$917 million will be gone in a month

We all like the idea of being able to get FREE money. Whether it’s when we find a few bucks of loose change in our couches, or it’s Fall and we pull out that jacket we haven’t worn in almost a year only to discover a $20 bill lodged in one of the pockets; then there’s always that moment you find a gift card stuck at the bottom of then dresser drawer and now have $25 bucks to spend at your favorite store. Additionally, in less than a month, the IRS has put a special group of people on notice that their tax refund will “fly away in the wind” if they don’t file soon. The IRS claims that refund, which will total over $917 million nationally, may still be waiting for a rough estimate of a million taxpayers who did not file a federal income tax return for 2009. The IRS estimates that half the potential refunds exceed $500. ...

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