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  1. General Discussion
    https://www.agriculture.com/markets/newswire/scientists-propose-tax-on-meat-and-livestock-to-help-avert-future-pandemics Yeah you read that right. I understand their argument but taxes will not slow the demand. Never let a crisis go to waste.:rolleyes: And I don't like the new smilies.
  2. Financial Forum
    OK so for some time I have had many multiple discussion over this issue. About a week ago an issue popped up here that got me thinking. Our system is a fiat monetary system. Which means the money is worthless. It has no value, no worth. So the government can print all it wants. if...
  3. Canada
    Hey All, Just became a home owner on Vancouver Island, B.C. In November of last year. We are still young and needless to say we are experiencing everything that goes along with owning a home for the first time. Most recently property taxes ! Just got the papers in the mail today. So with the...
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    My wife was scrolling around in Google Earth. We were shocked at all the grow operations just in our area. 2 years ago, my neighbor stated he made more than $60k by selling to out of state buyers. (no direct knowledge) Our paper recently ran an article on a huge grow operation out of Selma...
  5. Financial Forum
    I am looking for some recommendations on a good book or website about saving on income taxes and/or using a small business to aid in more deductions. I have searched through Amazon and have seen some that appear good on the surface but would like to hear some real world reviews and experiences...
  6. Financial Forum
    Should I start a Traditional IRA for my spouse to save on income tax owed? Here are the details: We sold an investment property in 2013 and the gain pushes into owing tax instead of a return -$2600. I cannot contribute since I am covered by an employers retirement plan, but I could put $4900...
  7. Financial Forum
    I've been trying for two days to call in payroll tax payments to the EFTPS (Electronic Federal Tax Payment System) but it appears that the system is down. Check for yourself, the number is 1-800-555-3453. Sometimes I get, "All circuits are busy. Please try your call later." but most of the time...
  8. Financial Forum
    I don't know if anyone else has joined Herman Cains website and voted for a new tax plan but I did. I really don't care who (big Govt) knows that I am sick and tired of all the leeches, but I signed up and voted for my favorite tax replacement plan. They give 3 options to replace the...
  9. Financial Forum
    The US could easily balance it's budget and pay down debt if the Government made one simple move immediately.. The question then becomes if they could why they do not? If you ever thought this Government is for the people and by the people and not for the Billionaire and by the Billionaire put...
  10. General Discussion
    U.S. Tax Revenue: $2,170,000,000,000 Federal Budget: $3,820,000,000,000 New Debt: $1,650,000,000,000 National Debt: $14,271,000,000,000 Now, remove 8 zeros and pretend we're talking about a household budget. Annual family income: $21,700 Money the family spent: $38,200 New debt on credit...
  11. Financial Forum
    • U.S. Tax revenue: $2,170,000,000,000 • Fed budget: $3,820,000,000,000 • New debt: $ 1,650,000,000,000 • National debt: $14,271,000,000,000 • Recent budget cuts: $ 38,500,000,000 Let's now remove 8 zeros and pretend it's a household budget: • Annual family income: $21,700 • Money the family...
  12. Financial Forum
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  13. Financial Forum
    so i'm found this article through drudgereport.com. taxes on small businesses i concluded, after reading the article, that geithner is a moron. is that a fair assessment, or am i misreading?
  14. General Discussion
    Subject: Our Tax System Explained: Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this: The first four men (the poorest) would pay nothing. The fifth would pay $1. The sixth...
  15. Financial Forum
    How You Can Pull a GE on Taxes http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704530204576235090332473366.html "There's been a firestorm this week over the news that General Electric will pay no tax—at least, no federal corporate income tax—on last year's profits. But if you're like a lot of...
  16. Financial Forum
    There is a fresh new study out by Tax Foundation ranking all fifty States for State and Local Sales Taxes. No more smoke and mirrors or hidden "local tax" in this study. Tennessee, California and Arizona are the worst and a four way tie for best.... Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire and Oregon...
  17. Financial Forum
    Are you planning for life, a BOL or for retirement? There are some great things to keep in mind. Kiplinger has some great information to help you think through the process. They look at high and low tax states, best place to retire, highest and lowest sales tax, stateses that don't tax social...
  18. Financial Forum
    IRS "Shocked" -- Defeated at Kahre Tax Trial -- Wages Paid In Gold & Silver Source: http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2007/10/366287.shtml
  19. Financial Forum
    Been thinking... With our family's Christian beliefs, we will not be taking the biochip for any reason. While we are stockpiling enough for a few years of survival; what about land taxes? When the tax man comes to the tent; and we (most likely) will be in a cashless society.... what then...
  20. Financial Forum
    I'm not a big fan of Laffer by any means but this analysis is pretty interesting considering most everyone has been told that Bush's tax cuts were for the rich. Actually, it put more of the taxes on the rich and now that the cuts are not being renewed, the rich are getting less of the tax...
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