TRENTON – The state Treasury Division started issuing earnings tax refunds this month on its typical schedule.
The IRS has been cautioning taxpayers that this season’s processing of federal tax returns might take longer than typical, because the company is understaffed and nonetheless has a backlog of returns from final yr. The adjustments related to the superior baby tax credit score funds might additionally result in errors this yr.
However the state Division of Taxation and the Division of Income started processing tax returns in January, stated state Treasury Division spokeswoman Danielle Currie.
“Federal refund delays wouldn’t have a direct affect on state refund processing,” Currie stated. “Treasury started issuing refunds twice per week through the first week of March as regular.”
Filers can verify their refund standing at state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/checkrefundstatus.shtml, or by calling 1-800-323-4400 from inside New Jersey and its neighboring states. They’ll want their Social Safety quantity and the quantity of the requested refund listed on their tax return.
Currie stated filers can start checking their refund standing after 4 weeks in the event that they file electronically or 12 weeks in the event that they mail their return. Refund statuses will not be accessible for 15 weeks or extra beneath sure circumstances, reminiscent of paper returns despatched by licensed mail or these requiring further processing.
Michael Symons is the Statehouse bureau chief for New Jersey 101.5. You possibly can attain him at firstname.lastname@example.org
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