The IRS says my refund was due a few days ago. Where is it? If your refund date has passed, please contact the IRS. Varo does not hold tax refunds after the IRS releases them. Related articles How do I know when my tax refund has arrived? Can I deposit a tax refund in the name of my spouse or child? Will I get my tax refund early with Direct Deposit? When will I get Early Direct Deposit of my paycheck/payroll or government payment? How do I get my tax refund direct deposited to my Varo Bank Account?