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Last Updated: 3/9/2018

Direct Deposit

Direct deposit is an easy, convenient, and secure way to get your refund. You can include your banking information on your tax return and get your refund deposited into your bank account. Direct deposit is available whether you file your return electronically or by mail.

What to do:

  • If you electronically file: select the direct deposit option and enter your bank account number
  • If you paper file: put your bank account number on your tax return before filing your taxes
  • If you use a preparer: they can do it for you

Direct Deposit Is:

  • Easy: When you file your return, enter your bank information. If you use a tax preparer, have the preparer do this as well. All you need is your bank routing number and account number.
  • Convenient: The money goes directly into your bank account. You do not have to worry about cashing a check at the bank.   
  • Secure: It's the most secure way to get your refund. You do not have to worry about lost or stolen checks. The department protects your bank account information.


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