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Old 01-18-2013, 08:05 AM   #36
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Well I got $900 back today ($570 Federal / $330 State)

I had 1 witholding for my Federal and 0 for state, and I've only been working since March 1st.

Also, my Federal was going to be $850 on its own just based on my W-2 from work, but in Jan 2012, I had nearly $1200 paid to me in unemployment compensation with no federal tax withheld on it so it brought me down to $570.

Anyhow, what is the best strategy for me to take the $37.50 a paycheck (every two weeks) extra that I was paying (possibly more, not sure based on the unemployment skewing things, might be more like $50 or more) as taxes and put it into some account where it will grow?

Not sure if my best option is to just put it in a savings account or what.
Hmmm how are you getting anything back today when the IRS isn't accepting returns until the 30th of January?
Did the government go ahead and start taking them now?
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