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When's my refund?

By now, every taxpayer knows that the IRS offers ways to check on tax refund status.

There's the old-fashioned telephone. Just call 1-800-829-1954.

For folks who spend most of their time online, offer its popular Where's My Refund? tracking tool.

The latest tax money tracking option is the new IRS2Go smartphone app for your iPhone or Android device.

But wait, there's more!

The IRS has additional refund info that will help e-filers know just when they need to start worrying about delivery of their refunds. It's a nifty chart that details the expected processing time for electronically filed tax returns.

Click here for a PDF version you can enlarge for a better view.

The IRS is careful to point out that the chart's refund delivery dates are just guidelines.

"This is the projected date that the refund will be direct deposited or mailed. It may take up to 5 additional days for the financial institution to post the refund to your account, or for mail delivery," notes the footnote on the table.

But if your refund is well past the guideline date shown on the chart, you probably want to forget tracking and talk to a real person at the IRS about exactly what is the holdup with your tax money.

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