Category Archives: Taxes

What does your Tax Return Say About You and Your Financial Health?

I just recently discovered the new York Times Series titled, Financial Tuneup whereby author Ron Lieber attempts To tackle the never-ending, ever-multiplying list of undone money tasks in your life, he came up with the idea of taking a fiscal health day — a single day to tuneup your personal finances, during business hours. IContinue Reading

What is a Sin Tax?

I generally have a problem with most so called sin taxes.  I think my main problem with sin taxes have to do with politicians purporting them to be anything other than a way to raise money. What are Sin Taxes? Sin taxes can be defined as A state-sponsored tax that is added to products orContinue Reading

Don’t Forget to File your State Income Tax Extension

Filing your Federal Income Tax Extension is easy and should be free, but I haven’t seen much about filing your state income tax extension, or if there are other state forms you may need.  So I researched where to find each State’s tax forms. Where to go for Each State’s Income Tax Extension Form? While most StatesContinue Reading

Turbo Tax Giveaway! Get Your 2009 Taxes Done for Free with TurboTax Premier

This is not a sponsored post, there are no affiliate links.  This is just a give away for you! For the past couple years I have done my younger brother’s taxes; notice I didn’t use the words “little brother” because that dude is pushing 6’3 while I am maybe 5’8 on a good day.  WellContinue Reading

Proof You can only Push High Net Worth and High Income Individuals So Far!

One of my favorite sites, The Tax Foundation, had a phenomenal couple posts about Maryland’s so-called Millionaire Tax.  The two main posts are, Maryland’s Millionaires Missing After Tax Hike and Maryland’s Lawmaker Proposes making Millionaires’ Tax Permanent.  Maryland, like many other States out there are hurting for cash, so what else can a state toContinue Reading

Why Doesn’t Anyone Feel Remorse When it Comes to High Earners and Income Taxes?

A bad ass blogger, Financial Samurai, made a comment on my blog today that really got to me.  His comment was in response to my post Listing Most of Obama’s Proposed Taxes.  Sam, as his random blogger buddies who live across the country call him, said, It’s one of those things where one should recognizeContinue Reading