Tax Refunds: IRS Delays Hold Up Money For Millions Of TaxpayersWhile the IRS sent out two stimulus checks and updated the Child Tax Credit this year, it's falling short of its core mission of servicing American taxpayers.
Why Are Federal Tax Refunds Delayed? And What Can You Do About It?We're two months since the deadline for filing taxes and still millions of Americans are waiting on their money. Even people who filed six months ago.
Best Deals To Celebrate Tax Day In MinnesotaYou don't have to hold your breath until the last minute to cap a real deal with your tax refund. April 18 is the filing deadline. If you know a refund is due, consider the locally owned Minnesota businesses that offers good deals and discounts during the year. We've named a few.
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.
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.
MN Inmates Charged With Filing $400K In False Tax ReturnsTwo inmates at a Minnesota prison are accused of filing $400,000 in false tax claims to the Internal Revenue Service, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Tony Terrell Robinson, 30, and Tanka James Tetzlaff, 39, were each charged Tuesday with one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and 10 counts each of making false claims.
Reality Check: The Consequences Of Not Signing Up For MNsureIn Minnesota, at least one group opposed to Obamacare encouraged Minnesotans not to enroll and encouraged them to refuse to sign up on any website. Gov. Mark Dayton calls it inexplicable. "It's been a barrage of criticism all the way. It's been people cheering when it has problems. It's been telling people not to enroll, which i think was very ill-advised," Dayton said.
Invest That Tax Refund In YourselfWhat is your largest asset? It's your ability to earn a living!
Minn. Political Refund Program Back On BooksAfter 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.
How To Spend Your Tax RefundThe best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.
Good Question: Is Getting A Refund The Best Deal?The IRS anticipates 75 percent of federal filers will get refunds in 2013. The average last year was slightly more than $2,800.
IRS Website Overwhelmed With Taxpayers Constantly Checking ItThe 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.
State Says No Need To Rush On Minn. Tax FilingsWhen it comes to those 2013 Minnesota income tax filings, state officials say there's no rush.