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Reminder of the Federal Refund Delay for Upcoming 2018 Filing Season


This is a reminder that refunds will not be released again this coming filing season until February 15 for federal returns that claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or the Additional Child Tax credit.

The IRS will begin to release the refunds on these returns starting February 15. However the IRS is cautioning everyone that these refunds most likely will not begin to be deposited until February 27, 2018.  This is due to several factors, including banking and financial systems requiring time to process the deposits.

Therefore any return claiming one of these credits that is prepared in January or early February will not be deposited in the normal IRS refund timeframe.

See the IRS news release of November 7 - Get Ready for Taxes: Plan Ahead for 2018 Filing Season to Avoid Refund Delays for more information.

Recent Tax Updates

Things to be Aware of for the Upcoming 2018 Filing Season
Jan 3, 2018

Reminder – Affordable Care Act for Tax Year 2017 Returns
Dec 28, 2017

Reminder of the Federal Refund Delay for Upcoming 2018 Filing Season
Dec 13, 2017

Preparer Due Diligence Requirement Expansion Reminder
Nov 30, 2017

PTIN Renewal and Last Day to File a Return Electronically
Nov 13, 2017

Additional Updates
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