IRS Refund Schedule 2018

If you claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) and are waiting for a refund, don’t expect to get it before February 27.

If the IRS receives your return by…
Anticipated refund date if e-filed with direct deposit
Anticipated refund date if e-filed with refund mailed
Anticipated refund date if paper return filed with direct deposit
Anticipated refund date if paper return filed with refund mailed
 January 29 February 12 February 20 February 26 March 5
 February 5 February 20 February 26 March 5 March 12
 February 12 February 26 March 5 March 12 March 19
 February 26 March 12 March 19 March 26 April 2
 March 5 March 19 March 26 April 2 April 9
 March 12 March 26 April 2 April 9 April 17
 March 19 April 2 April 9 April 17 April 23
 March 26 April 9 April 17 April 23 April 30
 April 2 April 17 April 23 April 30 May 7
 April 9 April 23 April 30 May 7 May 14
 April 17 April 30 May 7 May 14 May 21

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