NJ issuing income tax refunds on time; how to check yours


TRENTON — The state Treasury Department began issuing income tax refunds this month on its usual schedule.

The IRS has warned taxpayers that processing federal tax returns this season could take longer than usual because the agency is understaffed and still has a backlog of returns from last year. Changes associated with child tax credit advance payments could also lead to errors this year.

But the state’s taxation division and revenue division began processing tax returns in January, state Treasury Department spokeswoman Danielle Currie said.

“Federal reimbursement delays do not directly impact state reimbursement processing,” Currie said. “The Treasury began issuing refunds twice a week during the first week of March as usual.”

Filers can check their refund status at state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/checkrefundstatus.shtml, or by calling 1-800-323-4400 from New Jersey and surrounding states. They will need their social security number and the requested refund amount shown on their tax return.

Currie said filers can start checking their refund status after four weeks if they file electronically or 12 weeks if they mail in their return. Refund statuses may not be available for 15 weeks or longer under certain circumstances, such as paper returns sent by certified mail or those requiring additional processing.

Michael Symons is the Statehouse Bureau Chief for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at [email protected]

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