Do state income tax returns take longer to process than federal?

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  1. manlymatt83

    manlymatt83 Diamond Member

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    Got my federal deposit a few weeks back, still haven't received my state.

    I'm in New Jersey --- are they all different?

    -Matt
     
  2. Matthias99

    Matthias99 Diamond Member

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    Probably.

    I'm in MA and I got my state refund before my federal (mailed in for both and had them do direct deposit; I had them mail me checks in 2005 and it was the same).

    I also mailed my returns at the beginning of April. If you sent things in right at the deadlines it's a total crapshoot as to when you'll get your refund.
     
  3. Tiamat

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    No, i got my state 2 days after I sent it in through turbotax. I get the federal 2 weeks later.

    This was back in february though. ymmv per state and the time you submit.
     
  4. Mday

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    took a month for state
    took 2 weeks for federal
     
  5. mugs

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    The federal government took their money from me a bit faster than the state did. :(
     
  6. thomsbrain

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    the feds deposited my refund in about two weeks. the state has yet to deposit my refund.
     
  7. Q

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    Yes they do
     
  8. HardcoreRobot

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    va seems faster for me
     
  9. everman

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    They need more time to prepare your audit. Be patient.
     
  10. darkxshade

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    How long does it generally take to receive your refund? I sent mine in around April 9th but haven't gotten anything back yet.