Where is My Refund 2014? Don’t Ask This!

Everyone needs money, that’s a fact.  Some people manage their money better than others…another fact, one which may be harder to swallow.  What I want to do here is try and explain why, if you’re desperate about receiving your IRS refund, something is wrong. It’s January, which means the question Where is my refund? for …

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Why the IRS Refund Calendar is Obsolete for 2014

The IRS Refund Calendar for 2014 starts now… Tax prep companies are now accepting tax returns, and the IRS will start accepting them on January 31.  If you get started now, you can have your IRS refund in February, if all goes well.  What can delay your refund?  Actually, lots of things.  Here’s a list …

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IRS Refund Status 2014: Don’t Count Your Eggs…

The Holidays are over, and the new year is in full swing. Taxpayers, you know what that means!  Time to get your tax return into the IRS and if you’re due a refund, the sooner the better. The IRS will begin accepting tax returns the last day of January 2014, and it takes about 10 …

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The IRS is Cutting Corners

While the rest of us are experiencing brighter outlooks about the economy, the IRS is facing reality about budget issues.  To save money they are actually closing their doors on select days, telling their employees to stay home.  Staying home from work sounds nice, but consider this: it’s a furlough without pay.  That’s the whole …

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Federal Tax Refund Calendar

There’s no longer a Federal Tax Refund Calendar for checking the status of your IRS refund.  Now, taxpayers who want to know the status of an IRS refund must log in with the IRS website and receive an answer that’s drawn from the IRS database system, just for them.  It’s more accurate and you’ll end …

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10 Reasons Your Federal Tax Refund Got Delayed

So by now we all know that the IRS takes at least 21 days to issue a federal income tax refund.  Some may get lucky and get their IRS refunds in 10 days or something like that.  But for the rest of us 21 days is the general rule of thumb.  Even given the 21 …

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Improvements on the Federal Tax Refund Schedule

After filing federal tax returns, the most common question is how long until I get my tax refund?  Millions of taxpayers are due refunds each year, and the tax filing season can feel like winning the lottery for some people.  That’s because the average federal tax refund is something like $3000.  No kidding! So, How …

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Keeping Tabs on Your Refund

This is a diverse world, but essentially we all have at least a few things in common, things that drive us- one of which is the necessity of money.  Yes some of us are more materialistic than others, but even the Dalai Lama needs to know where his money is coming from and where it’s …

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