Tax Refunds

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  • January 17, 2012

    Gone are the days when you had to sit down and dig through a shoebox full of receipts that you had accumulated over an entire year just to get organized enough to drive to your accountant’s office so that he or she could prepare your income taxes...

  • April 11, 2011

    Wondering what exactly to do with your tax refund? Instead of blowing it on a nice dinner or just letting it sit in your bank account, why not receive your tax refund as a savings bond?

    Starting in January, the IRS allowed taxpayers to buy...

  • April 11, 2011

    Don’t want to just get another check from the IRS this year? Worried you might just blow it on that fancy new kitchen table you saw at Ikea? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. That’s why there are several options available to you instead of just...

  • April 11, 2011

    Instead of just getting a direct deposit or paper check this year, you may want to consider getting your tax refund in one of these unusual ways. They may not be the most popular, but they could be a way for you to save your refund from flying...

  • March 23, 2011

    The IRS publishes a chart that shows the earliest your refund will be direct deposited or mailed to you.

    Please keep in mind that this chart assumes the following:

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  • February 7, 2011

    When you get the money from your VA tax refund status you may be in for a bit of a shock. The amount you calculated for your return may not be what you get in the mail. How is that possible? There are actually a few reasons this might happen....

  • February 7, 2011

    What an awful feeling. You spent all that time figuring out your state tax return and calculating your refund amount. Now, you check your state refund status and find out the amount is totally different. Or even worse, you find out the day you...

  • January 31, 2011

    Every year taxpayers are forced not only to deal with their taxes but also something more insidious. That very obnoxious and dangerous threat is the presence of scammers. Some people will go to any lengths to get money that isn’t theirs. And tax...

  • January 31, 2011

    This may come as a shock, but even if you calculate you have a tax refund status it doesn’t mean you’ll get it. There are, in fact, quite a few situations in which you will never see that money! It can be anything from garnishment to simple...