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I have a code of 971 on my tax return. I filed 1/29 and received my account transcripts says my return won't process until 3/26

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I also have code 570 which I believe is a hold

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The code 971 represents a list of matters. In general, it means that an IRS notice has been sent to you explaining why your refund has either been offset or delayed. You can refer to the following link for all the meanings of the code 971.

https://www.auditdetective.com/Transaction_Code_Definitions.html#codeDef965

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The code 570 means that there is an additional liability pending. Do you owe child support, or anything like that? If so, this is likely why your refund is being held up. The same reference source for the code 971 explains what the code 570 means.

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