Why is my refund less than the amount on my tax return?
If you owe past due:
State Income Tax
State Unemployment Compensation Debts
Certain Federal Nontax Debts such as student loans
All or some of your refund may be used to pay the the past-due amount.
I owe money on my last year’s tax return, Can I still get a refund this year?
- If you owe any federal tax, state tax, student loans, or child support, your refund may be withheld. However, the IRS will most likely automatically apply your refund to any past due amounts.
Can I still get my tax refund if I am currently making payments for my prior year's taxes?
Unfortunately not. The IRS will automatically apply your refund to the taxes owed.
How soon can I get my refund?
If filed electronically, you should receive your refund between 1 - 2 weeks. If paper filed, you should receive it between 4 - 12 weeks.
Can I get my refund the next day?
Unfortunately not. The next day refund is no longer available in CA.
What are Tax Exemptions?
There are different kinds of Tax exemptions, however, they all can either reduce or eliminate your obligation to pay income tax. Personal exemptions You can claim one personal tax exemption (Married filing jointly gets one exemption each). The ...