We originally ran this article on 2016’s Tax Day, but it’s that time of year again. Welcome back, gold leaf-garnished cake.
Now that you’ve spent enough quality time with your online tax program, accountant, or—power to you!—paper forms to last you until next April, it’s time to celebrate! Why? Because submitting your taxes is no small feat, your tax return is en route, and rumor has it the IRS never audits treat-eaters (okay, we have no evidence to support this last claim, but we’ll take any excuse to dive into some well-earned treats).
Go ahead and put gold flakes on your cake—that’s what tax refunds are for. Photo by
Here’s what we recommend: Two cakes in honor of tracking down your W2, fifteen cookies for completing 2015 taxes, a serving of cheesy bread for every deductible receipt your tracked down, and a Champagne cocktail to toast to the return that’s on its way (!!).
Here are some treats to get you started:
What will you be, ahem, investing your tax return in? (Fancy imported olives? Us too.) Tell us in the comments.