that program and was able to efile it–despite the claims elsewhere that they could.

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  53. Sheila_33
    • Tax Preparer:
      freetaxUSA
    • Fees:
      Free
    • State:
      Florida
    • Filing Date:
      Jan-5
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-10
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      Bluebird
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Additional Child Tax Credit, Schedule C
    • TT 152, Weekly

    @Awatt219: If its w2 income, really not much, except if they want to reconcile what you submitted later. If its self employment, its a good thing, means the IRS has processed, not necessarily approved your return since the IRS sends the self employment income to the SSA.

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  54. Justlikeyou

    Guys sorry to bug just to let you guys know, the IRS said the 20’ers will get a dd of 03/05 she looked at my transcript for me!

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  55. Steph
    • Tax Preparer:
      H&R Block
    • Fees:
      In Advance
    • State:
      Iowa
    • Filing Date:
      Jan-28
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-10
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      NetSpend- Metabank
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • 1099, W2
    • Weekly, Daily

    **flips more tables** ….. sigh

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  56. Love-is-Love

    @please answer anyone ?: you will probably not get it early because SBTPG will probably not release funds prior to the day. If you had pre-paid you would probably get the deposit earlier because netspend doesn’t hold until the date of.

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  57. Buckey12
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      In Advance
    • State:
      Kentucky
    • Filing Date:
      Jan-11
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-10
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      FNB
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Direct Deposit Date:
      Feb-24
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Additional Child Tax Credit, W2
    • TT 152

    @Emily: well, in order to see transcripts online, you’re going to need a loan number, credit card, etc. That’s how they’re verifying you are you. That said, even I got to the dreaded last step: phone number verification. Even though my number hasn’t changed and is on my returns the last 3 years, I still couldn’t verify and had to request the verification code be physically mailed to me. They say it can take 5 to 10 business days; it took about 6 for me. Once I got the code in the mail, I was able to log onto my account, and it asked for the code. After typing it in, I was good to go.

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  58. Justgettinby21
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Tax Preparer:
      Other
    • Fees:
      Free
    • State:
      NC
    • Filing Date:
      Jan-31
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-12
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      Customers Bank
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit, Additional Child Tax Credit, 1099
    • Weekly

    @Josh44: that’s not always the case. I was worried about mine and been calling. Got some answers and now advocate place said my account needs special handling and am going through intake on the phone to be assigned an advocate. So keep in mind some of us have been closely monitoring our transcripts and accounts for years and can tell when something isn’t right. Point and Case proven with my return

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  59. Justlikeyou

    @Buckey12: I agree with you. The iRS rep said they were two weeks behind due to a flood of returns all At once. People are confusing the received date with the actual accepted dated. God bless you Buck thanks for helping us here:)

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  60. 2020 was a long year

    Thanks guys for the responses!!!! Hopefully you are correct and they are just behind. I am nervous because we had to claim the stimulus portion that was missing for our daughters the first go around. Who the heck knows anymore ?? I just wanted to feel like I wasn’t alone…..

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  61. Tanistca

    So I had to order transcripts in the mail and got today I was accepted 2/9 1 bar on wmr but now have code 570 and 971 both with as of date 03/01/2021 no idea when I got the code. Is it going to be forever until I get a refund? The transcript is a week old now

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  62. KelsZoe

    Has anyone’s transcripts updated today with a DDD but where’s my refund still stuck on one bar???

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  63. Brandon
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      From Refund
    • State:
      Florida
    • Filing Date:
      Jan-27
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-11
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      Netspend
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • 1099
    • Weekly

    @Camry: i claimed only the recovery rebate and updated to a ddd of 3/3 this morning

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  64. KDinAZ

    @footballfan: yes same exact. I called this morning was told its in error correction department. I was told it can correct itself next two weeks or ill get a letter

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  65. Buckey12
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      In Advance
    • State:
      Kentucky
    • Filing Date:
      Jan-11
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-10
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      FNB
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Direct Deposit Date:
      Feb-24
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Additional Child Tax Credit, W2
    • TT 152

    @Justlikeyou: I don’t know if I’d say “behind.” I mean, they accepted my return and had it processed and in my account in 2 weeks. That’s 1 week earlier than their usual “can expect within 21 days” line we always hear. I was on here the night of the 19th, and there were people that updated with 846 codes earlier that day and then were shocked to see they had deposits hitting their cards that night. Yes…there are issues with the IRS. There always will be, but for their lack of staffing and need for computer/systems upgrades, they’ve been pushiing through this season pretty well all things considered. I’m even seeing some of those 2019 returns that weren’t processed are finally coming through–sometimes along with the 2020. We just need to keep supporting each other with information, etc. and we’ll make it through.

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  66. Givememycoins30
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Tax Preparer:
      Other
    • Fees:
      From Refund
    • State:
      Maryland
    • Filing Date:
      Jan-30
    • Date Accepted:
      Jan-30
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      Bbvb
    • WMR Bars:
      What Bars?
    • WMR Bars:
      No Bars-PATH Act Message
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit, Education Credit (8863), W2

    Still nothing, not trans, one bar, no nothing. filed with TT

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  67. Emily
    • Tax Preparer:
      TurboTax
    • Fees:
      In Advance
    • State:
      FL
    • Filing Date:
      Jan-31
    • Date Accepted:
      Feb-12
    • Bank or Prepaid:
      Chime
    • WMR Bars:
      1st Bar
    • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit, Additional Child Tax Credit, Schedule C, 1099

    @Sheila_33: No, oh dear lord I guess I could rent something at Rent a Center. lol…
    Do you think they could sent me a pin number to log in

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  68. 2020 was a long year

    @Camry: We kind of have a similar situation. We had to claim the missing stimulus that we didn’t receive for our daughter both times who are 15 and 11. Don’t understand why they were missed in the stimulus payments went out but at least we held on to the hope we could claim when we filed our return.
    We filed on the 2nd, accepted on the 11th and absolutely no movement whatsoever since then. Being deposited to our Netspend account. Literally nothing different this year than last year other than the stimulus claim…which they messed up in the first place. I really hope we don’t have to wait 4 to 6 months as someone else mentioned. We like most have struggled this year and our counting on this refund.
    I unfortunately cannot view transcripts online because the IRS cannot verify Nelnet school loans,

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