Category: taxes


Scam Email From The IRS Making The Rounds; I Just Got It.

So here is what the email said from the “IRS” this morning: After the last annual calculations of your fiscal activity we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax refund of $93.60. Please submit the tax refund request and allow us 6-9 days in order to process it. A refund can be […]


Is The FairTax Act Really Fair?

I am starting to think so. Right now, I am reading “The FairTax Book: Saying Goodbye to the Income Tax and the IRS“ by Neal Boortz and Congressman John Linder. Basically the book is how about how we should replace the IRS and all the associated taxes it takes out of our paychecks with a […]


Where Do You Live?-The Most Tax Friendly Cities In The United States.

Not that I expected it to be included here, but Los Angeles was not on this list…not by a long shot. This month’s Kiplinger’s has a top 10 list of the most tax friendly cities, including their sales tax, property tax, auto tax and income tax. They based their list on a make believe family […]


Money Quote Friday – Inflation Screwdriver Edition.

With Friday upon us, it is time yet again for another money quote that speaks volumes in just a few words: Inflation hasn’t ruined everything. A dime can still be used as a screwdriver.~Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Remember when candy was like 10 cents at the 5 […]


Favorite Blog Wednesday – Life Of A Digerati.

The 10th personal finance site in my series “Favorite Blog Wednesday” is The Digerati Life, a blog written by a… engineer! How many times have you seen that? Busy with a full time job and a family, the “Silicon Valley Blogger” still has time to post regularly about money, starting a business, taxes and real […]

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