Millions of people are getting a jump on filing their tax returns now that they have received their W-2s and 1099 forms. And for most, the incentive to get moving is to get that tax refund in their bank account as soon as possible.
When you make a return this holiday season, you may have to hand over more than just your receipt, as retailers try to prevent repeated returns.
Many shoppers will be looking for deep after-Christmas discounts, returning gifts and using gift cards they received.
Assemblyman Jerry Hill has appealed to the California Public Utilities Commission to change the method used to establish the rate of return on utilities. This request comes amid reports Pacific Gas and Electric could still have “salvaged” pipe in its system.
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid on Best Buy’s buy-back program, which is free through this Saturday.
It used to be to return or exchange an item you simply had to provide your receipt. Now many retailers are not only requiring a photo ID, they scan the ID and store the information in a database.