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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.
These three steps can help you save just a bit more. And it can add up to a bunch when you’re ready to retire.
Did or will you get a refund? What did or do you plan to do with it? Most folks surveyed by Bankrate say they’ll pay down debt or put the tax cash into savings.
Is a tax refund an interest-free loan to the government or a welcome windfall?
Taking tax refund money to pay what a filer owes another government agency is not unusual. A federal lawsuit, however, says the Social Security Administration went too far.
Filing the affidavit shouldn’t cause delays, but your tax refund may be late for other reasons.
Want your tax refund in cash? Wal-Mart’s new Direct2Cash program gives filers the option to pick up their refund money in cash at the retail giant’s stores.
Take action to make it difficult for identity thieves to steal your tax refund.
The IRS owes you money but won’t pay. Now what?
When using the IRS calculator, if you put garbage in, you’ll get garbage out.
Some lawmakers warn a debt ceiling fight could slow refunds even more.