Q & A
Why are IRS refunds delayed?
The delays are a result of a law that deters fraud linked to the two tax credits, like someone trying to claim another's refund as their own. T
Do I need to file a tax return ?
If you are a self employed, you are require to file a tax return if you earned more than $400 in the previous year.
For example, in 2021, you don't need to file a tax return if all of the following are true for you: Under age 65. Single. Don't have any special circumstances that require you to file (like self-employment income
how to determine if i need to pay taxes or receive a tax refund ?
Your refund is determined by comparing your total income tax to the amount that was withheld for federal income tax. Assuming that the amount withheld for federal income tax was greater than your income tax for the year, you will receive a refund for the difference.
After I filed my taxes, how do I check the status of my refund ?
Using the IRS Where’s My Refund tool
Calling the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 (Wait times to speak to a representative may be long.)