Tax refunds and car buying: Six steps from check to open road [Infographic]

For many Americans, it’s the time of year when Sam becomes their favorite uncle. Right now, Uncle Sam, the big man with the hat, is in the process of dishing out tax refunds to millions of people across the land.

If you’re one of them, and awaiting a fat check with the government’s best regards, you might be thinking about using the money to buy your next vehicle, perhaps by way of a down payment.

By a huge stroke of good fortune, we’ve put together an infographic outlining how you can do just that. Our six simple steps will expertly steer you along the road ahead as you search for a gleaming set of wheels to drive through 2016 and beyond.

For additional information about using tax refunds to buy a vehicle, with financing from RoadLoans, read our “What to do with your tax refund: Buying a car” article. Take a look at “Tax returns and auto loans – a good match,” for more reasons why tax season and auto finance go together so well.


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