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TxBuilder 04-14-2009 08:49 PM

Tax man cometh for everyone? It's like reverse Christmas. I filed for an extension. First time ever but just don't have all my ducks in a row on time.

dakuda 04-14-2009 09:04 PM

I had the money by the start of March this year. I didn't feel like waiting, and mine is pretty simple to do.

DaveyDIY 04-14-2009 09:32 PM

Big refund on Federal
Small payment on State
We were a little worried since I am on unemployment - taxes not taken out

inspectorD 04-15-2009 05:49 AM

Since business was slow this year, I'm back swingin the hammer and doing more lectures...eww I hate that word...but it pays the bills.
The tax man, hmmm I wonder when they are going to start taxin my dogs house? Ct is unreal.:mad:

kok328 04-15-2009 06:30 AM

Ya know some say that the IRS has no sense of humor but, I recently ran across two sections of tax code that makes me laugh.

1) Theft tax - you have to pay taxes on the value of anything you stole unless you returned it to it's rightful owner within the same year of theft.

2) Drug tax - you must declare all income from the sale of illegal drugs, in the year that you earned it.

It's in Pub. 525 - I forgot the section #'s though.

CraigFL 04-15-2009 10:36 AM

Sad, but that's the only way they can put some people in jail -- tax evasion.

kok328 04-15-2009 04:18 PM

Actually, my first thougth was "if crime doens't pay then why are they trying to tax it?"

GreenIsGood 04-16-2009 05:03 AM

An excellent insight!

Originally Posted by kok328 (Post 29534)
Actually, my first thougth was "if crime doens't pay then why are they trying to tax it?"

Thanks for the chuckle!

dakuda 04-26-2009 09:36 PM

This site has a very interesting poster that represents the budget. I am thinking about buying it for my classroom.

WallStats - Death and Taxes & Taxes

Nestor_Kelebay 04-27-2009 01:25 PM

Nothing makes me feel better than seeing our Prime Minister Harper deliver a budget speech to Parliament outlining new tax increases necessary to meet increasing government expenses, and then going to some banana republic in Africa and pledging millions of our tax dollars in development funding. We're building AIDS clinics in Africa to help fight the AIDS epidemic there. The other way of saying it is that my tax dollars are being spent to build hospitals in Africa so that Africans don't have to wear condoms. Apparantly there's something complicated about condoms that Africans just can't figure out, and that's why they're not wearing them.

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