Economic Stimulus 2008; Beware of Promised Fast Refunds

The Recovery Rebate Credit is a one-time benefit for people who didn’t receive their full Economic Stimulus Payment in 2008 and whose circumstances may have changed for 2009, making them eligible now for some or all of the unpaid 2008 portion.

Your Recovery Rebate Credit will be included as part of your refund, […]

Refund Anticipation Loans, Rapid Refunds, Sleazy Tax Preparers

The sleaziest thing a tax preparer can do is sell you a “fast refund”, “two or three day refund”, “instant refund”, “EZ-Money or “Rapid Refund”. They are selling you a BANK LOAN at an extraordinary percentage rate PLUS the fee for preparation. Witness the poor person who had a $50.00 refund and was […]