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IRS Chief Says Most Taxpayers Face Three-Week Refund Wait Time

Jan. 24, 2022, 6:06 PM

Taxpayers who file electronically, request a direct deposit and don’t have any errors on their returns will get their tax refunds within about 21 days of filing their return, the typical wait time for tax refunds, IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig said.

  • “If they avoid errors when they file we still anticipate that most people will not experience delays,” Rettig said on a call with reporters Monday
  • Taxpayers who have errors on their return, including incorrect child tax credit or stimulus payment amounts, could face long delays because the IRS has to review those returns manually, he said
  • Taxpayers who file ...

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