What Uncle Sam takes away, he sometimes gives back. And boy theres not a single one among you who dont already have plans for your income tax return. Catching up on past due bills is the general trend although some have more lavish plans, like a trip to Mexico, for that shiny penny.
Program Coordinator, Office of the Vice Dean, Wharton Undergraduate Division
We dont plan on spending the money. My husband has just retired, so hes consolidating and regrouping.
Tifphani C. J. Fernandes
Administrative Assistant, Student Affairs, Wharton Graduate Division
Im not spending it at all because I owe the government money.
Anne Marie Pitts
Administrative Assistant, English
Mines already spent, so theres no plan.
Computer Local Support Provider, English
Pay off my student loans.
Coordinator of Graduate English
Traveling. Atlanta, Ga.
Business Administrator, Bennett Hall Business Administration Services
Im going to pay credit card bills, car repairs, and put some in my savings.
Administrative Assistant, Bennett Hall Business Administration Services
Vacation and also savings.
Yen Ling Shek
Program Coordinator, Pan-Asian American Community House
Depends on how much I get back. Most likely I will pay my bills.
Ajay T. Nair
Director, Pan-Asian American Community House
Assistant Director, Asian American Studies
I am not sure if I will get a refund. If I do get a refund I will try to find a worthwhile investment. But I am doubtful that I will get a refund.
Program Coordinator, MAKUU: Black Cultural Center
I am probably going to put it in savings so that I can pay off my student loans eventually.
Assistant to the Director, Kelly Writers House
I have been very thrifty this year tracking my money to the quarter, and I got quite a large tax return and I plan to blow it on a trip to Mexico.
Wei Ming Yen Dorado and Eden Lin
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Originally published on April 17, 2003