IRS: Only 4 days left to submit return and get tax refund

Depending on when you file your tax return with the IRS, you can figure out your estimated refund date. There are only three days left to file.

irs tax forms to submit for a tax return and refund

The deadline this year was pushed from the 15th to the 18th of April in honor on Emancipation Day.

The average refund for 2022 is worth $3,226.

63 million refunds have been sent since the first week of April.


Why is Tax Day on April 18 this year?

Nine out of ten refunds are being sent within 21 days of returns being processed.

There are various websites through states to check for your refund, in addition to the Where’s My Refund tool through the IRS.

In Illinois, you can check online through the state’s Where’s My Refund tool, or by calling the 24/7 hotline at 1-800-829-1954.

To help avoid delays, you should put $0 for 2020’s AGI if that return has not yet been processed.


IRS: These “tips” will not make your refund arrive quicker

Differences with the IRS for 2022

This year more Americans are finding themselves eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit.

This year anyone without dependents between the ages of 19 and 64 are eligible.

Before, you needed to be 25-64 years old.

The child tax credit for 2021 is worth as much as $3,600, up from the previous $2,000.