Where’s My Illinois State Refund?
Find your Illinois State Refund here. Follow the links below to Track your IL Refund.
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Waiting for your state tax refund? Track the status of your refund by using the Illinois’s Tax Center’s “Where’s my Illinois State refund?” tool. Just fill in your Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number, expected refund amount, and the filing tax year, and you can get instant information about your refund.
The Illinois Tax Center is a secure, electronic self-service system. It allows you to submit payments securely and view account balances, make payments for returns and assessments, protest appeal assessments, and view copies of correspondence.
For more information about filing your Illinois state tax return and locating your refund, visit the Illinois Department of Revenue.
Illinois Tax Center issues most refunds within 21 business days. You may check the status of your refund on-line at Illinois Tax Center. You can start checking on the status of your return within 24 hours after they have received your e-filed return or 4 weeks after you mail a paper return. Their phone and walk-in representatives can research the status of your Illinois State refund only if it has been 21 days or more since you filed electronically, more than 6 weeks since you mailed your paper return, or Where’s My Illinois State Refund? directs you to contact them.
Before making an inquiry, please allow:
- ● 4 weeks for returns filed electronically.
- ● 6 weeks for paper returns filed prior to April 1st.
- ● 12 weeks for paper returns filed after April 1st.
According to the Illinois Tax Center: If you file your return electronically and have your refund directly deposited into your checking or savings account, you will receive your refund faster. If you file a paper return, you should allow as long as 15 weeks for your refund.
Illinois State Refund News
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Illinois State Tax Refund Status Information
You will need to know
The primary Social Security Number
The first four letters of the last name
2016 Illinois Refund Status
If you file your return electronically and have your refund directly deposited into your checking or savings account, you will receive your refund faster.
If you file a paper return, you should allow as long as 15 weeks for your refund.