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If you file electronically, you can typically expect to get your federal tax refund within three weeks.  If you file a paper return, processing will take six to eight weeks after your return is received.  There’s a portal on the IRS site where you can check the status of your refund.  See Personal Finance Insider’s […]

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A special session of the Indiana Legislature will begin July 6 to take up the governor’s proposal for sending out $225 payments to all taxpayers from the state’s growing budget surplus. Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a proclamation Wednesday setting the date for the special session to […]

THE Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has affirmed a division ruling which had rejected Philippine Geothermal Production Company, Inc.’s (PGPCI) refund claim worth P30.43 million representing excess input value-added tax (VAT) paid on zero-rated sales dating back to 2013. In an 11-page decision on June 14 and made public on June 17, the full CTA […]

Remember longtime and now-retired Beacon Journal columnist Bob Dyer?  Dyer, who retired in December 2020, was the Beacon’s “columnist with attitude.”  Dyer is enjoying retirement. He said he’s doing a lot of reading, playing a lot of golf and has some book possibilities on the horizon.  “But I’m just enjoying doing nothing for the first […]

Blue Cross Blue Shield lost its bid for over $3 million in a tax refund because the stop-loss policies it sells to employers that self-fund their workers’ health insurance are subject to premium and maintenance taxes, a divided Texas Supreme Court said Friday. Texas allows BCBS to sell stop-loss insurance that protects against employers who […]

Purchasers of frequent flyer miles from domestic airlines may be eligible to claim a refund of the 7.5% federal excise tax paid upon such purchase. Hotels, retailers, banks, foreign airlines, and car rental companies typically purchase these miles from domestic airlines for use in their rewards programs. Members of these rewards programs can then redeem […]

The end of the financial year is upon us. As we all scramble to sort out our taxes and expenses for tax time, it’s easy to be swayed by some of the massive EOFY deals that pop up around about now to try and detach us from our hard earned tax returns. It’s a cliche […]

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