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Tax Department Says Most Yearly Returns Are Done Online

Tax Department Says Most Yearly Returns Are Done Online

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Things change over time, including taxes. According to the Virginia Department of Taxation, refunds are coming back at lightning speed for those who file their income tax returns electronically. The department’s Joel Davison says the number of Virginians who file taxes the old-fashioned way keeps shrinking. The deadline for filing Virginia income tax returns is May 1st.

 

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That could explain why filing taxes the old-fashioned way is falling by the wayside.

 

 

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Another trend is people opting for direct deposit as opposed to the tax refund debit card introduced last year.

 

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