Pay for tax preparation with your refund

Smarter refunds for more living

Refund Transfer logo

Pay nothing up front for tax preparation

Available first day of filing
Refund available within 21 days1
Tax preparation fees are taken out of your refund
Choose how to receive your refund*

* Check with your tax professional for availability.


Choose how to receive your money

File with our tax professional partners and choose how you want to receive your refund*

Green Dot Prepaid Visa® Card

The easiest way to receive your money2

Cashier's Check

Pick up a check from your Tax Professional's office

Direct Deposit

Funds issued securely to your bank account


Pick up cash at participating Walmart stores¹

* Check with your tax professional for availability

Check cashing options

If you receive your refund as a check printed from your tax professional's office, you have the following check cashing options:

Checks up to $9,500 cashed for one standard fee


Cost:  $10

Check Amount:  Up to $9,500

Availability:  Any Wells Fargo bank location3

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Checks up to $7,500 cashed for a cost up to $8


Cost:  $4 or less for checks up to $1,000 and $8 or less for checks greater than $1,000

Check Amount:  Up to $7,500

Availability:  Participating Walmart locations4


See disclaimers below for state restrictions.

Pay with your refund

Find a tax professional that offers the Refund Transfer

1 According to the IRS website most refunds are disbursed in less than 21 days. It may be delayed even longer for other reasons. If this happens, you should contact them directly by calling the IRS Taxpayer Assistance Line (800-829-1040).

2 Must be 18 or older. Registration, online access, mobile number and identity verification is required to open an account and access all features. See Cardholder Agreement at for fees, terms and conditions. Card issued by Green Dot Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A., Inc. Visa is a registered trademark of Visa International Service Association. Green Dot Bank operates under the following registered trade names: GoBank, Green Dot Bank and Bonneville Bank. All of these registered trade names are used by, and refer to, a single FDIC-insured bank, Green Dot Bank. Deposits under any of these trade names are deposits with Green Dot Bank and are aggregated for deposit insurance coverage. ©2021 Green Dot Corporation.

3 TPG is not sponsored or endorsed by or otherwise affiliated with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.. Checks may be cashed at Wells Fargo Bank branch locations. A check cashing fee will be charged to anyone cashing a check who does not have a Wells Fargo deposit account in accordance with Wells Fargo's standard fees for check cashing. The current fee is $10 per check.

4 Customer must obtain a Refund Transfer (separate fees apply). Currently, check cashing at Walmart is not available in NJ, NY and RI. The check limit at Walmart in Connecticut is $2,500 and Florida is $2,000. Fees and limitations apply.

*Refund Transfers are deposit products using Civista Bank, Member FDIC, that enable certain deductions from the account to be processed. Refund Transfers are not loans. Tax refund and e-filing are required in order to receive Refund Transfer. Fees apply. Terms and conditions are subject to change without notice. Ask your preparer about other IRS e-file options, some of which are provided at no additional cost.

Refund Transfers son productos de depósitos ofrecidos con Civista Bank, miembro de FDIC, y permiten ciertas deducciones de la cuenta a procesar. Refund Transfers no son préstamos. Se requiere el reembolso de impuestos y la presentación electrónica para recibir Refund Transfer. Se aplican cargos. Los términos y condiciones están sujetos a cambios sin previo aviso. Pregúntele a su preparador sobre las opciones de presentación electrónica del IRS, algunas de las cuales se proporcionan sin costo adicional.

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