6 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund by Quicken

6 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

In 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reportedly issued 112 million tax refunds, with a grand total of $324 billion returned to taxpayers.  If you received one of those refunds, it might have been the financial highlight of the year — more money in a lump sum than you could ever expect to receive from another source. Did you spend the money wisely? This year, get rid of that devil on your... Continue reading

Last Minute Tax Deductions

During the winter season, the April tax deadline can seem a long way off. Keep in mind you'll be reporting the previous tax year, which ends while you're sipping Champagne and humming "Auld Lang Syne." Addressing a few issues before you ring in the New Year can save you substantially at tax time. Continue reading

How to File Your Own Taxes

A big myth about filing your own tax return is that the process is too complex for anyone other than an expert to handle. Although there's no question that the U.S. tax code is extensive and very specific, the reality is that most taxpayers have simple tax situations and the Internal Revenue Service provides updated instructions annually. With some care and planning, you can file your own taxes... Continue reading