If you’ve already filed your federal tax return with the IRS and you are waiting for your refund there are a few ways to find out. The most popular way to get your 2013 IRS refund status is to visit the IRS website and either log in or just consult their refund cycle chart.
If you’d rather call, there is an IRS Refund phone number to call:
You will get an automated system that prompts you to deliver certain personal information so your identity can be verified. Make sure you are calling this number, the official IRS refund hotline, and not some other number. Here’s the direct link to the IRS website’s refund hotline page.
There’s another number on that page called the IRS Refund Status number:
Both should work to get the latest update on where your 2013 IRS refund is in the pipeline.