Be Smart: Use Your Tax Refund WiselyYou've got a hefty check headed your way, thanks to your tax refund. Don't spend it just anywhere. Instead, here are five smarter ways to use your refund money.
Good Question: Why Doesn't MN Offer Refunds For Recycling Bottles & Cans?If you take a close look at your cans and plastic bottles, you will notice that some states offer money back when recyclables are returned to a store or collection location. So, why is Minnesota not one of those states?
Waiting For A Rebate? Revenue Dept. Says It's Processing Record Number Of FilingsIt's the time of year when many Minnesotans find some extra cash in their bank accounts. The state typically sends out renter’s rebates and property tax refunds in September, but some renters and homeowners say they still haven't received that money.
Some Still Waiting For Property Tax & Renter's Credit RefundsSome people in Minnesota say they're still waiting for their property tax or renter credit refunds. According to the Minnesota Department of Revenue's Ryan Brown, the department has to check the filings for errors.
Nickelback's Minneapolis Show Canceled Due To Medical EmergencyFans of Nickelback -- prepared to be bummed. The Canadian rockers have canceled the remaining dates of their North American tour due to a medical emergency. Live Nation says singer Chad Kroeger needs surgery after a cyst developed on his voice box.
Good Question: How Much Tax Refund Money Are We Getting?As of March 20, 57 percent of American taxpayers filed their federal taxes. Just about 80 percent received a refund. The average federal refund amount is $3,038. That refund rate is expected to drop slightly as we head closer to April 15.
1 In 4 Taxpayers Contacted About Property Tax Refund Seek ItThousands of Minnesota homeowners could be leaving property tax refunds on the table despite Revenue Department efforts urging them to seek checks exceeding $1,000. A new department report says only about 1 in 4 taxpayers has responded to the Homestead Credit Refund notification letters by filing for the relief.
AG: Eyes Out For Scams During Holiday Shopping South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is urging consumers to exercise caution when shopping for deals this holiday season, especially on "Black Friday."
How (Not) To Get AuditedIt's time to talk taxes: 1099 forms have gone out and you should be organizing your paperwork and getting ready to pay the taxman.
Avoid The Most Common Tax MistakesAvoid the most common tax mistakes to get a faster refund.
Where's My Refund? IRS Tool Answers That QuestionThe Internal Revenue Service has a message for taxpayers eager to learn the status of their tax refund: Please don't check the IRS website every five minutes — once a day is enough.
Basic Errors That Can Delay Your Tax RefundMillions of people are getting a jump on filing their tax returns now that they have received their W-2s and 1099 forms. And for most, the incentive to get moving is to get that tax refund in their bank account as soon as possible.

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