1504, 2011

Financial Literacy Month Question of the Day: April 15th, 2011

Here is the Financial Literacy Month Question of the Day for Friday April 15th (are your taxes filed?)

Jon from JWFinancialCoaching.Wordpress.com asks us this question on Tax Day:

By getting a tax refund from the IRS you…

A) Did something good and the Government is rewarding you
B) Got lucky and can now make a downpayment on a new truck
C) Gave the IRS an interest-free loan in the amount of your refund

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805, 2009

Don’t Be a Fool: How to Avoid Popular Tax Scams

Over the last year or so, I've been receiving an email from the "IRS" telling me there is an extra tax refund available to me. Sounds great, especially in tax season but there's a problem with the letter. This letter is a phishing scam. Don't fall for this.