why is my federal tax refund taking so long mailed paper copy to fresno ca 3-18-2020 ?
- RICKLv 71 month ago
The IRS suspended processing of paper returns due to processing stimulus payments. Supposed to resume in mid June but if there is another round of stimulus payments it will probably be October
- STEVEN FLv 71 month ago
You MAILED a copy after the IRS stopped processing paper. You can expect your refund about the same time as you are filing next years return.
- SlickterpLv 71 month ago
COVID and it was a paper return.
- EvaLv 71 month ago
In case you hadn't noticed, there's a pandemic and many offices are closed, including the IRS processing centers. Mail has been piling up and is stored to be processed when they reopen. That's why it's always better to e-file if your return qualifies for it. You aren't going to see your refund for months.
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- StephenWeinsteinLv 71 month ago
Because mailed paper copies aren't being processed due to COVID-19.
- mercedesLv 71 month ago
Because your return has been sitting in a mail bag with nobody to open it.
- Wayne ZLv 71 month ago
The IRS completely stopped processing paper returns a couple of months ago due to COVID.
They are, just now, starting up again and are trying to get to the backlog.
Don't look for money anytime soon.
- JudyLv 71 month ago
There has been a delay in processing paper returns due to IRS workers furloughed because of covid.