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How to Skip the April 15 Tax Rush

This past week I finally crossed off an item that has been on my to do list for the last few weeks – filing our federal and state taxes… 455 more words

Tax Planning

Why You Won't Be Splurging This April

About 80% of Americans who filed taxes got back a refund last year, averaging just under $2,800. Usually, even though it’s our money to begin with, we treat it kind of like a windfall, buying appliances, going on vacation or spending it in other fun ways. 378 more words

Timing a Lay-off

I’ve decided that if you were going to plan a zombie apocalypse┬álay-off, the best time would be toward the middle or end of January. If you were expecting it, you would be wise to skip the Christmas gifts and save every penny, but I think most of the time you don’t expect this sort of thing anyway. 621 more words


Average federal tax refunds are rising

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) – Has a tax refund landed in your pocket yet? The IRS says early-bird filers are getting more cash than ever this year. 82 more words


One month into tax filing season, average federal refund is $3,120

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — One month into the tax filing season, the average federal tax refund was $3,120, the IRS said Thursday.

As of Feb. 20, the agency said it paid out $125 billion in refunds and processed about 50 million tax returns. 150 more words


Why Aren't Consumers Spending?

In theory, the American retail environment has never looked more promising. Gas prices are way way down and employment levels are on the rise. I am constantly asked if this won’t be a strong tailwind for apparel retailers. 174 more words

The 3 Smartest Ways to Use Your 2015 Tax Refund

Written By: Matthew Frankel

About 75% of Americans will get a refund from the IRS this year, and if you expect to be among them, chances are you’re already thinking about what to do with yours. 829 more words