Direct Deposit is More Convenient than Cashing Your Tax Refund Check and Carrying Cash
Set up direct deposit in just a few steps. You can choose to have your tax refund money sent to your ACE EliteTM Visa® Prepaid Debit Card and you could receive it faster than a paper check.1 It's safer than carrying cash because your funds are FDIC-insured through MetaBank®, N.A.3
Use an ACE EliteTM Visa® Prepaid Debit Card for Your Tax Refund
Choose an FDIC-insured prepaid debit card to receive your government refund. Then, use the money how you need it. If you need more than a one-time card, the ACE Elite™ Visa® Prepaid Debit Card can be a helpful financial solution, too.
Set Up Direct Deposit
When you file your taxes, select Direct Deposit as your refund method. You’ll need to enter your ACE Elite Card account number and routing number to complete the process.
Here’s how to access your ACE Elite Card account number and routing number:
1. Log in to your account with your username and password.
2. In the main menu, select Direct Deposit.
3. Find your routing number and account number listed.
Will I get my tax refund faster with the ACE Elite Card?
You could get your tax refund faster than a paper check1 with the ACE Elite Card.
How long will it take for my tax refund to show on my prepaid debit card?
On average, the IRS issues refunds within 21 days of receiving your tax return. The amount of time it will take for any refund amount you are owed to appear in your account may vary.A
How much does it cost to direct deposit my tax refund?
You can set up Direct Deposit with the IRS at no additional cost.
How do I set up direct deposit?
If you already have an ACE Elite Card account, log in to find your account number and routing number. When you complete your tax return, be sure to add this information to your document where applicable. If you don’t have an ACE Elite Card, apply here.
Why is direct deposit a better way to receive my tax refund?
By using direct deposit to receive your tax refund check, you may be able to get your tax refund faster,1 avoid having to pay check cashing fees, and have a more convenient way of storing and using your money.