Tax Season – Tax Refund Plans
Most of my tax documents are in order. I went home this weekend, and AM Dad looked over my taxes.
A couple of major mistakes on my part (I tried to claim an age amount – but that’s only for people who are 65 and older!), and some minor addition errors. Darn.
So at the end of the day, my refund sits at a comfy $3502. Woohoo! Happy Dance!
(Note: Even if I claimed for old age, I would have only gotten back another $400. How crazy is that? If I was a 65 year old woman, I probably don’t want to work and have done my share for society and I only get a measly $400 more than a $25 year old!? Hmmph.)
My mind was already dividing up the refund that I haven’t received, yet.
$1350 for car insurance
$1000 for my parents (I call this the Parent Fund. My dad was thinking about going on a vacation close to home, and I wanted to help them out with the financial aspect of it.)
$600 for my Tax Free Savings Account
$300 for my ING Savings (I haven’t decided if I want to split this up between my different savings accounts – Emergency Fund, Freedom Fund, Vacation Fund, General Savings Fund, or put it all into one)
$250 for a splurge (I’m drooling over the netbook…)
Wow, look at that. I practically spent $3502 before I even got it! 😉
I’m going to make a deal with myself for the netbook. I can’t shop for anything in April and May. Then I can get it in June.
I may not get this one. These babies are a lot pricier when they have fancy designs on them. Or if they are designed by Vivian Tam. But a gal can dream! 🙂
How are your tax refunds being spent?