Tips for getting and wisely spending your tax refund

Taxes: Refunds

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Video: Identity Theft and Your Tax Refund

Gary Foreman

Could someone file a tax return claiming to be you? Tax refund theft is one of the fastest growing areas of ID theft and it could happen to you. In this Dollar Stretcher interview, Becky Frost, senior manager of Experian ProtectMyId explains how ProtectMyId.com can help you protect yourself from ID theft without spending a lot to do so.

10 Ways to Put Your Tax Refund to Work

Gary Foreman

If you're tired of feeling bad after your tax refund disappears, consider one of these ten ways to put that tax refund to work for you.

What To Do If Your Tax Refund Is Wrong

Bankrate

Most of us get refunds at tax time. And most of the time, those refunds are just what we had been eagerly awaiting. But occasionally, the amount on an Internal Revenue Service check is not what we expected. Regardless of whether the refund discrepancy goes against you or favors you, some steps can be taken to resolve the matter.


Stop Waiting for Tax Refunds

Live Like a Mensch

Lots of folks are grumbling about having to wait to file their taxes. Why? They get refunds. Why not adjust your withholding instead and you'll no longer have to wait to get your own money back from the IRS?

Why is IRS Withholding My Tax Refund?

Bankrate

You filed your tax return. The IRS claims they have not received it. If this has happened to you, it could mean that someone may have stolen your identity. Follow these steps.

Should Your Tax Refund Go on a Prepaid Card?

Bankrate

Getting your tax refund back on a prepaid card may sound convenient, but does it make financial sense?

4 Options for Your Tax Refund

Bankrate

Every year, you swear you're going to save at least some of your tax refund. Every year, you end up spending every last cent. Uncle Sam wants to help. He's letting you directly deposit your refund money into up to four accounts.

What If Your Tax Refund is Wrong?

Bankrate

Most of us get refund checks at tax time. And most of the time, those refunds are just what we had been eagerly awaiting. But occasionally, the amount on an Internal Revenue Service check is not what we expected. Regardless of whether the refund discrepancy goes against you or favors you, some steps can be taken to resolve the matter.

How to Adjust Your Withholding

Bankrate

Most Americans pay the bulk of their annual tax bills via payroll withholding. Through this process, a percentage of your pay is taken out each pay period and sent to the Internal Revenue Service where it is credited toward your final tax bill. Payroll withholding is something you want to get just right. Here are some reasons.

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Maximize Your Tax Refund

Gary Foreman

10 Ways Your Tax Return Could Invite an Audit by the IRS

Bankrate

Cheap, Fast Alternatives to a Tax-Refund Loan

Bankrate

5 Tax Refund Ideas

Bankrate

What You Can Do Now to Protect Your Tax Refund

Bankrate

Maximize Your Tax Refund

Rali Macaulay

Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

TDS Reader Solutions

The Tax Refund That Keeps Giving

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