Check on the status of your tax refund in seconds

IRS tax refund
IRS tax refund

Checking on the status of your tax refund is easier than ever. You have two options: calling the IRS or checking online.

If you want to check the status of your refund online, you can do so directly on the IRS Web site. Visit the IRS' online refund tool or the Spanish version of the tool. The Web sites are available 24/7.
To check on the status of your refund, you'll need the following information:

  • Social Security Number or Taxpayer Identification Number.

  • The filing status you used when filing your return.

  • Your expected refund amount (in whole dollars).