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Find out how much money you'll get back from the IRS and how to track down your tax refund.
Certain windfalls are considered capital gains. Here’s how to determine what you’ll owe.
Here’s what to know about records to hang on to and how long you should keep them.
Taxpayers can follow their refund online, by phone or with a smartphone app.
Personal credit card use is almost never eligible for a deduction come tax season, but if you’re using a business credit card you can likely deduct your fees.
If you’re going to receive a big tax refund this year, consider using it to pay down your credit card debt.
If the shutdown ends soon, tax returns likely won’t be affected. If it drags on? That’s a different story.
If you’ve defaulted on your student loans, the IRS may withhold your tax refund.
You can’t wait for your tax refund. Here’s what you should do with it.
The agency is sitting on over $1 billion in unclaimed refunds. See if you qualify.
There are few good ways to fill a refund-sized financial void
Identity theft cases were halved in the past year, but phishing and other scams soar
There are much better options than falling for a tax refund anticipation loan or check.
Take these steps to find out why the IRS doesn’t have a record of your work.