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Forum topic by timbertailor posted 04-14-2015 09:50 PM 769 views 0 times favorited 21 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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timbertailor

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04-14-2015 09:50 PM

I hate doing taxes. It seems no matter how hard I try, I never seem to find all the forms I need. But, they are done.

Anyone else still procrastinating?

I am going to go to the liquor store personally. May even treat myself to some Chinese tonight.

Hope it all goes well for everyone else.

-- Brad, Texas, https://www.youtube.com/user/tonkatoytruck/feed


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#1 posted 04-14-2015 09:53 PM

Got my return back in February and already put it to work earning interest.

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#2 posted 04-14-2015 09:54 PM

We let the government borrow our money (interest free, of course) throughout the year, so we always file in January to get it back sooner.

-- Adam in Minneapolis

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#3 posted 04-14-2015 09:58 PM


We let the government borrow our money (interest free, of course) throughout the year, so we always file in January to get it back sooner.

- Ashus

I guess I would get more excited about it if I thought I might get a refund!

-- Brad, Texas, https://www.youtube.com/user/tonkatoytruck/feed

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#4 posted 04-14-2015 10:05 PM

I always gotta pay more, so I usually wait until the very last minute. Forms are sitting on the dining room table right now and hopefully will be finished later tonight, so they can be mailed out tomorrow. Many years I would wind up sitting in the long line of cars at the post office just before midnight to hand them off. Unfortunately, they don’t do that any longer, so now I have to make sure they are done well before 5pm!

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid

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#5 posted 04-14-2015 11:29 PM

my wife does our taxes.. I get on her at the end of January to get them done.. She just filed them last week… So much for me pushing… :(

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#6 posted 04-14-2015 11:52 PM

☆ silly post.

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#7 posted 04-15-2015 12:07 AM

Who uses paper forms any more? I am far from a technology fan boy (one of the few I know that doesn’t have a cell phone).

Honestly HR Block and others have made filing taxes online so easy one can easily have fed and state done in under 15 minutes, especially once you have filled it out the first time as it imports all the information. Even when my wife ran a small business was also nearly as simple as you can usually click an info tab that walks you through it to make sure you doing it correctly, claiming what you can, etc….

My taxes usually aren’t all that difficult however. We have my job, wife’s job, additional income from community center. Three kids, house, 3 vehicles, property taxes, etc… This year I did them while watching Big Bang and was sitting on the couch midway. Five days later state deposits money into my account after two more days and fed does the same.

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#8 posted 04-15-2015 12:58 AM



Who uses paper forms any more?
- TravisH

I needed a 1099R form that was to come from my Savings Plan provider at work to input into TurboTax. Sorry for the confusion.

-- Brad, Texas, https://www.youtube.com/user/tonkatoytruck/feed

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#9 posted 04-15-2015 01:01 AM

I hate tax time.
Got laid off last year, was on un-employment for 5 months,
Finally got a job by taking one at half what I was worth, and had been making.
Struggled all year and barely made my bills.
My insurance costs way more than doubled and the quality of service sucks now, thanks to obamacare.
But come tax time and now I have to borrow $1800 to pay the damn things.

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#10 posted 04-15-2015 01:19 AM

I needed a 1099R form that was to come from my Savings Plan provider at work to input into TurboTax. Sorry for the confusion.

- timbertailor

Strange they take so long on that sort of stuff. The 1099-MISC has been the last thing we received a few times.

I got to wondering about actual paper filing and looks like just over 90% e file.

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#11 posted 04-15-2015 01:45 AM

Electronically filed, last week. I make the wife do it; I (used to) commute long distance to work, and worked lots of extra hours, so it only seemed fair that she deal with it, having easily had 20 hours more a week to do it. Now that she commutes (not NEAR as far as I used to) and I sit on my booty all day (ROFL, I’m currently performing mass quantities of repairs on her mother’s house), maybe she’ll want me to start doing it again.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#12 posted 04-15-2015 01:48 AM


☆ silly post.

- DKV

I have to wonder what makes you think that the worthies here care more than a half-thimble of feces about what you think a thread merits, in terms of stars? Just more trollish pot-stirring.

Apologies to timbertailor for the brief derail. Back on topic, now.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#13 posted 04-15-2015 12:36 PM

“But this theory of our government is wholly different from the practical fact. The fact is that the government, like a highwayman, says to a man: Your money, or your life. And many, if not most, taxes are paid under the compulsion of that threat.
The government does not, indeed, waylay a man in a lonely place, spring upon him from the road side, and, holding a pistol to his head, proceed to rifle his pockets. But the robbery is none the less a robbery on that account; and it is far more dastardly and shameful.
The highwayman takes solely upon himself the responsibility, danger, and crime of his own act. He does not pretend that he has any rightful claim to your money, or that he intends to use it for your own benefit. He does not pretend to be anything but a robber. He has not acquired impudence enough to profess to be merely a “protector,” and that he takes men’s money against their will, merely to enable him to “protect” those infatuated travellers, who feel perfectly able to protect themselves, or do not appreciate his peculiar system of protection. He is too sensible a man to make such professions as these. Furthermore, having taken your money, he leaves you, as you wish him to do. He does not persist in following you on the road, against your will; assuming to be your rightful “sovereign,” on account of the “protection” he affords you. He does not keep “protecting” you, by commanding you to bow down and serve him; by requiring you to do this, and forbidding you to do that; by robbing you of more money as often as he finds it for his interest or pleasure to do so; and by branding you as a rebel, a traitor, and an enemy to your country, and shooting you down without mercy, if you dispute his authority, or resist his demands. He is too much of a gentleman to be guilty of such impostures, and insults, and villanies as these. In short, he does not, in addition to robbing you, attempt to make you either his dupe or his slave.”
LYSANDER SPOONER

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#14 posted 04-15-2015 02:03 PM



“But this theory of our government is wholly different from the practical fact. The fact is that the government, like a highwayman, says to a man: Your money, or your life. And many, if not most, taxes are paid under the compulsion of that threat.
The government does not, indeed, waylay a man in a lonely place, spring upon him from the road side, and, holding a pistol to his head, proceed to rifle his pockets. But the robbery is none the less a robbery on that account; and it is far more dastardly and shameful.
The highwayman takes solely upon himself the responsibility, danger, and crime of his own act. He does not pretend that he has any rightful claim to your money, or that he intends to use it for your own benefit. He does not pretend to be anything but a robber. He has not acquired impudence enough to profess to be merely a “protector,” and that he takes men’s money against their will, merely to enable him to “protect” those infatuated travellers, who feel perfectly able to protect themselves, or do not appreciate his peculiar system of protection. He is too sensible a man to make such professions as these. Furthermore, having taken your money, he leaves you, as you wish him to do. He does not persist in following you on the road, against your will; assuming to be your rightful “sovereign,” on account of the “protection” he affords you. He does not keep “protecting” you, by commanding you to bow down and serve him; by requiring you to do this, and forbidding you to do that; by robbing you of more money as often as he finds it for his interest or pleasure to do so; and by branding you as a rebel, a traitor, and an enemy to your country, and shooting you down without mercy, if you dispute his authority, or resist his demands. He is too much of a gentleman to be guilty of such impostures, and insults, and villanies as these. In short, he does not, in addition to robbing you, attempt to make you either his dupe or his slave.”
LYSANDER SPOONER

- SirIrb


So you did your taxes?

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Woodbum

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#15 posted 04-15-2015 08:19 PM

Done in Feb, Refunded in March, into house savings account for taxes and insurance etc. right away

-- "Now I'm just another old guy wearing funny clothes"

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