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Home Depot and the Tax Refund

Everyone has a great way for taxpayers to spend their tax rebate checks, including the Lowe’s and Home Depot home improvement centers. Both now describe

energy-efficient home improvement projects for under $300 and under $600 starting right on the home pages of their Web sites. But Home Depot goes a step further: “There’s no need to go to the bank. We will cash your tax rebate check, free of charge, with any purchase.” Sadly, the first Home Depot home improvement project presented is a standard ceiling fan with no mention of their new truly efficient ceiling fan, the Hampton Bay Gossamer models (see EBN Vol. 10, No. 3).

Published September 1, 2001

(2001, September 1). Home Depot and the Tax Refund. Retrieved from

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