Today, the IRS released another "Tax Time Guide" aiming to streamline filing season. The press release advises taxpayers to check "Where's My Refund?" for information regarding their tax return; subsequently, smartphone users can download the IRS2Go 5.0 application to check the status of their refund.
Preparers can remind their clients that "Where's My Refund?" is only updated once per day, and will not have any information prior to the IRS receiving the tax return: data appears within 24 hours for e-filed returns and four weeks for paper returns.
Read the full article: "Tax Time Guide: IRS Reminds Taxpayers About 'Where's My Refund?'"
Source: Internal Revenue Service