How long does it take to process a form 8379? That was the question I asked this year back in February. I also asked how is a tax refund
treated when form 8379 has been filed? I got many answers from experienced tax filers.
So, the IRS states that it taxes 11 weeks to process a return if file electronically with form 8379. Then 14 weeks to process are return with form 8379 if mailed. You are only concerned about the process it takes if you actually had to file this form.
Why would you file form 8379? Well, if you are married and your spouse has past due obligations that have affected their tax refund
then in order for you to get you part of the funds, you can file form 8379 and the IRS will give the injured spouse their portion of the refund. The other part will go toward the obligations.
My first question was, does it really take 11 weeks to process if it is file electronically. Some of the answers that I received stated: (more…)