Paying Our Tickets With Tax Refund

Besides the fact that it is Spring  season, it is also the season of filing income taxes here in the US.  The deadline is usually April 15.  This year, 2012, the deadline is extended until April 17 to accommodate holidays or severe weather conditions.

We submitted our tax report and fortunately we have tax  refund for the year 2011.  With the use of an online tax filing software, we already knew the amount of the refund we’ll be receiving.  Like I said before, the money from our tax refund is going to be used to purchase air tickets for our vacation this year.

Tax money from refund can do lots if we use it wisely.

1.  Travel and vacation

2.  Tuition fees payment

3.  Home repairs

4.  Home upgrade

5.  Shopping items from personal wishlist

6.  Gadget upgrade

7.  Baby stuff

…and just about anything important that we already thought of allocating.

In my situation, the money is intended for the tickets before the tax filing.  My husband assumed that we will get a refund.  And yes we did!  We are very happy because the flights are booked in Korean Air.  What we have to save for now is the expense money.

How about you?  If you haven’t filed your taxes yet, better do it before the deadline comes.

Tickets For Our Next Vacation

We already did tax filing yesterday and we are happy to know that the tax refund is big this year.  Because our desktop computer is not fixed yet, my husband used the laptop to file taxes online by using a tax preparation software.

Filing income taxes online is easier that you can do it at your home.  There is a simple form to be filled in depending on the taxpayer’s category. Before doing your taxes, you should gather all documents needed like the mortgage, sponsorship, Form 1099 from part time jobs, and all tax-deductibles.

Now we are waiting for the refund.  And we using the money to buy plane tickets for our next vacation in the Philippines this coming December.

Tax Return

This is to remind everyone to submit your tax return on or before April 18, 2011.  This is the deadline given by the IRS.  Make sure everything in your tax filing are correct.

We already submitted ours two weeks ago.  Gladly we have a refund coming.  The money will be used to pay for the hospital bills from my delivery.