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A Look At The Craziest Tax Write-Offs

It’s hard to think there’s anything funny about taxes when you’re under a mountain of paperwork, but CBS News contributor and analyst Mellody Hobson has a little comic relief for taxpayers.


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What To Do With Your Tax Refund

Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.



Navigate Tricky Gift Return Policies After The Holidays

The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.


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Calif. TV Buyers Could Get Partial Refund In LCD Price Fixing Settlement

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s attorney general says three Asia-based companies have agreed to pay $571 million to settle claims by officials in eight states that they conspired to inflate prices for liquid crystal […]



Call Kurtis: We Bought Trip Insurance … Where’s Our Refund?

It was an important trip to Hon Lam, but his doctor said he couldn’t go. When he couldn’t get his money back, despite buying travel insurance, he called Kurtis. Lam stood in his living room, […]

CBS Sacramento–04/05/2012