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USPS and Taxes

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by cbzdel, May 18, 2010.

  1. cbzdel

    cbzdel Tacoma, WA Member

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    I prepared my taxes at the end of April (I filed an extension) and asked the wife to take it to the post office to get a stamp for it. My whole return as about 15 or 16 pages, the envelope was about 3/4" thick!

    I just found the receipt yesterday from when she went to the post office. All she bought was a single stamp for it from a vending machine. Now I am positive this envelope would of taken 2-3 stamps as it was so thick plus I did my taxes on my computer and i have VERY heavy weight paper.

    Now this was a couple weeks ago, can I safely assume they took it with one stamp since it has not been returned? I have been checking the wheres my refund every couple days just to hope I see a received or processing on it but nothing. I know it can take weeks for them to process it though.

    Is there any way to even be sure that they got it?
  2. ZachS

    ZachS Eugene/PDX Active Member

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    It might not be in the system yet, but if you call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040, they would at least be able to tell you if it's showing up.