Check, credit card, or American Express points-which is best?
This article originally appeared on LearnVest.com.
Weigh Your Options
It's more than a little annoying that everyone around you is talking about how to spend a tax refund check, since you actually owe Uncle Sam a little money. On top of the fact that you have to pay out, you're also faced with the nuisance of deciding how. There are more options than ever to pay your taxes, and they all have their pros and cons. We've laid them out for you.
Use a Check
Pros: The old fashioned way gets your taxes paid and out of the way in one easy shot.
Cons: If you were really caught off guard by your tax bill, paying it outright could deplete your cash reserve. So long, summer vacation…
Use A Debit Card
Pros: The same as paying by check, but with the possibility of at least earning points for this nuisance bill (if your