GameStop Tax Season Survey Results And Re-Fun Your Refund Program

In the spirit of tax season, here are some new, interesting results from a recent GameStop survey. GameStop recently surveyed over 1K tax refund recipients, ages 18-44, to find out how they really spend their tax refund, how they wish they could spend it, what they would do to get more money and more.

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Here are some top stats:

  • Willing to Sacrifice: 30 percent of respondents would be willing to give up chocolate and candy for a whole year if they could receive double their refund. 20 percent would be willing to give up their car and 15.6 percent would be willing to visit their in-laws every weekend.
  • Sense of Humor: Grumpy Cat and Pac-Man were tied at 20 percent each for how respondents would characterize the IRS!
  • Travelers: Looks like Americans love to travel because 44 percent of respondents would rather receive their refund in the form of a flight; the second runner-up for first choice was video games (16.5 percent).
  • Honest: Only 7 percent of respondents have ever lied about what they spent their refund on
  • Charitable: Almost half – 54 percent – of respondents would be willing to donate part of their refund to a charity of their choice

The survey was conducted between Feb. 11 and 16, 2015, via Survata.com.

In addition, as part of GameStop’s “Re-Fun Your Refund program, consumers can score some great deals on their favorite games and electronics. The program runs now through March 1, with some extended deals added in:

Video Games: (All offers are for a limited time)

  • Various discounts on Disney Infinity Starter Packs

Consumer Electronics: (All offers are for a limited time)

  • Receive a $50 GameStop gift card with purchase of any new Samsung or ASUS tablet (valid through March 14)
  • 20% off all pre-owned smartphones, tablets and media players
  • $50 off new Samsung Tab 4 tablets (7,8 & 10”) (valid through March 21)
  • Up to $50 off new ASUS T100 Tablets (valid March 8 -21)

Accessories: (All offers are for a limited time)

  • $10 off Xbox One Stereo headsets

Pre-owned Console Bundles: (All offers are for a limited time)

  • Purchase a pre-owned Xbox One(no Kinect) plus two pre-owned games under $40 for $379.99
  • Purchase a pre-owned PS4 plus two pre-owned games under $40 for $439.99
  • Purchase a pre-owned Xbox 360 plus two pre-owned games under $20 for $199.99
  • Purchase a pre-owned PS3(250GB) plus two pre-owned games under $20 for $229.99

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