April 15th might seem like a million miles away but if you are like me that refund check comes just about the time the Christmas Bills are really needing to be paid. Thanks to our "hired hands" in Washington that might come a little later than we are used to.

The IRS announced that, due to last-minute maneuvering on Capitol Hill, the agency won't be ready to process more than 50 million returns until mid- to late-February. Since most returns demand refunds from the IRS, the delay means millions of taxpayers will have to wait to get their money back.

So when can we expect to get our money that government has been using? Click below and you will know

(via congress-delay-may-delay-your-tax-refund-too: Personal Finance News from Yahoo! Finance.)