What You Need to Know
Expecting a refund? Some refunds must be held until February 15, 2017.
This applies to the entire refund, even the portion not associated with these credits.
The IRS will begin to release EITC/ACTC refunds starting February 15. However, the IRS cautions taxpayers that these refunds likely won’t arrive in bank accounts or on debit cards until the week of February 27. Read more about refund timing for early EITC/ACTC filers.
What You Need to Do
File a complete and accurate return and include all known refundable credits with your original return.