Tax season sucks. Most people dread it year after year. And that’s even if they’re getting a tax refund. It’s just such a pain.
That being said, every year the federal government gives back hundreds of billions of dollars to taxpayers who paid too much. (Why do we keep doing that?) For example, in 2017 the IRS returned a whopping $324 BILLION back to American taxpayers.
And get this: according to IRS data, the average tax refund per taxpayer was $2,895. Obviously, not...