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We received a check from the US Treasury for $1400 saying that was a tax refund. Is it a scam? We paid over $1200 that was due to the IRS. What is this check about? Samuel and Nancy Alguire

Accountant's Assistant: Which tax year is the refund for?

2017

Accountant's Assistant: Anything else you want the Accountant to know before I connect you?

The check says to look at the watermark and Has Kansas City, MO on it. I can't read the signature. Thx

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Tax Professional: Chad EA, CFP ®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM, Professional replied 21 days ago
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Tax Professional: Chad EA, CFP ®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM, Professional replied 21 days ago

The only way to know if you have a refund coming is by either calling the IRS at 1-***-***-****

OR

Access your account directly online by clicking on the link below.

https://www.irs.gov/payments/view-your-tax-account

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Tax Professional: Chad EA, CFP ®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM, Professional replied 21 days ago

Both ways will allow a you to access your personal records directly. We do not have access to your records.

Please let me know if you have any additional questions.

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