It's that time of year again: tax season. For many of us, the constant visits to the IRS Where's My Refund site are in full swing, checking to see when our refund is going to be deposited into our bank account.
Early last year the IRS released a mobile app. allowing people to track their refund status while on the go.
Screenshot by Jason Cipriani
From the mobile app users can track the status of their refund, view videos on the IRS YouTube channel, request old tax records, and contact the IRS directly with any questions.
by Jason Cipriani
To track the status of your refund, you will need to provide your social security number, filing status, and exact refund amount.
After entering the required information, and as long as the IRS has had enough time to process your return, you should then see your estimated deposit date. If there are issues with the information you provided, the app will walk you through troubleshooting.
While sitting down at a computer to track your refund may not be all that convenient, being able to track your refund wherever you are certainly is. Just don't let it become an obsession.