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4 Ways Money Can Buy You Happiness, and Health

4 Ways Money Can Buy You Happiness, and Health - TaxACT

Is there a way to spend your tax return wisely and take a much-needed summer vacation? If you’re among the 75 percent of taxpayers who got a refund from the IRS this year, you might be pleasantly surprised to learn that putting some of that cash toward a life experience that’s personally rewarding and memorable […]

9 Ways to Use Your Tax Refund to Get Ahead

9 Ways to Use Your Tax Refund to Get Ahead - TaxACT

Your taxes are done, and let’s hope you’re getting a refund. Now the big question is: What’s the best use of your tax refund? Being the savvy money manager you are, you’re looking for ways that your tax windfall can help you get ahead. You may splurge a little, but you see this as a […]

5 Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

5 Ways to Use Your Tax Refund - TaxACT

Are you expecting a tax refund this year? You’re in good company, as millions of Americans are in the same boat. As of early March, the IRS reported an average tax refund of just over $3,000, up three percent compared to the average refund at the same time last year. While a refund can feel […]

You Got This Weekly Series: Will I Get a Tax Refund This Year?

You Got This - TaxACT

Each week we will answer one of the most frequently asked questions on Facebook, Twitter and TaxACT’s Blog in the “You Got This” Weekly Series. Question: I worked part-time all year and I also collected unemployment. I get $100 each week for unemployment and $180 each month for my part-time job. I have two dependents […]

Investment Spending: How to Spend Tax Refunds and Unexpected Checks

Investment Spending: How to Spend Tax Refunds and Unexpected Checks - TaxACT by Ellie Kay

The biggest question most Americans have when they get their income tax refund is: where do I spend it? I believe that you can make a wise choice on how to use your tax refund that will have lasting benefits by learning the “Investment Spending Plan” method. I developed the Investment Spending Plan when my […]

Weekly Favorites: Irrational About Tax Refunds, Claim Natural Disaster Loss, Tax Audit Red Flags, Credit Card Tax Payments Bad Idea

Weekly Favorites: March 22, 2013 - TaxACT

Weekly Favorites: March 22, 2013 Why We’re So Irrational When It Comes to Tax Refunds via Time; Business & Money A tax refund is just that — a refund of your own hard-earned money. It’s not a gift or a stroke of good fortune. The problem is that most people don’t look at tax refunds […]

IRS Delay Announcement: No need to wait — 5 reasons to file your taxes now!

IRS Delay Announcement No need to wait 5 reasons to file your taxes now 3

We’ve received confirmation that the IRS will not be processing individual income tax returns until January 30th for the vast majority of tax payers. Those claiming residential energy credits, depreciation of property or general business credits will be able to start filing in late February or early March. That doesn’t mean you need to wait […]