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In 1963 I file my income tax, and never got my money, how

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in 1963 I file my income tax, and never got my money, how can I find out if this money is on file
JA: The Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: that was the year that my husband die, and I moved in with my sister,so there was a change in address
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Accountant should know?
Customer: yes how can I get this money
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  emc011075 replied 9 days ago.

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The IRS does not keep track of checks that had not been cashed. If you did not get it and did not notify the IRS withing a year or so, the IRS will assume you got it and cashed it. This is more than 50 years ago and the IRS does not usually keep the records for so long. And even if there's some record of it somewhere, the IRS will not issue you a new check after 50+ years. I am sorry.