The IRS has increased the rate of audits, and nearly 30% of the very rich got their returns examined in 2011. That compares with 1% of taxpayers overall.
The coins, which cost 1.6 cents apiece to make, will be gradually withdrawn from circulation this year.
The news comes two days after a pilot meltdown in midair, which raises many questions.
Conventional financial wisdom says it's better to adjust withholding than to get a big refund. Here are five reasons why a refund is good.
An analysis of the president's budget proposal finds that his plan would raises taxes for about one-third of households and cut taxes for about one in six.
Which form you use to file your taxes depends on your circumstances. The simpler forms can only be used for simpler returns, for example.
Refunds on prepaid debit cards come with a variety of fees. If you don't have a bank account, a paper check might cost you less.
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