Find our current processing status and what to expect for the tax form types listed below. 

 

Individual returns

Electronically filed Form 1040 returns are generally processed within 21 days.

We’re currently processing paper returns received during the months below.

Form 1040 series

  • Original: March 2024
  • Amended: January 2024

This does not include those that require error correction or other special handling. We generally process paper returns where a refund is expected before all other returns.

Business returns

Electronically filed original returns are generally processed within 21 days. 

We’re currently processing paper returns received during the months below. 

Form 1120 series

  • Original: March 2024
  • Amended: November 2023

Form 941

  • Original: March 2024
  • Amended (excluding ERC): January 2024

Form 1041

  • Original: February 2024
  • Amended: November 2023

This does not include those that require error correction or other special handling. We generally process paper returns where a refund is expected before all other returns.
 

We’re currently processing forms we received during the months shown below.

Form W-7, Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)

  • March 2024

Form 8802, Application for U.S. Residency Certification

  • December 2023

Form 1045, Application for Tentative Refund

  • August 2023

Form 1139, Corporation Application for Tentative Refund

  • January 2024

Form 14039, Individual Identify Theft Affidavit

  • August 2022

Form 14039-B, Business Identify Theft Affidavit

  • August 2023

Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative

  • April 2024, processed 4 business days after receipt

Form 8821, Tax Information Authorization

  • March 2024, processed 4 business days after receipt

We’re currently processing correspondence we received during the months shown below.

  • Individual general correspondence: January 2024
  • Business general correspondence: November 2023
  • Other correspondence: February 2024

Other includes injured spouse, exempt organization, and employee plans. 

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