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Archive for March 27th, 2008

Posted by taxguru on March 27, 2008

Obama’s 1040 — 2 EZ 4 Me. The easy way to overpay. – Interesting look at a plan by one of Obama’s advisors to have the IRS compute the taxes for 1040EZ filers.  Taxpayers would still have the option to file their own tax returns to challenge the IRS’s calculations. 

That’s similar to what we have now with non-filers being at the mercy of IRS’s super high tax calculations with no deductions or dependents. 

If this plan were to become reality, it would decimate the assembly line tax prep outfits.


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Explaining the Stock Market?

Posted by taxguru on March 27, 2008

One of my many long held pet peeves about the main-stream drive-by media has been how they report changes in the stock market. They look around for some other usually completely unrelated news event and claim that was the cause for the market’s rise or decline.

Just like OwlGore and his idiotic global warming movie, the media can’t tell the difference between coincidence and causation.

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