The lump sum from a federal tax refund can help pay off credit card debt or add to savings.
It’s tax time and millions of Americans are looking for extra deductions to get the maximum refund possible. Some Americans may be surprised to know that, if they aborted their baby last year, they’re eligible for a deduction. Did you know that abortions are apparently eligible for a tax deduction? That appears to be true, […]
One of the earliest money lessons that I remember learning from my financial planner father was the correct protocol for tax refunds: The ideal situation is to receive a modest refund of $500 or less. (See also: 12 Smart Ways to Spend $500) This advice struck a chord because it made perfect sense....
Krebs on Security, Sign Up at irs.gov Before Crooks Do It For You: If you’re an American and haven’t yet created an account at irs.gov, you may want to take care of that before tax fraudsters create an account in your name and steal your personal and tax data in...
The state controller’s office approved 1.2 million personal tax refunds in February totaling $1 billion.
If you're looking to file your tax return for the 2014 tax year, take a look at these tax law changes for 2015, to get the biggest tax refund.
April 15th may be a few weeks away, but I’m guessing some of you have already filed your tax return. Wondering where your money is? Read on.
[Spielerdad wants to remind us to be responsible with whatever money we get back for our taxes. But that doesn't mean we can't poke fun at GameStop with some satirical holiday sale ideas. Keep in mind Star Wars day is on May 4! Want to get on the front page? Try posting your own blog funny guy. Show More Summary
You have about two weeks left before your taxes are due; here are some quick tips to getting 'em done, getting any refund you are due quicker, and setting yourself up for next year. Locate your favorite and trusted tax resource. Whether...Show More Summary
It’s March, which can only mean one thing. All the green beer you could ever want to drink!!! Or not. It’s also the time of year many Canadians will begrudgingly start working on their taxes. If you’re anything like me, tax time is a myriad of forms, paperwork, and other tedium I really should have gotten around to in October. Show More Summary
fStop/Getty Images By Kira Brecht It's not just credit and debit cards that cyber hackers are after these days. Criminals are also using stolen personal information to file fraudulent tax returns and receive tax refunds. Tax fraud has increased substantially in recent years, according to Federal Trade Commission identity theft data. Show More Summary
Surprise! Just in time for tax refund season, PlayStation Store is holding a 10% off PlayStation Store discount starting today for this weekend only in the US, Canada, and Latin America. Pick up tons of new games, including even deeper discounts on Spring Fever content.
With the average American getting nearly $3,000 of their money back from the government many are looking to treat themselves to a new mobile device. Matthew Miller has ten recommendations for you.
Everyone needs to be protected from identity thieves. Last year, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) estimated that $24.4 billion was attempted to be stolen by identity thieves. A significant proportion of that amount was successfully stolen. In... The post Protect Your Tax Refund from Identity Thieves appeared first on.
Now that we've had the Consumer Electronics Show and Apple's unveiling of the Apple Watch, the question becomes what you can or should buy with your tax refund dollars. Not every piece of technology is worth your time. Should you spend hundreds on a watch? Or a "learning" thermostat? Or......
Sometimes you can return money and pretend you never got it. Sometimes you can unwind a transaction and not report it as income on your tax return. Why might you do this and why is it so important that the IRS allows it?
It's the question du jour. What should you do with your tax refund? I'm going to do my best to answer this question, hopefully with a smidgen of useful originality. First, let's review. Everybody, and I mean everybody, has added their two cents. A quick search with the Google Machine returns [...]
Getting a tax refund feels like free money, but most people know it's not. It's actually your money to begin with. That's why experts suggest you apply it toward a financial goal. If you got a tax refund this year, what are you going to do with it? Read more...
A Kaiser Family Foundation survey found that many of the previously-subsidized Americans on ObamaCare will have to pay taxes for earning more than what the subsidy levels allowed.
So, let me be clear: I have a very good, brand new car. I have no real need for a second car, no place to park a second car and no desire to take on a project. But god damn it, I want this. The car in question is a 2003 BMW 325xi Touring. It […] The post Question Of The Day: Should I Blow My Tax Refund On This appeared first on The Truth About Cars.