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(24,475 posts)
Mon Apr 11, 2016, 02:05 PM Apr 2016

Are Your Taxes Done?

Are you getting a refund?

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Yes, they're done and I'm getting a refund.
7 (35%)
Yes, they're done but I'm not getting a refund.
9 (45%)
No, they're not done
3 (15%)
I'm off the grid - I don't file taxes
1 (5%)
None of your business!
0 (0%)
0 (0%)
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(24,475 posts)
4. Me too, but it was my own mistake, so whatever.
Mon Apr 11, 2016, 02:18 PM
Apr 2016

At least I had that $ sitting in investments for a year making $. I came out ahead.


(31,598 posts)
5. We did, too.
Mon Apr 11, 2016, 02:23 PM
Apr 2016

Not fun. Plus we have to make quarterly estimated payments for 2016 and had to send a big first one due April 15th.

We had a much larger portion of our social security taxed this year--both Fed and State.


(5,325 posts)
8. Federal refund deposited on 2-1. State was deposited on 3-1.
Mon Apr 11, 2016, 02:50 PM
Apr 2016

I always file my federal return the very day that I have all of my paperwork together and, for the state, as soon as the state e-file site is ready.


(24,475 posts)
12. I didn't get a couple of those forms showing you had health insurance
Mon Apr 11, 2016, 03:08 PM
Apr 2016

until March, so I had to wait to file.

I thought all that stuff was due to the taxpayer by the end of January.


Ron Obvious

(6,261 posts)
13. Grrrrr.....
Mon Apr 11, 2016, 03:26 PM
Apr 2016

I really, really hate this time of year. I've always had great difficulty doing what I need to do, but don't feel like doing, and it's only getting worse as I get older.

In some countries they just mail you your tax return with everything filled in and you just sign it if you agree. So civilised. Why can't we do that here? I'm sure the IRS already knows all about my medical expenses and investment income anyway.

Anyway, currently owing a few thousand dollars and I'm confident I can polish that away when I start including my deductions (medical expenses mostly).

I just need to bloody well DO it! I hate myself for my procrastination.


(8,219 posts)
14. Already spent my refund on unexpected medical bills
Mon Apr 11, 2016, 03:28 PM
Apr 2016

What crappy timing - isn't there a convenient time to get sick? Oh well, at least it was one of those things that happened suddenly and unexpectedly - the silver lining in getting "surprise surgery" is that you don't have time to stress out and dwell on it while waiting.


(23,566 posts)
18. Done, filed electronically, and got the refund via direct deposit.
Mon Apr 11, 2016, 04:40 PM
Apr 2016

From filing to refund was about a week and a half.

Then an unexpected form came in, so filed a 1040x. The good news, I didn't have to pay back ALL of the refund!


(67,067 posts)
21. Yep. They're done, and I'm getting a nice refund.
Mon Apr 11, 2016, 04:52 PM
Apr 2016

Also, due to a technical glitch, resulting in probable under-refunding, I may be getting back thousands from a number of previous returns. All I have to do is submit an addendum.

Not a bad tax season this year, all things considered.

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