13, 2017 Español WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers that the next couple of weeks, especially around Presidents’ Day, marks the busiest time of year for IRS toll-free phone services. To save time and find answers faster, taxpayers should make their first stop. The IRS phone assistors do not have additional information on refund dates beyond what taxpayers have access to on "Where's My Refund? Given high call volumes, taxpayers should not call unless directed to do so by the refund tool.
Banking and financial systems need time to process deposits, which can take several days. will be updated on February 18 for the vast majority of early filers who claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit or Additional Child Tax Credit.
tool, the IRS web page where taxpayers and tax professionals can check on the status of refunds, will be updated on Saturday, February 18 for most early filers who claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit.
The IRS said Tuesday that the page will be updated with projected deposit dates for early EITC and ACTC refund filers a few days after Wednesday, February 15.
Beginning in 2017, taxpayers using a software product for the first time may need their Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) amount from their prior-year tax return to verify their identity.
Taxpayers can learn more about how to verify their identity and electronically sign tax returns at Validating Your Electronically Filed Tax Return.