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Smart Strategies for Using Your Tax Refund
According to the IRS, the average federal tax refund for personal tax filers was $3,267 in tax year 2019. While it might be tempting to see this extra cash as a chance to splurge, consider using it to improve your finances. Read more…

5 Hidden Ways to Boost Your Tax Refund
Here are five tried-and-true ways to reduce your tax liability at tax time. Pay no more than you owe, or even increase your tax refund. Read more…

Tax Law Changes in 2020 That Can Fatten Your Refund
Some changes to tax relief options and forms in 2020 could mean good things for your refund. Learn about a few basic steps you can take in areas such as your retirement account and energy spending to potentially see an increase. Read more…

Last Chance to Claim Your Tax Refund
The law gives taxpayers who fail to file their income taxes three years to submit a return and claim a refund. Generally, the three-year countdown starts on the due date of the return, including extensions. Read more…

Guide to IRS Form 8888: Direct Deposit of Your Tax Refund in Multiple Accounts
With the convenience and security of direct deposit available at most financial institutions, more taxpayers are requesting payment of their tax refunds by direct deposit. Read more…


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