After a four-year hiatus, a program that gives tax refund people who donate to political campaigns resumes in Minnesota. The political contribution refund is meant to incent small givers and to encourage candidates to agree to spending limits.
The best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.
The IRS anticipates 75 percent of federal filers will get refunds in 2013. The average last year was slightly more than $2,800.
The 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.
When it comes to those 2013 Minnesota income tax filings, state officials say there’s no rush.