Illinois State Refund


After filing your Illinois state tax return, you probably want to know when you will get your Illinois state refund… Well, you’ve come to the right place. Here we’ll cover the details of checking on and receiving your Illinois state refund.

How Do You Check Your Illinois Tax Refund Status?

To check your Illinois state refund status, refer to the State of Illinois Comptroller website, “Find Your IL Tax Refund.” Here you can view if the state already processed your tax return.

What Do You Need to Check Your Illinois Tax Refund Status?

To check your Illinois state refund status online, enter your:

  • Social Security number
  • First and last name
  • You can provide your email address or phone number to get updates about the status of your refund

When Will Your Illinois Tax Refund Be Received?

Here’s when you can expect to receive your Illinois refund based on how you filed:

Electronic filing: If you file electronically and elect for direct deposited into your checking or savings account, you will receive your refund faster.

Paper filing: If you file a paper return, the timeframe is extended. You can typically expect your Illinois tax refund to take longer than previous years as the state government continues their efforts to prevent identity theft and 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 your e-filing status 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 Illinois Refund?

If you want extra guidance tracking your Illinois refund or helping you file your state return, enlist the help of a tax pro using Tax Pro Go – all from the comfort of your home. To visit an office, find a H&R Block tax office closest to you.

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