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This story originally appeared on SmartAsset.com. Tax season began on Feb. 12, and millions of Americans are eagerly expecting a tax refund. They might be in for a tidy sum: The IRS says that the average tax refund in 2020 was more than $2,500. With the COVID-19 pandemic still wreaking havoc on many households’ finances, some taxpayers will use their refunds on essentials — to pay their bills…

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