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Old 04-18-2022, 03:42 PM
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My mom asked me this morning. I said, "Yes, of course." I did not, however, admit to doing them after I got home from from Easter celebrations at her house last night.
Do you do yours early? Do you wait until the last minute like me?


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Old 04-18-2022, 03:45 PM
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We are last minute every year but we (DH ) did do them on April 15 because we were out of town last weekend.

I donít understand the procrastination because we always get money back.
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Old 04-18-2022, 03:59 PM
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It used to be fun to do them early when we knew we would get money back, but since the kids all grew up and left and took our deductions with them we put it off as long as possible. We filed online Saturday, dropped the check in the mailbox at the post office yesterday, and hope that it was post-marked today. The fun days are long gone and now tax time just makes me grumpy!
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Old 04-18-2022, 04:06 PM
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I do them early. Always owe NC about $100 and get a refund from the feds. My refund was in my checking account a month ago.
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Old 04-18-2022, 04:06 PM
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Mine were done in March. I get a refund, so I get them done early.


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Old 04-18-2022, 04:08 PM
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I could never wait-it would make me so anxious! After some expensive mistakes with Turbotax, I now have a professional do them. I sent in all of my stuff at the very beginning of March. I started to get antsy when they hadn't called to say they were completed at the beginning April. Thankfully they were done a couple of days into April, but I'll send my stuff in earlier next year.
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Old 04-18-2022, 04:13 PM
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Use to do them way early when the kids needed the information for college loan stuff. Then our deductions grew up and the house was paid off and we'd owe...so we'd pay last minute. Now we do it in March retired and we owed nothing this year.
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Old 04-18-2022, 04:16 PM
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I do mine first week in Feb. They are pretty simple. We get money back. If I owed, I would wait to pay until the last minute
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Old 04-18-2022, 04:27 PM
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My DH files soon after we receive our needed paperwork.

I am so glad that he takes care of it each year.
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Old 04-18-2022, 04:30 PM
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I filed mine a couple of weeks ago, but I probably should have done it sooner; I got a pretty decent refund. Not that it makes a lot of difference, given how lousy interest rates are still.


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Old 04-18-2022, 04:33 PM
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We are part of a farming operation so taxes are complex. We pay someone to do them. We have to turn in all our paperwork by mid March. We never get anything back. Actually, my husband has to make a payment every quarter because his income comes from farm rent.
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Old 04-18-2022, 04:45 PM
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Our are done, our refund has been deposited, and it is already spent. This all happened the first week of March.
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Old 04-18-2022, 04:52 PM
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I did mine on Feb. 7.
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Old 04-18-2022, 04:54 PM
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we did them around Feb. 14--we like to get them done just as soon as we get all our paperwork from work since we get money back! (we take 0 exemptions)
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Old 04-18-2022, 05:04 PM
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I'm filing mine tonight. We owe a ton so I've been putting it off as loooooong as possible.
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Old 04-18-2022, 05:05 PM
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DH always does them as soon as we have all the paperwork. We need to pay estimated taxes quarterly anyway, so itís just one more thing.
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Old 04-18-2022, 05:06 PM
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I did them back in early March. Nice to get it out of the way.
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Old 04-18-2022, 05:06 PM
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I sent them in March and received the refund in 10 days.
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Old 04-18-2022, 05:36 PM
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we get money back! (we take 0 exemptions)
We do, too Like quite a big chunk. But we always wait. Well, DH I guess just wouldn't do them. I have to take care of it.

It's dumb. We could actually have our money all year and invest it or something. But DH likes to see that big return.
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Old 04-18-2022, 05:38 PM
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We do ours early. Usually I do them in January, then send them in as soon as they start accepting returns. We usually don’t get a refund, or get very minimal ones, so I prefer to just get it over with early and not have to remember otherwise.
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Old 04-18-2022, 06:31 PM
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I always do mine over Spring Break at the end of March.
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Old 04-18-2022, 07:38 PM
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Ours were done about a month ago, but we didn't file until today since we owed money.
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Old 04-19-2022, 12:41 AM
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He did them about a month ago but didnít send them in yet because he thought we were going to have to pay a lot. Then he found out about the senior form that gives seniors a discount. He did them over yesterday. Turns out we get money back. Not a lot, but at least we donít have to pay more.
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Old 04-19-2022, 03:06 AM
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My h has his own business so our taxes are more complicated than I care to deal with. Our accountant starts contacting me in December. If I don't procrastinate in getting him our stuff then he's got them done in early February.
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Old 04-19-2022, 06:27 AM
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I used to get a ton of money back so I did them in Feb. The last few years I've either owed or gotten nothing back so I haven't rushed to get them done. This year I had a preparer do them due to my side business and the house. It was the best money I've ever spent. I was there an hour. If I had done them it would have taken me hours and hours.

I got nothing back from federal, but a nice chunk back from state.
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Old 04-19-2022, 09:38 AM
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My mom has dementia and has been on my case about her taxes for the last few weeks because she keeps seeing tax day mentioned on tv. They are of course done and we've talked about it every time she hears the word "April." She called last night all upset, but couldn't remember why she was upset. So I "casually mentioned " that she had received her tax refund. She said "that's it! I'm so relieved! Now I can sleep again!" So hard to be her - tortured by something looming over her head, but she can't remember what....taxes!!!
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