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Video: Efiling for a Faster Refund

Updated for Tax Year 2015


OVERVIEW

TurboTax makes it easy to efile your tax return, so you can have your tax refund in your bank (or your pocket) as quickly as possible.


TurboTax makes it easy to get your refund faster by offering efile. Filing your return electronically is convenient and TurboTax does everything for you.

With efile, there's no need to print or mail anything. It's as simple as a few clicks in TurboTax. Plus, with direct deposit into your bank account, you could have your refund in as fast as 7 days.*

*Update for 2014: The IRS issued more than 9 out of 10 refunds to taxpayers in less than 21 days last year. The same results are expected in 2015.

Don't have a bank account? No problem. We'll put your refund on a pre-loaded Visa® debit card that you can use anywhere Visa debit cards are accepted.

Efiling is safe and secure. TurboTax uses the same encryption technology used by banks to efile your return. That means your information is protected from any unauthorized access while it's electronically sent to the IRS and state agencies.

Need some proof to sleep easier? TurboTax provides an email acknowledgement within 48 hours that the IRS received your return. You can also log on to your TurboTax account and see your current efile status.

So why wait weeks for your refund check to arrive in the mail? Get your refund fast with efile. It’s easy with TurboTax.

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The above article is intended to provide generalized financial information designed to educate a broad segment of the public; it does not give personalized tax, investment, legal, or other business and professional advice. Before taking any action, you should always seek the assistance of a professional who knows your particular situation for advice on taxes, your investments, the law, or any other business and professional matters that affect you and/or your business.


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