When you’re due a tax refund from the IRS, chances are you want it as quickly as possible. The easiest way to accomplish that is to make sure your tax return isn’t delayed by common mistakes.
There are a handful of errors the IRS regularly encounters. These raise an immediate red flag and can cause your refund to be delayed by weeks or months as the IRS tries to sort out the answers – you may even be asked to re-file.
Especially if you file on paper, be sure to double-check the following easily overlooked items.