What this notice is about We sent you a replacement refund check. What you need to do If you have the expired check, please destroy it. Frequently asked questions When will I receive the replacement check? You should receive the replacement check within 30 days. What do I need to do to get my refund through direct deposit next year? When filing your tax return, complete the requested banking information in the "Refund" section of your tax form if you want to direct deposit the entire amount into one account. If you want to deposit into more than one account, you must file Form 8888, Allocation of Refund (Including Savings Bond Purchases)PDF, with your return. Since my refund check was returned, can I request that you mail it to my work address instead? Refund checks are mailed only to the address of record, which is the address provided on the tax return or the result of a permanent address change request submitted after the return is filed. I filed jointly, but my spouse and I are now divorced. Where will you send the refund? Can you send us two checks? A refund check is mailed to the address of record, which is the address provided on the tax return or the result of a permanent address change request submitted after the return is filed. We will send one refund check listing both you and your spouse's names. If you wish to have the refund split and issued in two checks, you must return the uncashed refund check and a copy of your divorce decree showing how the refund is to be allocated. Tips for next year To receive your refund more quickly, consider requesting your refund through direct deposit. You can even request that your refund be distributed to separate accounts, such as checking, savings, or retirement accounts. To request this, use Form 8888, Allocation of Refund (Including Savings Bond Purchases)PDF. Consider filing your taxes electronically. Filing online can help you avoid mistakes and find credits and deductions that you may qualify for. In many cases you can file for free. Learn more about e-file. Herramientas de referencia Publicación 1 (SP), Derechos del Contribuyente Publicación 17 (SP), El Impuesto Federal sobre los Ingresos Lista completa de formularios y publicaciones tributarios (en inglés) ¿Necesita ayuda? Puede autorizar a alguien para comunicarse con el IRS en su nombre. Vea si califica para recibir ayuda de una Clínicas para Contribuyentes de Bajos Ingresos (LITC). Si no puede encontrar lo que necesita en línea, llame al número del IRS que se indica en la parte superior de su aviso.