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Author: pmarti Big funky green star, 20000 posts Home Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121061  
Subject: Re: I got my refund and interest too Date: 5/14/2002 3:10 AM
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I filed a 1040X amendment for the year 2000 return and just got a check back over the weekend. I am pleasantly surprised to find out that IRS paid about 6.5% interest on the amount. Also, I asked them to deposit to my bank but the money came across as a check.

Yes and yes. Interest is paid on refunds resulting from amended returns. Direct deposit is available only on original returns.

Phil Marti
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