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How to: Check Your Refund with IRS2Go (ASL) - YouTube video text script

Hi, I’m Patrick and I work for the IRS.

Do you want to find out when you’re getting your refund? You can use your Smartphone.
Let me tell you about something new from the IRS.
You can download the IRS’s new Phone App called, “IRS2Go.”
First, select your refund status.
Then, enter your social security number.
Don't worry, the number is masked and encrypted for your security.
Next, choose your filing status from the scrolling menu such as single, married filing jointly, etc.
Finally, type in the amount of the refund you’re expecting from your 2010 tax return.    

Within seconds, you can find out when you'll be getting your refund.
If you e-filed your tax return, you can check on the status of your refund 72 hours after receiving an e-mail acknowledgment saying we've received your tax return.
If you filed a paper return, it takes us longer to process. So you'll need to wait 3 to 4 weeks before checking on the status of your refund. 
That's just one more reason to file electronically.
To download the IRS2Go phone app for free, go to the iPhone App Store or the Android Marketplace.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 04-Aug-2012