tax refund

Big Tax Refunds: A Win or Fail?

Tax season is here and for many families that means receiving a tax refund. Did you know that last year the average tax refund was $2895? That’s a nice chunk of change that you can use to pay down debts, build up savings, or invest with some leftover to have a small splurge. But is having […]

Where’s My Tax Refund? How to Check Your Status

Already files your taxes and waiting on your refund? Find out what you need to know to track your tax refund and get ideas on how to make the most out of it! We’re right in the middle of tax season and for some people that means getting a refund back.  I’ll share how you […]

How to Use Your Tax Refund to Boost Your Wealth

Now that we’re beginning to settle into the new house, it’s time to get some bookkeeping done. Besides getting our new family budget up, we also have to finish up and submit our tax return. It looks like we’re getting a little bit of a refund. As with every year, we want to make the […]

How to Get a Bigger Tax Refund

Tax season which means you’ll be seeing a lot of commercials about getting the biggest tax refunds. While taxes can be complicated, the method of getting a larger tax refund is fairly straightforward. If you want to maximize your refund, then you need to make sure you’re claiming all the deductions and the credits you’re […]

TurboTax Online Review (and Giveaway)

With tax season upon a us, I wanted to go ahead and share how we take care of our own. We’ve been using TurboTax to handle our family’s tax needs for the last couple of years and we’ve been very happy with them. When we started our taxes this year, I noticed that there have […]

Our Tax Refund is Delayed

We’ve been expecting a direct deposit on our tax refund for the past week. Since we’re taking the home buyer’s tax credit, we’ve been eagerly checking our account for the direct deposit. This isn’t the first time we’ve had a tax refund not come in as planned. Types of Notices and Letters Sent by IRS The good […]