Tax season is once again here, and that means either stressful news that you owe money, or relief that you either owe nothing; or, better yet – you are owed a refund by the government. A tax refund often feels like a windfall since it’s basically money you probably weren’t counting and relying on. What this means is that you can get pretty creative and fun in the ways you spend it. If you’ve just discovered that you’ve got a juicy tax refund coming your way, here are five things you may want to spend it on.
Book a Holiday
In terms of the most popular thing to do with your tax return, booking a holiday tends to be top of the list. For many people, the idea of a holiday is incredible, but coming up with the money to pay for it isn’t exactly realistic. However, if you’re getting a tax return that trip away may suddenly become affordable.
Of course, you can choose to go as big as you want with your holiday plans ranging from a simple and affordable weekend away, to a couple of weeks abroad at a spectacular destination.
Splurge on Some New Clothes
Another popular way to spend your tax refund is to splurge on some new clothing and footwear. With the summer season fast approaching, it could be the perfect time to grab a few trendy pieces that will add some style and fun to your wardrobe.
Home Improvement Projects
If you’ve got a list of home improvement projects that are currently on the backburner due to lack of funds, your refund could make it possible to embark on one or more of those projects. Based on the size of the refund, you may be able to some minor improvements such as new décor, a fresh coat of paint, and perhaps new appliances, or you may be able to go all out and completely gut a room in the house.
Relax at the Spa
For those with a smaller tax refund, the above-listed ideas may be too expensive, so instead, it could be nice to book a spa treatment. It’s still a splurge and an indulgence, but it won’t cost a fortune.
Enjoy a Little Stress and Anxiety Relief with CBD Edibles
Pretty much everyone out there suffers from stress and anxiety at least here and there, if not on a more regular basis, so why not use that refund to buy a little relief through CBD edibles?
While marijuana is still prohibited in the UK, hemp is, in fact, legal under a license to grow. The CBD is taken from that legally grown hemp. Virtually all of the THC is taken out of the hemp, unlike with marijuana, so you won’t feel “high” from CBD edibles.
In terms of what kind of CBD edibles you can get, there are CBD chocolates, gummies, coffee and tea, and even lozenges such as the ones available through Provacan. The lozenges are easy enough to carry around with you, and simple to just pop in your mouth whenever you feel like it.
Putting the Refund to Good Use
No matter which of the ideas you use, all of these tips will help you to make good use of your tax refund.