• Posts Tagged ‘taxes’

    Tip Top Tax?

    by  • January 18, 2008 • Tagged:   • Comments

    Several wedding vendors have sent us cost estimates that include the tip, then tax the entire amount (including the tip). Is it normal/legal for them to tax the tip? Someone who knows the answer, please let me know!

    Follow up: Raise and Taxes

    by  • September 13, 2006 • Tagged: ,  • Comments

    Last week I wrote about my awesome raises that I was fortunate enough to receive this year, and how I hadn’t adjusted my withholding accordingly. This weekend, I played around with the IRS Withholding calculator, and plugged in the numbers that I had now. According to the calculator, I would owe Uncle Sam $1,721 at ... Read more →

    Promotion and a Raise!

    by  • September 8, 2006 • Tagged: , ,  • Comments

    A few weeks ago I was promoted! There were a hints dropped by my supervisor, as well as rumors from the higher-ups at my company. Hey, when you work at a small company of 30 people, word tends to travel pretty fast. It was pretty awesome to get a new batch of business cards with ... Read more →

    Can America Afford the Next Recession?

    by  • May 3, 2006 • Tagged:   • Comments

    Today Canada’s new conservative government announced their first federal budget. The budget included broad tax cuts for most Canadians, a change from the liberal budgets in recent years. During the past several years the Canadian government has been paying off billions of dollars in international debt and tightening government spending. Finally they have gotten to ... Read more →

    I Heart Paying Taxes

    by  • April 14, 2006 • Tagged:   • Comments

    Call me a communist, but taxes make me feel all warm and fuzzy. I like the idea of everyone in America sharing what they have and working together for the common good. Of course I’m not naive: I know that not everyone pays their fair share, and a great deal of tax revenue is mismanaged ... Read more →

    The U.S. Government Just Made Me Its Bitch

    by  • February 20, 2006 • Tagged:   • Comments

    I’m lounging around on this fine President’s Day, and I decided to do my taxes. I fire up good ol’ TaxCut, enter in all of my data… …and I owe the U.S. Government $474. Next year Uncle Sam, please be gentle. Ouch. Anyone got any good ideas on how to lower that tax bill?

    Maybe he fills out a 1040EZ…?

    by  • February 1, 2006 • Tagged: ,  • Comments

    The world’s second richest man, Bill Gates is pretty rich. (HOW RICH IS HE?) He’s so rich the US has to store his financial data on a special computer because his fortune is so vast. It has to be pretty tough to fit “47,000,000,000″ on line 1 of the tax form. You think he uses ... Read more →