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i mailed my return 3/3/05 i called 4wks later was told there was a problem found processing my return so they were making sure everything was right what does that mean and will i get my return why so long?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Joseph Barcus replied 11 years ago.
Tax people are easy to work with, did they leave you a 800 number to call and keep track of whats going on. if not go to there site and get the numbers there. maybe there was a math problem did you keep copies of what you filed, if so re check it and try to see what they may think is wrong. if you owe any child support you can bet your check is history. or any goverment loans. but you would had known that before you filed they are pretty good at letting you know you owe them for goverment loans, but the child support thing is a different story, now i just said that because alot of folks dont get it back due to that, I have no ideal if you are in this spot or not, just guess work is all.
Expert:  Joseph Barcus replied 11 years ago.
one more question. did you claim all you made, one time I helped a church out with hvac installation didnt charge any labor but they paid me for the material. I didnt claim that didnt feel I needed to, but the county turned in a slip saying they payed me 4000.00 that in turned caused my return to be screwed up and I had to pay 1200.00 more in taxes. that I thought was unfair, the county commision would not help me on the correct statement, but anyways thats another way to get delayed refunds, to have someone turn something on you that you didnt claim you did, good luck
Expert:  Melissa replied 11 years ago.
You should definately call the 800 number and talk to the IRS regarding the status of your return again. They definately should have sent you something in the mail to let you know what the hold up is on your refund. Starting in March through the deadline April 15th, their turn around time does slow down but it should never take this long. If you need the number I can definately give it to you to call.

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