Tag Archives: TurboTax

Lower Income Higher Taxes

Whew. I paid my taxes, again, of course. I’m glad that’s over, though the costs will linger. My income taxes continue their inverse relationship with logic. The less I make, the more I pay. I suspect I’m not the only … Continue reading

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Tricky Taxes Trips And Traps

Thanks, Elizabeth. It was time to file my taxes, and some fluky results in TurboTax were nicely resolved by Elizabeth from their help desk. Thanks to all my friends I called while fighting off anxiety attacks as I struggled through … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Ads Sigh In 2016

Oh, advertisers. For one day each of the last fifty years you’ve publicly exercised your power during the Super Bowl, the event that seems to be the ultimate in sports competitions but that really only makes sense within 5% of … Continue reading

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Tax Weirdness 2015

Ah, spellcheck, you’ll be asked to work hard tonight because filing today’s taxes was taxing and the recovery cocktail couldn’t wait for me to finish dinner and the blog. Taxes were so much simpler (and sometimes cheaper) when I was … Continue reading

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Tax Inequity Increase

“I paid lower taxes when I was rich.” I said that last year. This year proves it out even more. Income was down about 40%. Income tax was up about 40%. I was traumatized by the numbers. Surely our system … Continue reading

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Puzzle Fixes

This blog is about balancing life and money, mostly, usually, well at least that’s true within a lot of leeway. Blogs are good for open-ended musings. But I don’t expect that this blog, nor balancing life and money, to be … Continue reading

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