Refunds are looking slimmer this tax season

Jan 29, 2019
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Taxpayers say they plan to spend refunds responsibly

Mar 12, 2015
A survey found 34 percent of taxpayers will pay down debt with their refund.

Tax refunds can burn a hole in your pocket

Mar 1, 2013
Some retailers run special promotions to lure customers in during tax refund season.

Sequester threatens to delay tax refunds

Feb 27, 2013
Taxpayers face a double whammy thanks to the sequester. The budget cuts could delay IRS refunds. That's after the fiscal cliff debate delayed the start of filing season.

Persuading us to save not spend our tax refund

Feb 8, 2013
Researchers to track a TurboTax reminder at the "golden moment" when taxpayers can be motivated to save.

2012 tax season: Later deadline, smaller refund?

Apr 16, 2012
Tax procrastinators, breathe easy. This year's deadline is tomorrow, April 17th. There's extra time because April 15th fell on a Sunday this year, and today is Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia.

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MIDDAY UPDATE: December retail numbers, tax refunds and free college

Jan 14, 2011
December retail numbers saw .6 percent increase according to today's report from the U.S. Commerce Department. Jill Schlesinger of CBS/MoneyWatch...