Susan Tompor: Wait, it's September and you still haven't received your tax refund? Here's why

By Labor Day and the roll out of pumpkin spice lattes at Starbucks, you’d think, maybe, that you’d finally have your hands on your federal income tax refund.For most people, after all, tax refund cash has come and gone. They spent that money months ago. Others are waiting and waiting, much like Carol Wilke who filed a tax return the day after the Super Bowl and still had not seen her tax refund of $1,406 seven months later.The 2020 tax season isn’t running short of frustrating scenarios even as the calendar inches closer to 2021. COVID-19 shutdowns threw a monkey wrench into the tax system.And…

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