Where Is Your California Tax Refund?

What Is My
California State
Tax Refund Status?

Have you prepared and e-filed your California tax return and are now checking where your CA refund is?

Before you check your tax refund status, make sure your return has been filed or e-filed and accepted by the California Department of Revenue.

Step 1: If you prepared and e-filed your California state tax return on eFile.com, sign in to your eFile.com account and check your California return status by clicking on My Return in the upper left menu - see image below. Note: If you filed your California tax return via paper or e-filed through another web site, check there first if the return got accepted or not.

In your eFile.com account, click on My Return and then check your eFile status on the right.
Filing Your Return

Step 2: Once your California tax return got accepted, check your status:

California Tax Refund Status

Step 3: Check your IRS tax refund status here.

Optional: Check the tax refund status for other states here.