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Receive your tax refund in as few as 10 days with e-file and Direct Deposit!1

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Directions for Paper Filing

  1. Get your 1040 from irs.gov
  2. Find the section titled Refund
  3. Copy your routing and account numbers

Directions for E-Filing

  1. Use software like TurboTax, or see the IRS website for more options
  2. Choose Direct Deposit for your Refund
  3. Enter your routing and account numbers

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FAQ's

FAQ for general information only. Not intended to be tax advice. Consult a qualified tax advisor.

When can I file my taxes?
If filing by mail, you can generally file your taxes starting January 1. For tax forms, visit the IRS website. If e-filing, you can generally e-file starting January 1.
Whether you decide to do your taxes by yourself and mail in the form, with a tax preparer, or through e-file, you will need your routing and account numbers to enter on the form in the Refund section.

When can I e-file?
You can generally e-file starting on January 1. You can e-file with TurboTax, or see the IRS website for more options. You will need your routing and account numbers to enter on the form in the Refund section.

How do I e-file?
It's easy to e-file with TurboTax or see the IRS website for more options. You will need your routing and account numbers to enter on the form in the Refund section.

If I have a card account and I'm filing jointly, what do I need to know?
If you are filing jointly, the social security number and name used on the return must match the social security number and name on the card account.

Where do I get my W-2?
It should come in the mail. If you don't receive it, contact your employer or benefits provider.

What are the benefits to use Direct Deposit for my tax refund?
When you choose Direct Deposit, you won't need to wait for a paper check to be printed and mailed to you, which you'll need to cash and then deposit. Both of these steps may have fees associated with them, which you avoid by choosing to Direct Deposit your refund.

Is there a limit for my tax refund check?
As with any deposit to your account, your tax refund is limited to $15,000.00, (the maximum amount allowed on your card).

Do I need to e-file in order to get my tax refund Direct Deposit onto my card?
No. You can enter your routing and account numbers on your tax form in the Refund section, even if you are mailing it in.

How long does it take to get my refund?
By e-filing and choosing Direct Deposit, the IRS expects to issue 9 out of 10 refunds within 21 days, as opposed to 4-6 weeks for a check in the mail. It is possible that yours could require additional review and take longer.2

What is the status of my refund?
The IRS issues most refunds in less than 21 calendar days. It is possible yours could require additional review and take longer.2 You can check your refund status on the IRS website or on the IRS2GO App.

When will my Direct Deposit be available in my account?
You'll have access to your money as soon as the funds are electronically deposited to your card.

How do I find my routing number and account number?
You can look at the top of this page. You can also view them on your Direct Deposit page when logged in.

1 - Go to www.irs.gov for the most current information.

2 - By choosing Direct Deposit, the IRS expects to issue 9 out of 10 refunds within 21 days, as opposed to 4-6 weeks for a check in the mail. It is possible that yours could require additional review and take longer. Please see www.irs.gov for the most current information.