Will An Audit Delay My Refund?

Will I get my refund if I am being audited?

Income Tax Return E-Filing Issues

During the audit, the IRS will analyze your return and supporting documentation to ensure that all entries are accurate.

Since most audits occur after the IRS issues refunds, you will probably still receive your refund, even if the IRS selects your return for an audit.

How long does it take to get refund after audit?

approximately 4-8 Weeks

How do I know if the IRS is auditing me?

Audit Notification

If your tax return is selected for an audit, you will be notified by the IRS by mail. The IRS does not place phone calls or send e-mails to notify the taxpayer of an audit review.

Who gets audited by the IRS the most?

This puts a focus on high-income earners. The majority of audited returns are for taxpayers who earn $500,000 a year or more, and most of them had incomes of over $1 million. These are the only income ranges that were subject to more than a 1% chance of an audit in 2018.

How do you know if the IRS is going to audit you?

If your tax return is selected for an audit, you will be notified by the IRS by mail. The IRS does not place phone calls or send e-mails to notify the taxpayer of an audit review. The meeting may be held at your home, place of business or in a local IRS office.