Question: How to check the status of IRS amended return?
Answer: Generally it takes about IRS up to 12 weeks to process an amended return (Form 1040-X). It is frustrating not knowing whether the IRS has finished processing the amended tax return or not. With the new IRS tax tool, you can see at what stage your amended tax return is with the IRS.
To access the new IRS amended tool, call here. It takes about 3 weeks after you mailed your amended return to IRS to be in the IRS computer system.
With the Covid-19 Pandemic, it might take 6 months or longer for IRS to even open your letter!