The Kentucky Department of Revenue offers two methods to check the status of current year individual income tax refunds: the online system and the automated telephone refund information system. Each method requires the user to enter their social security number and requested refund amount exactly as it is reflected on the tax return.
Understanding the Refund Process
*Direct Deposit only. Allow an additional week for paper check requests.
Error correction will require additional time to process and will result in the issuance of a paper check in lieu of a direct deposit where applicable.
Please note, this system is for current year refund status only.
Option 2: Call (502) 564-1600
Customer Service representatives are unable to answer questions regarding current year refunds until after the processing times listed above have passed.
To obtain a previous year(s) refund status, please call (502) 564-4581 to speak to an examiner.