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Alabama State Refund

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After filing your Alabama state tax return, you probably want to know when you will get your Alabama state refund… Well, you’ve come to the right place as we discuss all the details for checking on and receiving your Alabama tax refund.

When Can You Expect Your Alabama Tax Refund?

tax refundRefund times can vary but you should allow six weeks after filing your return to check the status of your Alabama refund. If you have not received your Alabama refund within eight to 10 weeks of filing, your refund might be stopped for review.

How Do You Check Your Alabama Tax Refund Status?

To check your Alabama tax refund status, visit My Alabama Taxes. Then, choose “Where’s My Refund?” Follow the prompts online from there.

My Alabama Taxes also allows you to:

  • File returns and view prior filing periods
  • Pay taxes and see your tax balances
  • Send messages, get notifications, and review letters from the Department of Revenue

What Do You Need to Check Your Alabama Tax Refund?

There are three pieces of information that you will need to check on your Alabama state tax refund:

  • Your Social Security number (SSN)
  • The tax year for the return
  • The amount of your refund

Other states may require your date of birth, the year of the return, your filing status or your zip code.

How Long Do You Have To Wait to Receive Your Alabama Tax Refund?

E-filed returns can ensure a faster refund and return processing, however, you should wait six weeks after filing your return to verify your refund status. Additionally, the AL Department of Revenue does not begin issuing refunds until March 1st.

How Will the Refund be Sent?

In Alabama, even if you filed for direct deposit of your refund, the AL Department of Revenue may send your refund as a physical check as an attempt to prevent fraud.

How Do You Check Your Federal Tax Refund Status?

You can check the status of your federal return using H&R Block’s “Where’s My Refund?” tool. Knowing when to expect your refund after e-filing or paper filing gives you confidence and the ability to plan ahead for personal expenses. Whether you filed online or in person, H&R Block can answer your questions and track your income tax refund status as it changes.

Need Hands-On Guidance With Checking Your Alabama State Tax Refund?

If you want extra guidance on your Alabama state tax refund, enlist the help of a tax pro using H&R Block Virtual! With this service, we’ll match you with a tax pro with Alabama tax expertise. Then, you will upload your tax documents, and our tax pros will do the rest! We can help with your AL taxes, including federal deductions for paying state taxes.

Prefer a different way to file? No problem – you can find Alabama state tax expertise with all of our ways to file taxes.

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