Debt is listed as the number one item people spend their tax refund on.
That is according to a study by GoBankingrates.
27% of people plan to use their refund to pay off debt.
The other top priorities are saving and investing.
Last year the average was refund was more than $2800 dollars, acccording to the Internal Revenue Service.
The IRS says it will process returns as planned, despite the government shutdown.