Direct deposit is the fastest, safest way to receive your tax refund. When a taxpayer combines e-file and direct deposit, the IRS will likely issue your refund in as few as 10 days.
Here are four reasons more than 79 million taxpayers chose direct deposit in 2011:
For more information about direct deposit of your tax refund and the split refund option, check the instructions for your tax form. Helpful tips are also available in IRS Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax. To get a copy of Publication 17 or Form 8888, visit the IRS Forms and Publications section at the IRS.gov website or call 800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676).
TaxACT walks you through all available refund options and completes Form 8888 with your answers to simple questions.
December 10 (Employees who work for tips)
If you received $20 or more in tips during November, report them to your employer
December 16 (Corporations)
Deposit the fourth installment of estimated income tax for 2013
December 25 (Everyone)
Federal Holiday (Christmas Day)