Track Your Tax Refund When will you receive your refund? The answer depends on how you filed your return. The IRS should issue your refund check within six to eight weeks of filing a paper return. If you chose to receive your refund through direct deposit, you should receive it within a week. If you use e-file, your refund should be issued between two and three weeks.You can check on the status of your refund by clicking on the links below.Federal Income Tax RefundFederal Amended Income Tax RefundMissouri Income Tax RefundKansas Income Tax Refund Have a Question Name Email Address Phone Question Thank you! Oops!