Topinka unveils tax return alert system

By WEEK Producer

Topinka unveils tax return alert system

February 3, 2014 Updated Feb 4, 2014 at 12:26 PM CDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The state of Illinois is making it easier to track your money.

Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka unveiled a new "Tax Return Alert" system Monday. It allows residents to check on the status of their tax returns, and sign up for text message alerts.

The feature can be found by visiting

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