How long after your state is accepted to get refund?
Taxpayers who e-file can expect their refunds in about seven to eight weeks after they receive confirmation for file their states return. Those who file a paper return can expect refunds to take 10 to 11 weeks.
What does it mean when a state has accepted your return?
Not yet. Accepted means your tax return is now in the government’s hands and has passed the initial inspection (your verification info is correct, dependents haven’t already been claimed by someone else, etc.). After acceptance, the next step is for the government to approve your refund.
Why is my federal return accepted but my state is pending?
“Pending” just means that your e-filed return is on its way and that the state hasn’t accepted or rejected it yet. And until they accept or reject it, they won’t have any record of it.
Which refund takes longer state or federal?
If your state refund is taking longer to arrive than your federal refund, remember that each state has its own processing protocols and security measures, some of which may require more time than the federal process.
Is it 21 days from accepted or approved?
Once accepted, it can take anywhere from a few days to 3 weeks (21 days) to go from acceptance to approval, and this timeframe is unrelated to how, where, or when you filed, nor is it connected to how quickly you got your refund last year. If your refund is still processing, it has not been approved.
What happens after your refund is accepted?
Once that part’s done, the government approves your refund, which means it’s ready to be deposited or sent. It can take up to 21 calendar days after acceptance for the IRS to issue your refund, although most refunds go more quickly than that, while a small handful may take a bit longer.
Why was my federal return accepted but not state?
If your state return gets rejected, that doesn’t mean the federal will. They are processed individually by different entities. One doesn’t affect processing of the other. IRS handles your federal return and your state handles the state return.
Why did I get my federal but not my state refund?
This is not uncommon. The IRS and your state have separate refunding procedures and schedules, which just means your refunds are processed separately for federal and state. Some may get their federal refund before getting the state one, and vice versa.
Do federal taxes get accepted before state?
No. When you file your federal return and your state return together, the state requires that the IRS accept the federal return before they will look at the state return. This is because any changes that are required for your federal return will often affect the results of the state return.
Can state be accepted and federal rejected?
Yes, the IRS will deposit your federal refund even if your state return was rejected.
What time in the morning does the IRS deposit refunds?
Normally they sent to your bank between 12am and 1am. That does not mean it will go directly into your bank account. You bank can take up to 5 days to deposit it but normally it only takes a few hours.
When will my state tax refund arrive?
The Montana Department of Revenue says that if you file your return in January, it may process your refund within a week. However, you may wait up to eight weeks if you file in April, which is generally when states receive the majority of returns. Where’s My State Tax Refund – Nebraska
Why is my state refund taking so long to process?
Most likely since the IRS is testing, the IRS system has not and will not notify the state your return was accepted until the IRS opens e-filing officially on Jan 29th. All you can do really, is sit there and wait. June 7, 2019 3:48 PM My federal refund was accepted, but my state refund is still pending and it’s been 5 days. What should I do?
How do I find out if my state will issue a refund?
The automated system can tell you if and when the state will issue your refund. It cannot give you information on amended returns. The number is 1-800-323-4400 (toll-free within New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland) or 609-826-4400.
Why does my state Say my federal return is already accepted?
So if your federal return shows already accepted, that’s because the IRS pulled your return from the submission server just to test their systems with. Most likely since the IRS is testing, the IRS system has not and will not notify the state your return was accepted until the IRS opens e-filing officially on Jan 29th.