The IRS has a page on their website where you can actually track the status of your tax refund. If you owe money then stop reading now, wait until the last minute and pay your dues!
If you’re still reading, then we’ll assume your expecting some money back. You can generally get information about your refund 72 hours after IRS acknowledges receipt of your e-filed return, or three to four weeks after mailing a paper return.
You’ll need to provide the following information from your tax return: READ THE FULL POST HERE