Archive for 'Taxes'

Time To Review Your W-4 Exemptions

Time To Review Your W-4 Exemptions

Posted on 05. May, 2010 by .

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With tax season mostly behind us (hopefully you at least filed for an extension) this is the perfect time for me to remind everyone to spend some time and re-evaluate their tax strategy for 2010. Trust me, there’s a reason that wealthy individuals spend more money on tax planning rather than preparation. Filling out a […]

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Brookings Take on the Financial Crisis

Posted on 29. Dec, 2008 by .

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Here’s a video from the Brookings Institution about the economic crisis.  I can’t say I agree with everything and I find the Cato videos to be more informative (call it bias).  I still thought it was worth watching.  Barry Bosworth is fiscal policy expert and worked in the Carter administration (his CV is available here). […]

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Sell Stuff on eBay?  You May Now HAVE To Pay Taxes.

Sell Stuff on eBay? You May Now HAVE To Pay Taxes.

Posted on 21. Jun, 2008 by .

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Within Senator Christopher Dodd’s 630-page Senate housing legislation is a provision that nobody knows about, but affects the privacy and operation of nearly all of America’s small businesses. The provision, which was added by the bill’s managers without debate this week, would require the nation’s payment systems to track, aggregate, and report information on nearly […]

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TurboTax Users and the Economic Stimulus Payment

TurboTax Users and the Economic Stimulus Payment

Posted on 17. May, 2008 by .

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I’ve been getting a lot of angry comments on my earlier post (“Where’s My Refund“) regarding the payout of the economic stimulus package. Many people are upset they haven’t received their payment even though they filed on time and with direct deposit. While there are a number of factors that could slow your payment down […]

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How To Fix Your Tax Return

Posted on 11. May, 2008 by .

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Now that the tax season is officially over, a few of you have no doubt figured out that you’ve made a mistake on your tax return. In fact, with the constant addition of new tax laws and regulations, thousands of Americans are submitting their 1040s with errors. But have no fear – it’s not the […]

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