COVID-19 Mail Processing Delays
It’s taking us longer to process mailed documents including:
- Paper tax returns, and
- All tax return related correspondence.
We are processing all mail in the order we received it.
Do not file a second tax return or call the IRS.
Check the status of your Form 1040-X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, for this year and up to three prior years.
1. When to check...
- Your amended return will take up to 3 weeks after you mailed it to show up on our system.
- Processing it can take up to 16 weeks.
2. What you need...
- Social Security Number
- Date of birth
- Zip Code
3. How to find my...
The amended return tool can’t access certain amended returns; refer to our frequently asked questions for more information.
IRS telephone assistors don’t have any additional information about your amended return while it is processing. Call our toll-free number only when the tool asks you to contact us.