“When Will I Get My 2020 Income Tax Refund?”

by Kenneth Hrica Jan 10, 2020 | Share

The below chart shows an estimated timeline for when a taxpayer is likely to receive their refund, based on the information we have now, and using projections based on previous years. If your IRS income tax refund is delayed, ask your tax professional, or simply use the “Where’s My Refund?” tool on the IRS website. Or download the IRS2Go app to check your refund status.
IRS Accepts Between These Dates ==== > Direct Deposit Sent(Or Check Mailed)

1/20/2020- 1/24/2020— > Friday 1/31/2020 *

1/27/2020- 1/31/2020 — > Friday 2/7/2020

2/3/2020 – 2/7/2020 — > Friday 2/14/2020 **

2/10/2020- 2/14/2020 — > Friday 2/21/2020 **

2/17/2020- 2/21/2020 — > Friday 2/28/2020

2/24/2020- 2/28/2020 — > Friday 3/6/2020

3/2/2020- 3/6/2020 — > Friday 3/20/2020 ***

3/9/2020- 3/13/2020 — > Friday 3/27/2020

3/16/2020- 3/20/2020 — > Friday 4/3/2020

3/23/2020- 3/27/2020 — > Friday 4/10/2020

* = IRS may delay tax filing season by one week or more due to changes in tax law.

** = Returns with EITC or CTC may have refunds delayed until late February to verify credits.

*** = Filing during peak season can result in slightly longer waits.

About the Author

Kenneth Hrica

Ken Hrica joined Century Accounting & Financial Services full time in 1991, after working for several years in public accounting with Ernst & Young. With almost 35 years at Century, Ken has recently taken over the firm and its management. The value he brings to his clients lies in his vast experience, working with hundreds of individuals, businesses and non-profit organizations. Ken’s hands on approach includes getting new clients’ records up to date, helping new clients properly set up their books, assisting in making decisions on business structures, and payroll advice, such as should you issue a 1099 vs. a W-2. He advises all clients, new and long term, in many other financial areas of their business including tax planning and tax preparation. He also helps clients deal with the IRS, from back taxes to installment agreements.

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