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Should i be concerned that my federal tax needs further

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should i be concerned that my federal tax needs further review. i filled on the 24th of January and my status bar still shows being processed
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Tax
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I do have an offset due to a VA debt but the amount is less than the total amount of my refund.
Expert:  Lev replied 9 months ago.

Yes - if your tax status was not updated within three weeks - that most likely means - your tax return was taken for so-called desk audit - and pending review.

Expert:  Lev replied 9 months ago.

It is not clear what exactly triggered that delay.

I might suggest to wait one more week and if not cleared for processing - you might want to contact the IRS directly.

You may verify the status here

https://www.irs.gov/Refunds

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