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The government is broke? I'm not laughing.
This 1201 code is a generic code and could mean that you owe back taxes
Are you there?
Yes I am here
But I don't owe any back taxes.
I was always getting refund back
I always use the same program TurboTAX and was always getting my refund on time except this year
is there am AMT issue?
How/what did you use to file? hand? software?
Online, Turbotax basic
I have spoken to hundres of folks who keep getting pushedack.some for real reasons(back taxes, etc).
I believe you are simply being "stalled". I would expect it but if there are no REAL 1201 issues this can be a delay tactic the IRS is using (honestly).
so, when it is pushed back and there is 1201 code how long it usually take to get refund
several folks have been pushed bak from January to feb (late)
45 days is not uncommon.
I should cliifry (from the "original date"
so, should I call them or just wait
It never hurts to call (sometimes it makes you feel better).
calling them OR NOT calling them will ake little difference.
and if there is a problem-they will contact me and send me some kind of letter?
If there is no REAold up (as I suspect) it will come when they process it.
If there is a reason (even if you call) you'll STILL have to wit for a paper response.
so they will not give the reason over the phone?
yes. ven if you forgot to ceck box tht is irrelevant they can't/won't do it for you.
ok. i see
thank you very much
You may get lucky and get an answer but either way I bet the refund gets there the same time whether you call or not.
so, is 1201 mean audit or not necessary?
I'm sorry. This is the curreent happenings due to economics, staff cuts, etc.
ok. i see. thank you very much for your help
wish I had a more comfortinmg answer but theose are the facts.
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thank you very much for your answer. I guess I just wait for couple weeks
Is there anything else I can help you with?