Still waiting on your tax refund? Here’s what you should do
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – While millions of people have received their federal stimulus checks, many are still waiting on their tax refunds from the IRS. It would be so rare because anything over 45 days, the government has to pay interest, and the government doesn’t like to pay interest,” said Wolf Retirement Navigation President Adam Wolf. The clock officially starts within 45 days of the return due date, which is now July 15 or the date the IRS approves your submitted tax return -- whichever date comes later. “If you have a refund coming back, they have to pay you within 45 days. The IRS website has a “Where’s My Refund” page with a link to “Check My Refund Status.” The IRS asks that you use this link before calling.