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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1775 on: February 07, 2019, 04:51:48 PM »
I appreciate getting to read about it
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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1776 on: February 08, 2019, 10:21:57 AM »
My state return was virtually the same


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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1777 on: February 08, 2019, 10:58:30 AM »
Taxes filed! Less tax than last year but sad I didn't get to have the fun of "finding" some extra deductions.

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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1778 on: February 08, 2019, 07:02:40 PM »
Taxes filed! Less tax than last year but sad I didn't get to have the fun of "finding" some extra deductions.

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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1779 on: February 09, 2019, 10:43:18 AM »
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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1780 on: February 10, 2019, 06:19:30 PM »
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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1781 on: February 10, 2019, 06:22:53 PM »
My tax return was way up due to idiosyncrasies, but isn't this an expected and natural result?

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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1782 on: February 10, 2019, 06:30:31 PM »
Withholdings were all jacked. People are going to flip their crap.

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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1783 on: February 10, 2019, 06:43:16 PM »
My tax return was way up due to idiosyncrasies, but isn't this an expected and natural result?

Yes
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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1784 on: February 10, 2019, 06:48:38 PM »
So, are rubes assuming that getting a lower return = paying more taxes?

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« Reply #1785 on: February 10, 2019, 06:49:19 PM »
Yes
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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1786 on: February 10, 2019, 07:02:23 PM »
And for a tax bill seemingly geared toward trying to appease the middle class (through relatively modest benefits compared to the super rich & corporations) they really should have thought of that aspect of implementation.

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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1787 on: February 10, 2019, 07:06:13 PM »
Or I guess they decided it was better for people to see more immediate benefits through increased pay checks.

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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1788 on: February 10, 2019, 07:07:09 PM »
Or I guess they decided it was better for people to see more immediate benefits through increased pay checks.

This is my thought. Double-edged sword. Sad!

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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1789 on: February 10, 2019, 07:13:15 PM »
So, are rubes assuming that getting a lower return = paying more taxes?

Yes most are. Weird they didn't just do the withholdings properly to avoid the soul freakouts

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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1790 on: February 10, 2019, 07:17:48 PM »
2001 Bush tax cuts got it right by passing it and then cutting rebate checks of $300-$600 instead of changes in withholding.  It is incredible Republicans haven't figured out that this would be wildly popular AND more likely to stimulate the economy (although studies say it didn't do much in '01).  They are so rough ridin' stupid.
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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1791 on: February 10, 2019, 07:22:22 PM »
So, are rubes assuming that getting a lower return = paying more taxes?

Yes most are. Weird they didn't just do the withholdings properly to avoid the April freakouts

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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1792 on: February 10, 2019, 08:33:24 PM »
Or I guess they decided it was better for people to see more immediate benefits through increased pay checks.

yes.  they wanted people to see larger take homes before the midterms, are assuming that any return shocks will be forgotten by 2020.
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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1793 on: February 10, 2019, 08:40:13 PM »
I really couldn’t give two effs about the political ramifications of peoples’ ignorant perceptions. It’s sad that so many people are financially illiterate, but that’s not gonna change anytime soon. We pour billions of dollars into public education to teach kids how to read and write, but personal finance is still mostly a one-semester elective at best. That’s so stupid.
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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1794 on: February 10, 2019, 08:51:19 PM »
I really couldn’t give two effs about the political ramifications of peoples’ ignorant perceptions. It’s sad that so many people are financially illiterate, but that’s not gonna change anytime soon. We pour billions of dollars into public education to teach kids how to read and write, but personal finance is still mostly a one-semester elective at best. That’s so stupid.

1. come on.

2. I think you are right. if it were taken seriously and done from elementary on up, it would have merit. but requiring 1 semester of anything isn't going to change anything. that said, financial literacy isn't the difference between this generation and the baby boomers graduating debt free and being able to afford a nice home with their first job's salary.
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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1795 on: February 10, 2019, 09:41:10 PM »
I really couldn’t give two effs about the political ramifications of peoples’ ignorant perceptions. It’s sad that so many people are financially illiterate, but that’s not gonna change anytime soon. We pour billions of dollars into public education to teach kids how to read and write, but personal finance is still mostly a one-semester elective at best. That’s so stupid.

1. come on.

2. I think you are right. if it were taken seriously and done from elementary on up, it would have merit. but requiring 1 semester of anything isn't going to change anything. that said, financial literacy isn't the difference between this generation and the baby boomers graduating debt free and being able to afford a nice home with their first job's salary.
Here we see two people talking past each other.

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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1796 on: February 11, 2019, 06:02:18 AM »
I really couldn’t give two effs about the political ramifications of peoples’ ignorant perceptions. It’s sad that so many people are financially illiterate, but that’s not gonna change anytime soon. We pour billions of dollars into public education to teach kids how to read and write, but personal finance is still mostly a one-semester elective at best. That’s so stupid.

Seems like you should care that they couldn't roll this out and get withholdings right for people in the name of trying to score more political points of "bigger paychecks".

This was an easy one and again fumbling the execution

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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1797 on: February 12, 2019, 05:09:49 PM »
unfortunately, this is a little on the nose.

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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1798 on: February 13, 2019, 08:14:35 AM »
It's why I think Kamala's tax plan should be very effective on the campaign trail. I wouldn't be surprised at all if other candidates propose something similar.

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Re: Taxes (GOP 2017 edition)
« Reply #1799 on: February 14, 2019, 12:03:44 PM »
I'm sure everyone with a smaller refund will see it that way.