How long does it take for injured spouse refund?
Also to know is, how long does injured spouse refund take 2018?
about 11 weeks
Secondly, will my injured spouse refund be direct deposited? Yes, the Injured Spouse Allocation, Form 8379 can be paid through Direct Deposit only if you E-File the form with your Tax Return. If you send it in the mail after you have filed, you will most likely receive a paper check in the mail.
In respect to this, can you check the status of an injured spouse claim?
Check your status by entering your Social Security number, filing status and exact refund amount. If you filed your return electronically, information is available within 24 hours. If you mailed your return, your status updates within 4 weeks.
How does the injured spouse claim work?
An injured spouse is simply someone whose tax refund is used to cover the past-due debts of a spouse or ex-spouse. When married taxpayers file a joint return, each spouse has an interest in the jointly reported income and in the debt. The IRS will inform you and your spouse if an offset takes place.