Maximize your refund and minimize the wait by avoiding these errors.
Most people use their tax refunds for bills or necessities. If you can afford to save your refund, you'll be further ahead. Here are 6 savings tactics.
The popular 'Where's My Refund' tool is back this year, with improvements. You can check online to see when your refund was approved and when it was issued.
If you can't afford to pay your taxes or take out a loan in anticipation of your refund, your credit scores could suffer. And beware tax-related ID theft.
Guard your personal documents to keep thieves from stealing your identity and using it to claim your tax refund.
Many Americans depend on tax refunds for savings. But you might be better off adjusting your withholding and opening a savings account.
The federal government is ramping up its efforts to combat criminals who engage in identity theft to collect other people's tax refunds.
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