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Why You May Have A Smaller Tax Refund This Year And How To Fix It For 2019

Tax filings have begun with some people getting a surprise that their once tax refund is smaller than before and in some cases, taxes are owed. But how can this happen when tax laws were changed to keep more money in your pocket? Most likely is your withholding level (the amount of tax you chose to...
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How To Avoid The Hidden Tax Filing Fee

Filing your taxes has never been easier and receiving your refund has never been quicker. When you file your taxes online or with an agent, you’re usually given the option to deduct the cost of filing from your federal tax refund. While this is a convenient feature, experts say you really should...
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What You May Expect When Filing Taxes This Year

Employers must have your W-2 forms to you for the 2018 tax year by tomorrow and with last year’s tax changes, there is a lot of anticipation as to how your refund will be affected. While you might expect a larger refund than normal. But that won’t necessarily be the case. While refunds will be...
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Your Tax Refund May Be Delayed Due To The Government Shutdown

The partial government shutdown has many Federal employees sitting on the sidelines or working output a paycheck until funding is approved. Along with Federal parks and museums, the FBI, DEA and Border Security, the Internal Revenue Service is affected. Less than half (43.5%) of the agency’s...
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How To Switch Your Airline Ticket Without Paying Fee

Making travel plans for the holidays is stressful enough, so when you learn that you booked your flight for the wrong date and you have to pay $200 to change it, it usually makes a stressful situation worse. But switching a flight after you've already paid for it doesn't have to be expensive. With...
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Automatically Get A Refund If Your Package Is Delivered Late With This App

This time of the year puts a lot of pressure on our package carriers! From the USPS to Fedex and UPS, the ever-growing online shopping and brick-and-mortar stores offering free delivery means there's a chance your package may be delivered late. While carriers strive to be on time, traffic, weather...
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Millions More Of Americans Are In For A Bad Surprise Come Tax Time

There are good surprises like finding a dollar bill in the street, meeting a good friend you haven't seen in a while and even a birthday party. But there are bad surprises, such as realizing you owe money to the government when you normally would’ve received money back as a tax refund. Changes in...
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If You Bought A Snuggie From TV You May Be Getting Your Money Back

Did you buy a Snuggie off TV in the middle of the night? You could be eligible for a refund. It's the same if you ordered a Magic Mesh Door (an automatic mesh door that's supposed to keep bugs out), Cat’s Meow (an electronic pet toy) and Roto Punch (a heavy duty hole puncher) too. Allstar Marketing...
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Convincing IRS Scam That Could Cost Your Entire Tax Refund

Savvy scammers are working overtime this spring with a pretty sophisticated scam involving your tax refund. Here is how it works. To your surprise, a large deposit of cash into your bank account from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), even though you haven't filed your taxes yet. Shortly after the...
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Why You Should File Taxes Early, Even If You Owe

By now you've received your W-2s and even Statue of Libertys are dancing on street corners! Yep, its tax time and although most Americans will get a refund and can't file fast enough, many procrastinate either because they owe money or have a hard time understanding all the forms. But here are four...
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