Things in Congress have been relatively quiet of late, thank goodness. After the flurry of activity in March and April, May was a nice reprieve. However, May also brought with it an entire new set of questions to be answered. We received the Payroll Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application from the Small Business Association and … Continue reading Is The Third Time The Charm?
I think it is safe to say that most of us are living in a state of uncertainty. Confusion abounds and we are starting to get a bit stir crazy. Our frustrations from not being able to do the activities that we enjoy or having a night on the town or even knowing when or … Continue reading Planning; It Is About Taming Chaos
Here we are, day 91 of 2020, in a reality that seems stranger than fiction; not only are we being asked to stay away from people, “Tiger King” is trending on Netflix, and our kids’ dream of school being closed has come true. In this bizarre new reality, the constant uncertainty and rapidly evolving economic … Continue reading A Brand New Reality, Part 1
Gone are the days of Single 0, now we have far fewer choices on an even bigger form. And how on earth do I claim exempt?!
There it is. In the mailbox just over there. Your hands are sweaty, and your pulse picks up. Do you open it? Do you leave it on the counter and walk away? Do you dump it in the trash and not give it a second thought? No matter your course of action, the IRS has … Continue reading Secret Codes
“Huh! I didn’t know that,” is a phrase that I have used many times in my life. In a world with a constant flow of information that is so easily accessible, I sometimes think I know more about something than I do; which my young adult children take great delight in pointing out. I will … Continue reading When You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know
Photo by Yeshi Kangrang on Unsplash Growing up in Michigan, the annual camping trip to “The Lake” is a rite of passage. There are other things that were annual traditions while on this camping trip in our family; things like leaving at least ½ of the tent poles at home, setting up and/or taking down camp in the … Continue reading The “Psychology” of Taxes
The Obligatory Time Square Selfie I spent the summer enjoying my family and crossing something off of my bucket list. My daughter and I were able to visit New York City and see The Prom on Broadway before it closed in August. We had a great time and are already planning our return trip. At … Continue reading What I Did On My Summer Vacation
I was in a Political Science course recently and was surprised to realize that there are some who do not understand the correlation between the tax dollars we pay and the money that the government has to spend. In other words, our taxes are what the government has available to them to spend. Consider the … Continue reading Pay-As-You-Go