Tax season. Think receipts, paper and electronic files, credit write-offs, calculators, post-it notes with reminders and cars.Yes, we said cars.According to a recent article from Fox Business, four in five taxpayers are expected to receive a refund from their tax returns, that’s 80 percent of Americans. And tax returns are no small chunk of change, with the average refund in 2016 totaling around $2,700. With that kind of cash, Americans across the country are planning on how to best utilize their newly acquired money, and many (some 5 percent reported by GOBankingRates) are planning to make a major purchase – such as a car. That’s millions of Americans ready to invest in their future with a major investment. Plus, with 2016 showing a record year for used car sales according to CNBC, this upcoming tax season is sure to be a whirlwind.So, the question begging to be asked, is your dealership ready?Previously, many dealers saw a rapid rise in sales towards the end of January through March. In 2017, dealers will continue to see the rise in sales during tax season. However, with the latest regulations, some tax refunds may be delayed a few weeks, making this sales period potentially a few weeks longer. None the less, the short time frame is sure to bring a rush of customers, some with less than stellar credit. To capitalize on the tax season rush, you need to be prepared for all types of customers and their range of credit scores.