Fly free on Uncle Sam

How to get free miles just by paying your taxes

There’s not much you can do about paying your tax bill. But wouldn’t it be nice if you got something more than peace of mind in return for your payment?

If you use software to file your taxes and send them in by phone you can.  Here’s how: pay the bill with a credit card that gives you frequent flier miles for purchases. Paying the IRS will count the same as a purchase

Janet Attard is the author of Business Know-How: An Operational Guide for Home-Based and Micro-Sized Businesses With Limited Budgets (1999), and of The Home Office and Small Business Answer Book . (New edition, June 2000).

For additional information contact Janet by email at

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