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Tax Refunds

How You Can File Taxes Online For Free

If you are counting on your tax refund to help you pay the bills, that probably means you don’t have a lot of extra cash…


What to do if the IRS challenges your tax returns

When I get a letter from the IRS — and yes, it’s happened — I get a chill. Am I in trouble? Did I miss a deadline or overlook…


For tax returns, ignore the snail and save the stamp

Transmitting personal data through e-filing may actually be safer than traditional mail.SAN DIEGO (MainStreet) — When sending personal information to the Internal Revenue Service, which…


Can I get an extension on my tax return?

You can file for an extension on any ground you like. All it takes is filling in Form 4868  to extend the deadline to Oct.…


Smart uses for your tax refund | Video

The temptation to blow your tax refund is always there. However, just because you get a sizable tax refund that doesn't mean that you have…


How should I spend my tax refund?

Most people are getting ready to file their 2012 federal tax returns and anticipate that they will receive a refund. There are many ways to…


7 Things to check before filing your taxes | Video

Doing your taxes is not the most pleasant activity in your life - hopefully. However, in the rush of wanting to get your taxes done…


For tax refunds, direct deposit is the way to go

Some taxpayers like to actually get a check from the government, but there are distinct advantages of requesting direct deposit.NEW YORK (MainStreet) — ?Are you…