The average refund is $3,164 this year, and most people plan to save or pay off debt. For those who plan to spend it, here are some suggestions.
What if you could take this year’s tax refund, spend every dime, then get it all back, plus 30%? Impossible? Not at all.
It's not often that we get lump sums of cash, and the temptation is great to do the wrong thing. Here's a quick checklist.
It's not often in life that we get lump sums of cash, and the temptation is great to do the wrong thing. Here's a quick checklist.
There's nothing wrong with charging a fair amount for a valuable service. But for years, some tax-preparation companies have been squeezing extra fees from people least able to afford them.
Agreement between the IRS and federal prisons seeks to end scam in which prisoners filed fake tax returns to collect refunds.
The IRS is accepting returns and sending refunds electronically. Maybe it's time to do all your tax paperwork online.
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