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    Wheres My Refund Mississippi – Share your experience with filing your Mississippi Tax Return and tax refund progress with others. If you have state information this is a great place to post. To check Mississippi Wheres My Refund? go to Mississippi Department of Revenue

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  • #4217835 Reply


    @daniel Congrats they have held on to our refund long enough

    #4217768 Reply


    I need someone else to post so i can vent without double posting lol.

    EDIT: whoops, didnt check before posting. seeing this now on tap

    Your refund has been approved. Your tax return for the year 2017 cleared our system on February 14, 2018. Please allow 7 to 14 business days to receive your refund.

    #4216026 Reply


    Everyone is right, Though, i had a look at those videos, and they are several years out of date. I remember the refund search function looking like that, 2-3 years ago. Basically, they really dont want us asking about statuses, as they repeatedly say, “our reps will not have any additional information” and basically not to ask lol.. The MS DOR facebook page is a waste of space, with little to no activity, and no help at all. There IS some kind of difference this year, like i said, i’ve always been done by now, and I have not spoken to, or seen a single user that isn’t in the same situation. It’s rediculous, drives me nuts, especially because we could really use our little bit of money coming, im sure everyone here can relate. Last week, i was hoping for a refund by my birthday, ( sunday) and this week, Im hoping it will be sometime this week, So idk, im ranting, and venting and rambling, thats all i can do, and check status every hour it seems.. I cannot say that I am surprised by the useless officials at the Dept of Revenue in the state that is 30 years behind everyone, mississippi!


    Edit: Also forgot to realize that when we finally DO update, they will have an additional week tagged onto the extremely hard job of money transfering to our accounts. And we must wait several more weeks if we dont hear anything , for a tracer! ugh.

    /Rant v 2.0

    #4215610 Reply


    Agreed. I don’t think it took this long last year either. And if my Mississippi refund is still processing then why do I have the message of 90days. On their site on the how to videos it clearly states that my message means that I’m done processing and waiting on ddd

    #4215601 Reply


    Okay but my federal return was processed before the 29th.

    Even so, it didn’t take this long last year.

    #4215550 Reply


    Just called and talked to someone at Mississippi Department of Revenue. He was nice and all and looked up my refund and said it is still being processed. To allow 4 to 6 weeks for processing to be done. Also that they didn’t start processing returns until January 29th like the irs.

    #4215188 Reply


    Folks up there supposed to be doing our refunds are probably on bourbon st at mardi gras … this is crazy, i’ve always been done before the middle of feb..

    #4214706 Reply

    marie reed

    I don’t know of anyone who has gotten a refund from the state of Mississippi yet! This is awful!

    #4214594 Reply


    Has anyone talked to anyone over the phone at the MS DOR ?

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    #4211899 Reply


    If you have a TAP account it tells you if your return has been processed, mine has been processed but doesn’t have a deposit date anywhere in sight.

    #4210667 Reply


    @ Daniel. I was wondering the same thing about weekends. I looked on My Block and it is giving me an estimated date of 2-20-18 for Mississippi refund. Still says 90 days for me.

    #4210509 Reply


    Still says being reviewed for me too, but it says 30 days instead of 90. I got my federal refund on Tuesday.

    I normally get my state refund and federal refund within days of each other.

    #4210462 Reply


    Does anyone know if MS dor issue refunds during the weekend?
    Doubtful.. but im hoping so.

    #4210388 Reply


    Still saying review. uggggg

    #4210379 Reply


    No updates here, still being “reviewed” ugh. i check it like 5 times a day lol. Was hoping it would be before my bday but probably gonna end up being next week. MS is so slow :(

    #4209958 Reply


    Any updates on anyone’s state refund yet. Mine is still the same.

    #4207548 Reply


    @daniel @Monica mine says the same. If you access the tap dor site through a desktop or laptop scroll down to what’s new and click the link. From there go to How to videos click where’s my refund…in the video it tells you what each status means…

    #4207538 Reply


    @Monica thats just the standard message everyone gets when they are processing the return. I have been stuck on that status for a week now.

    #4207524 Reply


    I just checked the status of my refund. Turbo tax says accepted for both at state and federal, but when I went into the MS State Tax webpage it’s says “it has been received and is being reviewed. If any additional info is needed they will contact me. Allow 90 days to receive your refund” My question is, Does this mean my refund was rejected? Am I being audited? Will this delay my refund?

    #4207299 Reply


    Mine finally shows up as processing. Our state is just horribly slow. I have always got my fed weeks before state. No credits so fed is usually fast. Tap website shows my refund as a balance but nothing pending as far as DD. Im assuming that ms dor is the one that deposits the money and not sbtpg. I cant remember

    #4207017 Reply


    @michelle same thing mine says. I pretty convinced now that ms doesn’t approve until after federal is approved…

    #4206999 Reply


    This is what mine says exactly. “Your return was received and is being reviewed. If additional information is needed, you will be contacted by mail. Please allow 90 days for your return to complete processing.”

    #4206989 Reply


    @daniel mine says received and being reviewed. I don’t think they release until federal is approved. Last year I had to ID Verify and after I was verified my state deposited a week before my federal deposited.

    #4206222 Reply


    Any updates? Mine was initially rejected fixed through turbo tax. Then accepted. However TAP shows no refund for my social was found.

    #4205197 Reply


    @michelleg @marie reed If you go to the website there are training videos and one of them is how to use the refund status site. In that video it clearly says that message means your return has been processed. So i’m thinking that Ms won’t release until your federal has cleared. Last year I had to ID Verify and my state didn’t budge until after my federal cleared, i got it 11 days before my federal deposited into my account.

    #4203667 Reply


    @ Marie Reed. My Mississippi state return is showing the same thing. Have you found out anything yet.

    #4203250 Reply

    marie reed

    I filed Mississippi on 1/29/18. Checked the website and it says “your return has been received and is being processed. Please allow 90 days”. Is this just a generic message for MS filers?

    #4200621 Reply


    @daniel same here my MS return is still pending last year i received my federal tax refund before my state tax refund. In the past it only took 2 weeks for state to process my return.

    #4200450 Reply


    Filed on the 18th, Turbo tax says my fed was accepted (however no email from irs, yet) Wmr shows nothing. State shows pending, MS seems like they always slow when it comes to processing.
    Where my MS people at?

    #4197390 Reply


    Filed through a Preparer 4-14-17 efiled.State law says they must send return in 90 days,its been 99 days.Automated system only says being reviewed.Time to start raising cane.

    #4188604 Reply


    I filed my 2017 tax return on 02/27/2017 (4 days ago). I was accepted that same afternoon and knew it would take weeks. Out of pure curiosity, I decided to check the Mississippi status website early Wednesday morning and found my refund had been approved and cleared their system on 02/28. I received my MS State income tax refund in my bank account this morning. I also received an 846 Refund Issued code on my Account Transcripts. This is a great day, but next week will be even better!!

    #4163448 Reply


    State taxes went from approved will receive within 5 days to approved, cleared our system on feb 7, will receive within 5 days. Anyone know how long it actually takes?

    #4161880 Reply


    Submitted/accepted feb 1
    Approved feb 8

    They usually stick to that 5-7 day time frame. Should have payment next Wednesday. Hopefully sooner, as this seems to be a smoother process this year.

    #4161776 Reply


    I checked this morning and it was finally approved.

    #4161772 Reply


    Check your status

    #4159551 Reply


    Any new updates? Ours says “reviewd,” but it always says that. It tends to release after federal is DD.

    #4152748 Reply


    Hi Everyone! I filed with H&R Block on 01/12/17. I was allowed to file my federal but State is still sitting there. They haven’t emailed me yet to say I can go ahead and e-file my state return. Anyone else having a problem or is this an H&R Block problem ?

    #4152453 Reply


    Figures ms is at bottom of the list Lol… anyones return still pending ?

    #4116681 Reply

    3rd yr early

    Me either. But looking over my past returns I never get a deposit before mid to late February.

    #4116241 Reply


    I still haven’t been accepted

    #4113517 Reply

    Sam C

    I eFiled through TurboTax on February 12… so almost 9 months ago now. It shows everything “Accepted” and I got my federal refund in the usual time frame. I found myself going through the “where’s my refund” tracker on the MS DOR website over and over from then until the 90 day mark and beyond Eventually I kind of wrote it off and figure I’d get the refund eventually or not but whatever. (Basically, I’d have a happy $600 surprise if it ever did come in, but I didn’t have time to fool with it anymore. I figure the state is counting on a lot of people not wanting to jump through hoops to get in touch with anyone at the DOR.) Finally had some time today to really sit down with all my ducks in a row and chew some people out… called 601-923-9089 (found the number on this thread) and almost immediately go through to someone. I told her it had been nearly 9 months since I filed and I needed to get my refund NOW. She asked for my social and put me on hold for less than a minute. Then, she came back on and said to allow 7-10 days for the refund to post to my account. I was shocked… I asked if it would be direct deposited still into the originally specified account, and she said it would. We shall see… are they really just holding money until they get a call?!? WORST. STATE. EVER.

    #4112600 Reply

    L Carlisle

    I sent in electronically our state taxes January 25, 2015, and as of July 12, 2015, we have still not received our refund. All calls to the state are the stupid electronic voice, and just state our return is under review. What’s up with this?

    #4112573 Reply


    I sent my return in the first week of February. We had to mail it in along with copies of my federal return, because we file multiple states, and there is some rule about that, not sure, my accountant tells me. We sent the full federal return, all the w-2’s, etc. We do not live in MS, just one of the contract companies is based out of MS, so it wasn’t much income, small refund owed of $265. I called today and was told they needed a copy of the w-2 for the MS company……… even though we went that to them. This was NOT an electronic filing. So I sent it via email anyway and was told it was attached to the account now. So it’s been sitting there for FIVE months? They needed a w-2 that was already sent to them? For a small refund? This is ridiculous.

    #4112272 Reply


    Has anyone received their refund for 2014 or are they still waiting? I called all the numbers – still under review – filed on the 6 of Feb!! Any ideas?

    #4111880 Reply

    Albert Jahns


    Does anyone else still not have their 2014 return as of MAY 16 2015? I’ve actually talked to people at the revenue dept that have told me that I was correct in my assertion that the state was jerking us around just to hold onto our dollars. You can’t make them do anything, so I suggest stop pre-paying your taxes, if you’re close enough to Louisiana (or any bordering state) buy your gas and alcohol and tobacco there. High schoolers and college students, learn early. You don’t want the state of Mississippi to have anything to do with your money- need proof, just read this board.

    #4108853 Reply

    Barbara 2014

    I filed my sons and it is still saying that it is being reviewed. This is the 1st year that it has not come in right behind the federal refund. What’s up?

    #23770 Reply


    I filed my return and it was accepted on 2/2/14. I was entitled to a $5300 refund. When I called to check on the status a couple of weeks after it was accepted, the system kept saying it was being reviewed. 90 days later, I got a letter saying they needed more information. I sent them receipts, cancelled checks, travel logs, expense trackers, etc. They were overnighted. Now, 200 days after initial acceptance, I call to check on the status of my refund. It said that my return has finished processing and no refund is due. I then call to talk to a person. They informed me that not only do I not get my large refund but I now owe them almost $4000. The lady who was reviewing said that she did not accept any of my deductions even though they had receipts to back up each and every one. I am so angry at this point. Do any of you know of any lawyers or anything I can do about this? When I told the lady I was getting a lawyer, she told me “The State of Mississippi is sovereign.” This is ridiculous.

    #24226 Reply


    Filed my return in late February. Finally was able to speak with someone at 601-923-7089 about 3 weeks ago. The nice lady said it was in process and they needed to verify my husband’s income with his employer. She asked for a phone number which I provided…..still nothing. No one has called to verify anything. This is ridiculous.

    #24224 Reply

    phyllis wilson

    My refund was e-filed on march 8th. Still processing. Come on it’s not that big of a refund but it is MINE and I want it. This absolutely ridiculous.

    #24109 Reply


    Mailed my return in mid-March. Almost five months later I have not received my refund. I have called the automated line at least 20 times and it always says the return “has not processed” and “no other information is available.” What does this mean? Anyone else having this issue?

    #24105 Reply

    C Clark

    oh dear God! I just called the number, pressed “0” and it told me that all representatives are busy at this time….it doesn’t give you an option to hold, it tells you to call back later or go to the website and it disconnects you!!!

    i am totally convinced it is some sort of scam, this is outrageous!

    #24104 Reply

    C Clark

    At least I see that I am not alone.

    I filed my return in February as well and my status continues to say “received, under review” i tried to call today to speak to a human and i was routed back to the automated line.

    i am going to try the number posted above and press “0” to see if I get some movement. this is beyond ridiculous!

    #23893 Reply


    Defiled in February, and it was accepted, but never showed on the MS site. I called and they said it was under review for 90 days, so more than 4 months later, I called again and the woman finally says they’ve finished reviewing and I should get it in the next week or two. I’ll believe it when I see it. Now the website says its under review instead of not there at all. I filed almost 5 months ago. Absurd.

    #23678 Reply

    Cindy 2014

    I filed my return through H&R Block in early March. The MS web site showed my claim has been ‘under review’ for over 90 days. I just called 601-923-7089 and hit 0. It took a very nice lady 30 minutes to research and tell me that my large refund still being reviewed.

    #23669 Reply


    I filed on Feb 2 Accepted,I called the number and was told that its under review,Then called back a few days ago and told they are waiting on info from my employer,asked if I could help they said no just waiting to hear back from employer,I think its all a scam on the part of Mississippi we need to vote theses people out of power thats the only control we have,This is an abuse of power to the extreme.

    #23664 Reply

    Irritated Coast Gal

    I efiled in April for a DD; my refund is still “being processed”. I have tried the numbers posted here to check the status, get nothing but an automated bunch of horse manure. Like the majority of you on this thread, I am getting pretty frustrated. Any other suggestions?

    #23648 Reply

    Renee Cooper

    WOOHOO! Ok people, I called 601-923-7089, computer gives you a list of options, choose 0. This first time I chose 0 it rang and rang. I called back and chose 0 and a nice lady answered. I told her I had efiled with Tax Act the first of Feb. 2014 and it still says processing. She asked for my social, I heard her keying for a few, then she came back on and said all looked find and that I should get my refund shortly. OMGOSH! I wish I had know about this “glitch” that Tax Act has had all along. But all is good now. Hopefully I will see my refund in my account soon. Have a great day and good luck.

    #23646 Reply

    Renee COoper

    April, what number did you call to get someone to hit that button. I did mine thru Taxact, it was accepted on Feb. 6, 2014 and all it says is processing. Its been over 4 months now. I don’t get it!!!

    #23639 Reply


    My refund was accepted back in January and is STILL being processed! That is our great state at work. Do everything electronically to cut down on paperwork and it takes 10x longer…. Gimme a break!

    #23600 Reply


    Finally some change in status
    Let’s see, I filed in the beginning of Feb.

    Your refund was processed on 6/12/2014. Please allow at least 2 weeks to receive a paper refund check, or 7 to 10 days to receive your refund by direct deposit. If after that time you haven’t received your check or direct deposit, please wait an additional 30 days. After that time, write and request a tracer for the refund. Include your name, social security number, correct address, tax year of the return and your signature.
    Mail to:

    Mississippi Department of Revenue
    P.O. Box 1033
    Jackson, MS 39215-1033

    Please allow 8 to 10 weeks for processing the tracer request.

    So I have to wait 7-10 days for direct deposit which sounds ridiculous then if it doesn’t come I have to wait another 30 days before I can file a tracer request and then have to wait 8-10 weeks for that to happen.
    They sure make it hard for you to receive YOUR money.

    #23485 Reply

    Virginia F. McMullen

    checking the status of my income tax…you all accepted the last of January.

    #23455 Reply


    Does anyone know if there is a way to report these people. By these people, I mean The Department of Revenue. I’ve been waiting two and a half months on my taxes and still don’t have them. Called this past Friday and the lady I spoke with sent an email to the proper department to tell them to begin processing my taxes. I checked the status today and it’s still saying that it’s being reviewed. No one should have to send the next department an e-mail to tell them to do their job. And how long does it take to review someone’s taxes?!! It definitely shouldn’t takes as long as their making it take. If the federal government can get your return back to you in two weeks or less, why does it take MS months and months to do it. The federal government has more returns to get out than MS. I’m convinced that these people aren’t doing anything at work or are unorganized. Idk but I’m pissed off and I want my money. I would like to know where/how to report or place a complaint on them.

    #23191 Reply


    This is getting ridiculous mine was accepted on 2/5 still haven’t received.. Said it processed on 5/23 and now I checked again today and it now says it processed on 5/29. How can it reprocess ?!?! Mississippi is just jerking us around playing with our money. I’m so glad I moved so I never have to deal with this ridiculous state tax again . Next week it will probably say it processed for a third time on a third different date.

    #23069 Reply



    Here’s what happens if you are 1 day late…. they charge you 100.00 minimum. My son was 1 day late b/c he was sure he’d get a refund – always has – so if you are late and get a refund they don’t care but if you are late and you OWE??? well, we found out he owed 5 bucks… yep 5 bucks… his penalty was 50 cents PLUS 100.00 b/c you are not allowed to send them less than 100 bucks. So – for owing 5 bucks bc THEIR calculations were wrong on his w/holding. He’s a single 20 yr old kid – if there’s not enough w/holding that is THEIR BAD. So he had to write them a 105.50 check. They make me so mad. But, we can wait 90 to 180 days for our money. sure… go ahead and earn that interest.

    #22862 Reply


    I am still waiting on my refund as well as 2 friends which 1 of them filed back in Jan!

    #22813 Reply

    Mz jd

    Well still waiting accepted end of January sent in all required documents and still have to wait up to another 90 days!!!!! The rep said yes ma’am they just said will complete within 90 days of date paperwork received.

    #22689 Reply


    I am beyond pissed. the first time I called I was told my return went into review feb 4 and to call back in 2 weeks if I didn’t have my refund. 2 weeks passed so I called back. the rep told me I should have been got my refund because they posted it feb 4 but they didn’t send it out. told me if I didnt get it within 1 week to call back. called back last Thursday may 8, and was told it was in review and to call back if I had not seen it in one week. this is the shocker, I called back today and was told it was pulled for random review and guess what? MY REVIEW HAS NOT EVEN STARTED YET. Basically ny refund has been sitting up untouched since Feb 4. I couldn’t do anything but cry. this hurts to be lied to and jerked around.

    #22687 Reply

    This is dumb

    The state has the money to pay you back. They hold all this money in high interest accounts for as long as they can to make more money at your expense.

    #22639 Reply


    Update 05/13/2014. Final update.

    I called the DOR one week ago and spoke to someone on the phone. I explained that it was getting close to 90 days and I still hadn’t received my refund. The lady on the phone had me on hold (but I could still hear her typing) for about 10 minutes, and then came back on and said that she’d done something and that my refund had completed review and would be available in 10-14 business days. (Funny how their “hands are tied” and they “can’t do anything” until they have to meet the 90 day requirement, anyways.)

    So I checked again on the DOR website on 05/12 and saw that it still said that my refund was being reviewed. I was beyond pissed off at this point, as it had already been 5 days since I was told that it was completed. I called into the DOR and the lady on the phone told me that my refund **HAD NOT** completed review, and to call back in 2 weeks. So I’m furious by this point because they have apparently lied to me, and it’s officially been 90 days since I submitted the return. I sent an email with a few choice words, demanding that they let me speak to a supervisor because I was not going to tolerate being lied to and given the run around. The next day (today, 05/13) I checked the website and it says that my return has been processed on 05/12 and will be deposited into 7-10 days.

    Summary: I submitted on 02/12, and it completed review on 05/12. Exactly 90 days later. Which is what I’ve been saying all along, they just want to hang on to our money for as long as they can until they’re forced to give it to you. Get prepared to wait the full 90 days to receive your return, especially if it’s a larger return.

    Hopefully all of this information has helped someone. Take care!

    #22629 Reply

    William Childress

    Where is my state refund it said 90 days it has been 97 days please respond need our money.received February 5.2014 is in review if there was a mistake I can help

    #22483 Reply



    They told you 90 BUSINESS days? Oh hell no. It states to “allow 90 days” on their website, not “allow 90 business days”. If they try to give me that bullshit, I’m gonna raise some hell. I’d like to see how long it took one of our asses to get into trouble if on April 15 (tax day), we told the state of MS to give us 90 business days to pay them. This lopsided possession of power is ridiculous, there’s literally no consequences on them, they have all the power concerning our refunds and they know it.

    #22482 Reply


    Nikki, they accepted on 2/5 and they sent your refund through on 04/29. On 05/05/2014 (less than a week from now) they would’ve hit the 90 day time limit that they have to complete your review. I’m convinced Mississippi just wants to hang onto the money for as long as they possibly can, the state is dirt poor. They just give you the run around over at the DOR until the 90 days approaches, then they’re forced to pay you. I filed on 02/12, meaning 05/12 will be at the 90 day mark. I bet you my return goes through by next week, proving my theory on why it’s taking so long. Figures someone has to force them to give you your money, they never would otherwise.

    #22459 Reply


    Mine was accepted on 2/5 like so many others I’ve just skimmed through!! Was this just the random day they chose to review everybody?

    #22379 Reply


    I’ve been waiting over a month for my return. When I sent a message on the online contact form, the response was:

    You did not include your SS number in the message. The refund line number is 601-923-7801.

    First of all, why the heck would I write my SS number in an e-mail?!!!!!!!!!! Secondly, the automated system isn’t telling me any more information than the website tracker is tell me!!!!!!!!!!! I went back to college full-time in January so I’m not working. I need my refund and their playing with my money!!

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