Why is my Maryland refund taking so long?

Due to budget constraints and staff reductions, we estimate processing of paper returns to take 30 days. Save yourself some time next year and consider electronically filing your tax return.

Why can’t I locate my refund?

If you don’t see any information on the IRS tracker, it’s because your return has not been processed yet. You can also call the IRS by phone to check the status if it has been more than 21 days since the return was accepted.

How long do MD state tax refunds take?

approximately 30 days
Paper filers Paper returns take approximately 30 days to process. Keep in mind that acknowledgment of the receipt of your return takes place when your return has processed and appears in our computer system. Typically, a refund can also be delayed when the return contains: Math errors.

How do I check if I owe Maryland state taxes?

If you believe you owe state taxes but have not received a notice, call our taxpayer service office at 410-260-7980 from Central Maryland or 1-800-MDTAXES from elsewhere.

How far back does the IRS keep copies of tax returns?

3 years
Period of Limitations that apply to income tax returns Keep records for 3 years from the date you filed your original return or 2 years from the date you paid the tax, whichever is later, if you file a claim for credit or refund after you file your return.

How do I check on the status of my Maryland refund?

You can check on the status of your current year Maryland income tax refund by providing your Social Security number and the exact amount of your refund as shown on the tax return you submitted. Enter this information in the boxes below.

Who is responsible for handling my Maryland state tax refund payments?

MD Income Tax Return Comptroller of Maryland is responsible for handling all Maryland State Tax Refund Payments . Where’s My Maryland State Refund?

Why is my refund not 100% of my 2013 refund?

Until your 2013 return is approved by the IRS, then the refund that was calculated is not 100%. It is known as the “expected refund”, meaning it is subject to change. For example, let’s say you filed your return without reporting all of your income from the year.

How do I check the status of my tax refund?

In order to find out the status of your refund or tax return for prior year returns you will need to contact the IRS by phone at 1-800-829-1040. However, for your current year return you will be able to use the “Where’s My Refund” Tool on the IRS website. Reply.