Tax Refunds

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  • August 31, 2013

    Wondering when your state tax refund will arrive? Just find your state on this list and follow the instructions to check your state tax refund status. Remember, most states with online tax refund status inquiry forms will require a Social...

  • July 8, 2013

    Financial pressure in Congress has caused substantial changes in Federal taxation. Here is a list of those changes, sectioned off by who the changes will most likely affect.

    Everyone

    Medical and dental expenses: You can...

  • June 19, 2013

    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 to employ an accountant. Fortunately, there are an...

  • May 9, 2013

    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 a tax? I hate to open the envelope.

    But you've got to open it and face the question right away. If you throw the...

  • April 7, 2013

    SAN DIEGO (MainStreet) — When sending personal information to the Internal Revenue Service, which method feels safer to you: traditional snail mail or electronic submission?

    If you...

  • April 7, 2013

    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. 15....

  • March 7, 2013

    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 to spend it haphazardly. Before you spend it all, here's how you can make the most of your tax refund....

  • March 6, 2013

    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 save money in filing your returns and using your tax refund; here are some actions you should take.

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  • March 5, 2013

    Doing your taxes is not the most pleasant activity in your life - hopefully. However, in the rush of wanting to get your taxes done you may overlook certain important steps. Jim Jelter discusses seven steps that will help you prepare your tax...