Well, the autopen signature is dry, and HR8 is officially law. Now, to decipher what is in it and see how it affects each of us. I think it will take a bit of time to sort out the nuances of how the various changes and provisions interact, like the different levels of capital gains […]
Sometimes, there’s nothing to do but shake our heads and wait to see what happens.
Well, the elections are over, Congress is back in session, and the whole lot of them are staying up late, ordering in Dominos, and working side by side to come up with a tax and spending compromise to keep us from going over the fiscal cliff. And if you’ll believe that…. I haven’t heard […]
I hope by the time you are reading this that your life has settled down to a more normal routine after our visit from Hurricane Sandy. While many of us are “only” dealing with a lack of electricity, quite a few have suffered physical property damage and the challenges that come with recovery. Even if […]
As the election season enters the final stretch, we’re hearing about the presidential candidates’ plans for the economy and taxes (well, we’re hearing a lot of arguing about them). I’m all in favor of revamping the tax code to make it simpler and more straightforward to understand, especially when it comes to reforming the out-of-date […]
Forget the zombie apocalypse or the Mayan calendar; we’ve got ourselves a Taxmageddon on the horizon. There are big tax changes waiting just around the corner on Jan. 1. Of course, being an election year some of those changes may end up changing, specifically the planned expiration of the Bush tax cuts, but we know […]
I have a love/hate relationship with choices. I love that we have the freedom to choose from so many options here in the US; from where to grocery shop to what kind of pickles to buy, it seems the sky is the limit. We are blessed with such abundance! At the same time, having so […]