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Where is my refund?

Are you due a tax refund?

You can search for refunds for the current filing period on Revenue Online.

To view your refund status, you'll need the information listed below as it's shown on your return.

You can't search for refunds from amended returns, previous year's tax returns, or one-time assistance payments.

Corporate Tax

  • Federal employer identification number (FEIN), and
  • The exact refund amount shown on
    • Line 32 of your Form OR-20, or
    • Line 26 of your Form OR-20-INC, or
    • Line 35 of your Form OR-20-INS, or
    • Line 27 or your Form OR-20-S.

Personal Income Tax

  • Social Security number (SSN) or individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN), and
  • Filing status, and
  • The exact refund amount shown on
    • Line 45 of your Form OR-40, or
    • Line 71 of your Form OR-40-N, or
    • Line 70 of your Form OR-40-P.

You can access Revenue Online at: Revenue Online (oregon.gov)

Unclaimed refund checks

Do we owe you money?

If you moved and didn't tell us about your new address, your tax refund check could've been returned as undeliverable by the post office. Contact us if you believe that there is tax refund money owed to you.

Checks older than two years are sent to the Oregon State Treasury. Visit the Oregon State Treasury website to find out if they have unclaimed money that belongs to you.

Forms

Visit our forms and publications center to search and download any of the following forms:

  • Change of Address/Name.
  • Form OR-243, to claim a refund for someone who is deceased.
  • Unclaimed Check Request.
  • Tax Information Authorization and Power of Attorney for Representation, if you are acting as a representative for someone.

Frequently Asked Questions

​Return processing times vary depending on many factors, including complexity of the return and our verification processes. Electronically filed returns process faster. Paper returns must have all supporting documentation included to ensure smooth processing. Paper returns can also take longer as the tax due date approaches, when the largest number of returns are received.​

Yes. Direct deposit is available for all Oregon returns, paper or electronic. Please proofread your account information carefully because we can’t change this information once you submit your return.

​No, we can't change the direct deposit information provided on your tax return. Whenever a direct deposit fails, we mail a check to the address on your return. The check takes about two weeks to reach the taxpayer after the department's attempted direct deposit date.​

No, you have to select direct deposit when you file your return. Direct deposit information can’t be changed, added, or removed once the form(s) is submitted.

​​You can check the status of your refund on our website (Where's My Refund?) or through our automated phone system at 503-378-4988 or toll-free at 800-356-4222. 

To check your refund status, you'll need:  

  • ​​The Social Security number of the first person listed on your return.  
  • The type of the tax return you filed: Form 40, Form 40N, or Form 40P.  
  • The amount of refund requested on your return. 

No. We don’t notify you when the deposit has been made, so you’ll have to monitor your bank account.
You should receive your direct deposit refund in seven to 10 days. If your return was selected for review, your direct deposit may be delayed.

You will receive a letter from us within 10 days of your refund deposit.  Please wait until you receive the letter before contacting us.

​Allow an additional 10 weeks beyond the standard refund processing time.​

​When part of your refund is used to pay outstanding debts, the remaining balance is issued to you at the same time with a notice explaining which debts were paid.

If you filed a Change of Address with the U.S. Postal Service, they'll forward your check to your new address. You can also update your address on Revenue Online, call us, or send us a Change of Address/Name form so your check can be sent directly to your new address.

We don't notify taxpayers when a deposit is made, and we aren't responsible for overdraft fees or charges due.


​The lost check must be at least 30 days old. You must complete a Statement of Ownership​ form to request a new check. Allow two to four weeks for your replacement check to arrive.​

Each situation is different. Call us to discuss your specific situation.

​Yes. Federal and Oregon returns are separate, even though they are sent in the same transmission.

​If it's been more than two years since your expected refund, visit the  Oregon State Treasury website and  search their unclaimed property database. Otherwise, contact us​.​

If you moved and didn't update your mailing address with us or the U.S. Postal Service, your tax refund check might have been returned as undeliverable. If you think this happened to you, check Revenue Online to see if your refund has been issued or contact us.​

​We begin paying interest on your Oregon refund 45 days after the filing due date or 45 days after your return was filed (whichever is later). No interest is paid on reissued checks (including forged checks).

For tax year 2022 calendar year filers, the return filing due date is April 18, 2023. Interest calculated on refunds will start to accrue no earlier than 45 days after April 18, 2022.

First, we process the return and apply the refund to any outstanding account(s). Then we divide it and issue a check to you for your portion​.

​Write to request an apportionment within 30 days of the date of the notice telling you your refund was applied to your spouse's outstanding debt.​

If you want your Oregon refund apportioned between spouses, you need to request it in writing. When your return is processed, we'll notify you of our intent to apply the joint refund to any debts owed to the state of Oregon. When you receive our notice, send us a request to divide the refund. You must respond within 30 days of the date on our notice. You can use federal form 8379, Injured Spouse Allocation. We must have a copy of your federal return to process the apportionment.

​If your refund needs to be apportioned between several accounts through our Other Agency Accounts (OAA) unit, allow four to six weeks for processing. Allow three months for all other types of apportionments. You must request your apportionment in writing within 30 days of the date of the notice telling you your refund was applied to your spouse's outstanding debt. The refund is apportioned based on your adjusted gross income.​

​There are many ways you can check and update your address: 

  • ​Check your address and change it through Revenue Online
  • Fill out the Change of Address/Name​ form. We don't accept these forms by email. 
  • Change your address on your next tax return. Remember to check the box next to the address to indicate that your address has changed. 
  • Call us at 503-378-4988.

Contact us

Phone: 503-378-4988 or 800-356-4222
TTY: We accept all relay calls.
Fax: 503-945-8738
Email: questions.dor@dor.oregon.gov

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