Tax Refund

Get your tax refund fast with Direct Deposit

When you e-file and choose to direct deposit your tax refund to your Card, you can have immediate access to your money and shop online and pay bills with your refund.

How to put your tax refund on your Card

Please use the following simple steps to get both your state and federal tax refund loaded to your Walmart MoneyCard for free.

Routing number:

Log in (and come back to this page) to get your Direct Deposit number.

  1. When completing your return (electronic or paper) select the option to have your refund direct deposited to a checking account.
  2. You will then use the routing number above and your personalized Direct Deposit number to have your refund direct deposited to your Walmart MoneyCard.
The Routing and Direct Deposit numbers may not be used to pay bills or take money off your card. All transactions of this type will be declined. Wire transfers are not accepted.

How to check your tax refund status

Your federal refund will typically be deposited on your card within 21 days after your e-filed return is accepted. If you print and mail your return, you should expect your federal refund in 6 to 8 weeks. To check the status of your federal tax refund, you can do one of the following:

  • Visit the IRS website at IRS.gov and select “Where’s My Refund.”
  • Call the IRS Refund Hotline at (800) 829-1954.
  • Call the IRS Automated Information Line at (800) 829-4477.

Processing times for state tax refunds vary by state. As a general rule, you can expect your refund within 30 days from the day your e-filed state return is accepted. To check the status of your state tax refund, please contact your state government agency.

The above instructions are meant for general guidance.

Please check with your tax preparer or tax preparation software for more complete instructions.

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