If you filed an amended tax return, here is what you need to know to check the status of your amended tax return. First of all the Where’s My Amended Return? gives you the status of your amended tax return. therefore, you can start checking on its status three weeks after you’ve mailed it. As a result, it can take up to three weeks before your amended return shows up in our system. You can check the status of your Form 1040-X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, for this year and up to three prior years.
Your amended return will take up to 3 weeks after you mailed it to show up on the IRS system and processing it can take up to 16 weeks.
In order to access the Where’s My Amended Return, you will need the following information…
- Social Security Number
- Date of birth
- Zip Code
Most noteworthy, the amended return tool can’t access certain amended returns; refer to IRS frequently asked questions for more information.
Finally, Only call IRS toll-free number when the tool asks you to contact them. They do not have any additional information about your amended return while it is processing.