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IRS: 4 million refunds have been sent in 2022

Americans are eagerly awaiting their tax refunds from the IRS after they began accepting tax returns Jan. 24.

IRS tax return forms to submit to the IRS for a tax refund

At this point in time, the IRS has already issued 4 million tax refunds for the 2022 season.

The average refund is worth around $2,201.

Since tax season started Jan. 24 the IRS has seen 16,685,000 returns, processed 12,992,000, and has sent 4,330,000 refunds.

By Feb. 4 there were already 4 million refunds delivered, and the IRS is waiting for an estimated 160 million returns total.

The numbers are updated each week by the IRS.


IRS: How long for refunds to be approved?

Deadlines for filing with the IRS

The majority of Americans are facing a deadline of April 18, 2022.

Normally it’s April 15, but Emancipation Day has pushed it back this year.

Maine and Massachusetts residents have a deadline of April 19, 2022.

This is due to Patriots Day being celebrated in those states.


What to do about failed tax payment notices

If you were the victim of tornadoes in Illinois, Kentucky, or Tennessee, you have until May 16.

This is true for victims of fires in Colorado as well.

You may request an extension until Oct. 17, 2022.

It’s unlikely the April 18 deadline will be extended like is has for the last two years due to the pandemic.

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