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9 reasons your stimulus payment might be delayed, and what to do about it

While more than 88 million Americans have received their stimulus checks as electronic payments in their bank accounts, some are experiencing delays. The IRS is working quickly to address delays and other mishaps, but it hasn’t yet provided solutions for every problem. Here are some of the most common issues […]
9 reasons your stimulus payment might be delayed, and what to do about it
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How long to keep tax records, according to the IRS

In general, the IRS recommends keeping copies of your tax returns and tax-related documents for at least three years and up to seven years. The time periods represent the statute of limitations for IRS auditing, though that shouldn’t be cause for worry for the vast majority of taxpayers. You typically […]
How long to keep tax records, according to the IRS
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How to contact the IRS if you haven’t received your refund

In most cases, you’ll get your tax refund automatically within 21 days of submitting an electronic tax return. In some cases, however, it can take longer. You’ll have to contact the IRS if you haven’t received your refund, which requires some web browsing and possibly a phone call. Be prepared […]
How to contact the IRS if you haven’t received your refund