My Federal tax refund was deposited today, finally. It had been mocking me in my bank account as a "pending" transaction since Thursday or Friday. How rude.

That means just 8 days from e-file to deposit. I think that's about my average for the past 3 years. I'm still waiting on my NY refund, of course, but that usually only takes another week or so.

Sad thing is that I can't even check my NY status yet. When I go to the NY Dept of Taxation and Finance website and go to the Check Refund Status page, I am greeted with this message:

Starting in late January, you may use our automated service to check the status of your 2010 refund.

FYI NY, it is "late January" already. Considering that I already received my Federal refund, there's no reason why you can't at least give me a status of my NY refund. You fail.

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