E-file your tax return and use direct deposit!
Filing season opens on Feb. 12. Take these simple steps to help ensure filing your tax return and speed your tax refunds to avoid a variety of pandemic-related issues. If you have not previously used e-file, the IRS emphasizes using it this year to avoid paper-related processing delays. The IRS cautioned paper filed tax returns and paper checks will tkae even longer this year due to a variety of reasons.
The IRS expects to receive more than 160 million individual tax returns this year. Now more than ever, the safest and best way to file a complete and accurate tax return and get a refund is to file electronically and use direct deposit.