Still have not received my US Fed Refund

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Grad467_2
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Still have not received my US Fed Refund

Post by Grad467_2 » Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:47 pm

Good day all. I did a search and could not find this topic thus the post. I did my 1040-NR and mailed it out approximately June 9 this year and I still do not have any clue the status of my refund check (I also filed for my State return and received a check in July). It was a paper return (from my understanding 1040NR's cannot be e-filed?).

I spoke to the IRS 2 weeks ago and they told me they are still working on the backlog but they couldn't find anything in their system (I also check online via "IRS - Where is my Refund" and nothing comes up and the site tells me they haven't received anything yet). During this call, the IRS agent told me that if I don't hear anything by the end of this month, to send a copy of my return as well as a W2 copy which I will do this week.

Is anybody else still waiting? I am curious because I think my return might have been lost via mail.

Any recommendations and feedback is greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance

jixca
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Re: Still have not received my US Fed Refund

Post by jixca » Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:35 am

Mailed 1040 on Mar 13
Refund received Sep 10

You probably have a month or two of waiting still.

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Re: Still have not received my US Fed Refund

Post by nelsona » Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:55 pm

The fact that nothing os in the system yet tells me you should be sending a copy as instructed. "Where's my refund" usually works within days of sending in the form.
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Grad467_2
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Re: Still have not received my US Fed Refund

Post by Grad467_2 » Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:25 pm

nelsona wrote:
> The fact that nothing os in the system yet tells me you should be sending a
> copy as instructed. "Where's my refund" usually works within days
> of sending in the form.

Nelsona, that's what I plan to day but the lady told me via my call to the IRS that this is not necessarily uncommon.

Jixca, curious when you started seeing an update via the IRS's "Where is my refund" tool on their website?

jixca
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Re: Still have not received my US Fed Refund

Post by jixca » Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:27 pm

I checked few times from May to July and there was no result, then stopped caring.

They (IRS) only went back to office in late July I think, so the paperwork piled up and wouldn't be in the system for a while.

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Re: Still have not received my US Fed Refund

Post by nelsona » Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:35 pm

Indeed, the IRS is probably backlogged. Trying to cash Trump's $750 check.
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