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Want to do something for yourself with your refund check? Consider going back to school or funding a hobby! It’s our 7th and 8th ideas in part 4 of our series, “11 Fun Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund.”
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Make a difference with your tax refund money! That could either be in your house or in someone’s life. In part 3 of our series, “11 Fun Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund” we have our 5th and 6th ideas.
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Cue the meditation music and grab a fluffy white robe. We’ll explain why you should head to the spa and take advantage of some tax time shopping deals, in part 2 of our series “11 Fun Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund.” It’s time to relax with our 3rd and 4th ideas.
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Get a taste of luxury with your refund money! In part 1 of our series, “11 Fun Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund,” we have ways to treat yourself and others with our first 2 ideas.
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You filed your taxes, but where’s your money? We’ll show you how to track it and tell you what happens after you transmit your return in, “Where’s My Tax Refund? The IRS Refund Timetable Explained.”
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Let’s take a look at your real estate property tax bill! We’ll show you what you can and can’t deduct. We’re also explaining what it means if you’re paying taxes through escrow accounts in part 2 of our series, “Claiming Property Taxes on Your Tax Return.”
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Do you own real estate? Or do you pay taxes on your personal property? We’ll explain how this affects your taxes and how to claim deductions, in part 1 of our series, “Claiming Property Taxes on Your Tax Return.”
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Get credit savvy and refund happy! In the final part of our series, “5 Hidden Ways to Boost Your Tax Refund” we’re sharing the tax credits that could save you money.
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Do you have an IRA or an HSA? Want to learn how timing can lower your taxable income? Listen to strategies 3 and 4 of our series “5 Hidden Ways to Boost Your Tax Refund” and find out how to get more from being prepared.
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In part two of our series “5 Hidden Ways to Boost Your Tax Refund” we take a look at some commonly overlooked tax deductions — many that you may not even be aware of — that could have a significant impact on your refund!
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In part one of our series “5 Hidden Ways to Boost Your Tax Refund,” learn how rethinking your filing status could impact the size of your refund!
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Are you near retirement age and financially secure? If so, you may want to share your refund with others through a tax-free annual gift. Learn the rules by listening to tip #7 in our series “7 Smart Ways to Invest Your Tax Refund!”
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There’s one way that credit cards can help you save money! Curious? Listen to tip #6 in our series “7 Smart Ways to Invest Your Tax Refund” and learn how to use a credit card to your advantage!
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Are you itching to make an investment with your tax refund? Listen to tips #4 and #5 in the next part of our series “7 Smart Ways to Invest Your Refund” and see how an investment in yourself could be beneficial to your future!
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Are you a homeowner? Or maybe you’re thinking of buying a home? Listen to Tip #3 in our series “7 Smart Ways to Invest Your Tax Refund” and find out how to use your refund wisely when buying or maintaining a home!
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Use your refund to maximize your 401(k) – and watch your retirement fund grow! In tip #2 of our series “7 Smart Ways to Invest Your Tax Return,” we give you the facts on why this is another great way to use your refund wisely.
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If you’re looking for financially savvy ways to use your tax refund, don’t miss these tips! Listen to part one of our series, “7 Smart Ways to Invest Your Tax Refund” and pay down those high interest credit cards!
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Are you wondering how soon after filing people get audited by the IRS? If you think it’s immediately, you need to listen to part 5 of our series “The Top Myths About Tax Audits”. And here’s a hint: Keep your tax records around for at least 6 years.
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Do you believe that taking certain tax deductions may trigger an audit? If so, listen to part 5 of our series “The Top Myths About Tax Audits,” discover the truth – and take ALL the deductions you deserve!
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You might think those with low to moderate incomes don’t get audited. That is myth #3 which we’re busting in our series “The Top Myths About Tax Audits.” Find out the facts!
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