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2015 Tax Refund --> what will you do with it?

Old 03-04-15, 06:41 PM
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2015 Tax Refund --> what will you do with it?

so i just found out i am getting a cool $3k back. not sure how or why, but why question a guy named Saul??

so i think i will def. put most in savings account, but, i will buy, probably, the Apple TV thingie.

what are you gonna do with it?
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Re: 2015 Tax Refund --> what will you do with it?

Looks like I'll owe this year. What is the government going to do with it?
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Re: 2015 Tax Refund --> what will you do with it?

I got 5k back but we borrowed 1k against it before Christmas (via H&R Block). So I ended up with 4k in Savings once we paid them back. Nothing extravagant planned. I will pull some cash out for SDCC tho.
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Re: 2015 Tax Refund --> what will you do with it?

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I got 5k back but we borrowed 1k against it before Christmas (via H&R Block). So I ended up with 4k in Savings once we paid them back. Nothing extravagant planned. I will pull some cash out for SDCC tho.
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I don't give the government interest-free loans. I owe a little, about 4% of my total tax bill.
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Cocaine off a hookers ass. But that's every Friday night - just more of it when I get a tax refund.
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It's already gone. I spent it last year and paid for it just now.
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Oh, just throw it on the pile, I suppose.
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Cycling John O'Groats to Lands End.
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"Refund"? No thank you. I'm with OldDude.
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^ same here. Should net out close to zero. Probably owe a little.
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Thanks to my freelance work and selling a ton of stocks in 2014, no refund for me this year. I actually had to pay several hundred. No shock though, I was expecting it.
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I do not over pay and have not for many years.
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Re: 2015 Tax Refund --> what will you do with it?

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so i just found out i am getting a cool $3k back. not sure how or why, but why question a guy named Saul??
You're getting $3k back because you paid too much in taxes on your paychecks last year. It's not really as good as it sounds because, as someone else said, you basically gave the government an interest free loan. Due to the time value of money, that $3k is worth less now than it was last year. Since you're not getting interest, you're basically screwing yourself by giving away free money to the government.

Also, is that a Saul Goodman reference? I'm not sure how that is relevant considering Saul is a lawyer and not an accountant.
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Re: 2015 Tax Refund --> what will you do with it?

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You're getting $3k back because you paid too much in taxes on your paychecks last year. It's not really as good as it sounds because, as someone else said, you basically gave the government an interest free loan. Due to the time value of money, that $3k is worth less now than it was last year. Since you're not getting interest, you're basically screwing yourself by giving away free money to the government.

Also, is that a Saul Goodman reference? I'm not sure how that is relevant considering Saul is a lawyer and not an accountant.
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Re: 2015 Tax Refund --> what will you do with it?

Putting $3,000 into my car. And saving $2,000 for Black Friday this year.
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Re: 2015 Tax Refund --> what will you do with it?

I need to stop buying movies. This last 6 months have been outrageous. I already bought 24 titles (or more) this month alone, and I need to save for a Nikon DSLR, maybe the new D7200 which was announced.
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Re: 2015 Tax Refund --> what will you do with it?

I will try and save it as I have almost no money left in my bank after losing my life savings to a unscrupulous businessman.
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Using my $2.5k as moving funds to relocate me from Chicago to New York in a few months.
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Paid off a bill.
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Re: 2015 Tax Refund --> what will you do with it?

I don't escrow real estate taxes so ironically, my tax refund will go to... paying taxes. ~$10K+ refund. Gone.

Sidenote, I pay more in real estate taxes here in Il than my parents do in FL despite the fact that their house is assessed at roughly four times the value of my house. Despite the low tax load, the schools and public services down there (Naples) are outstanding. Fuck you, Illinois.
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Partying of course.
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Re: 2015 Tax Refund --> what will you do with it?

Accepted on the 19th of Feb here in AZ and still don't have it...thought direct deposit would be fast
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Accepted on the 19th of Feb here in AZ and still don't have it...thought direct deposit would be fast
The State return or the Federal one? My Federal return was accepted on 2/11 and was in my account on 2/19.
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"Refund"? No thank you. I'm with OldDude.
Same here...

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