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Does federal return accepted mean that my return is already reviewed or just that they have it?

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When the IRS accepts your return, does that mean that

they have it and will review it soon
OR
they have it and have already reviewed it and are waiting for the return to be processed?

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  1. Jenna M on Jan 29, 2013 Reply

    Technically reviewed is processed, and they won’t start doing that until the 30th.

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  2. card-ron on Jan 29, 2013 Reply

    “Accepted” means they have your return, your name and social security number match, and no other returns have been filed using your social security number. It does not mean the return has been reviewed.

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