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Best Investments for Boosting Your Tax Refund
If you're like most taxpayers, you're expecting a tax refund this year. The average refund amount for tax year 2020 was $3,100. If you want to boost your tax refund, consider investing in your retirement or your home before filing your taxes. 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…

Can You Check for Unclaimed Tax Refunds?
The IRS puts a limit on the time in which you can claim a refund for the over-payment of tax. However, you can't check if you have a refund due to you until you complete a tax return. To amend a prior year return to claim any overpaid taxes, you have three years from the date you filed it. If you didn't file a tax return, then you have two years to submit one in order to claim a refund that you are owed. Read more…

11 Fun Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund
There are plenty of practical ways to spend your tax refund–such as saving for major expenses, banking it as the start of an emergency fund or paying down debt. But it’s hard to resist the allure of spending some or all of your refund on something a little more fun. If that’s the road you want to go down, here are some ways suggestions. Read more…

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