tax refund


: a return of money paid that is more than what is actually owed for taxes
I can't wait to get my tax refund this year.

Examples of tax refund in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The average tax refund is $3,011 so far this year, up 4.6% from the same time a year ago. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, 15 Apr. 2024 Related article The average tax refund is over $3,000. Jeanne Sahadi, CNN, 15 Apr. 2024 One of the largest payouts people get is their yearly tax refund. Michelle Singletary, Washington Post, 27 Mar. 2024 That’s the average federal tax refund for Americans this season as of Feb. 23—a 4.3% increase from the same period last year. Antonio Pequeño Iv, Forbes, 1 Mar. 2024 The average tax refund issued by the IRS as of March 1 is $3,182, a 5.1% increase compared to the similar filing period in 2023. James Powel, USA TODAY, 30 Mar. 2024 If your name shows up, certain payments—like your tax refund—can be offset. Kelly Phillips Erb, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 Where's my tax refund? Visit the IRS online at Where's My Refund? John Tufts, The Courier-Journal, 14 Mar. 2024 Many retirees, like Harnois, though, might be eager to file their state taxes soon to claim a tax refund. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, 22 Feb. 2024

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“Tax refund.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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