How far back can you file for a refund on taxes?

Answer On One Hand: If a Refund is OwedIf you are owed a refund on a federal tax return, you can still collect it if you file the return within three years of the due date. After three years, you can neit... Read More »

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How to File Back Taxes With a Direct Deposit Refund?

For American taxpayers, April 15 can be among the most dreaded days of the year. It is usually the deadline for paying taxes, though the government may shift the date by a few days to accommodate w... Read More »

Do you have to file taxes if you have a refund?

Yes, you do need to file taxes if you are do a refund. Even if you do not have to file a return (under the minimum amount made or income received), you should file one to get a refund of any federa... Read More »

When I file my taxes using e-file, how long does it take to get my refund?

After e-filing your state and federal taxes, you can expect to receive your refund within 30 days. Some states, individuals and companies can expect delays in receiving tax refunds. Those who provi... Read More »

How far back can I claim a refund for my taxes?

There is a three-year statute of limitations on claiming federal tax refunds in the U.S. If you believe that the IRS owes you money from a previous tax year, file the proper paperwork before the th... Read More »