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Wed Dec 3

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4thebird replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:56 PM

Re: Just another one of those wacky tree-huggers.

I also does not help putting holes in the ground and setting off nuclear bombs another thing that adds heat. note north Korea is not the only one doing this.

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4thebird replied to the An Open Letter board. 10:04 AM

Re: An Open Letter

we did not start the fire, the world has been burning long before it was turning. I think that was a song somewhere. there are always good. this too will pass.

Fri Nov 21

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4thebird replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:42 PM

Re: In-floor Radiant Heat ...

How on earth did they find out where the pipes were broken? Was water oozing up in certain spots or what?
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this is 3rd hand info: they could see where dirt was washing out of the slab. one area looks like it had [more]

Thu Nov 20

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4thebird replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:30 PM

Re: In-floor Radiant Heat ...

Correct. They are not embedded in the floor.

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my neighbor just bought a slab built house and they also had the pipes in the slab. the reason they got it so cheap was because the pipes were broken. why you would [more]

Wed Nov 19

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4thebird replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:51 AM

Re: In-floor Radiant Heat ...

so what you are saying is that if you need to repair or adjust a set of tubes you could access them from say the basement level ceiling? the tubes are not embedded in the floor?

Mon Nov 17

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4thebird replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:45 PM

Re: In-floor Radiant Heat ...

we installed the electric kind in the bathroom floor. first thing we noticed is that if you use a mat the heat does not work well. after the 2nd month we noticed that the electric bill was an extra $100. I would go with the water heat. NO LBM for [more]

Sun Nov 16

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4thebird replied to the Tax Strategies board. 10:07 PM

Re: sold MLP's now what!

To be conservative, I'd take that total income from the sale and consider it all to be ordinary and apply your marginal tax rate to that
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I still think it is a 2 part process: the 20% tax gain on long term [more]

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4thebird replied to the Tax Strategies board. 3:39 PM

Re: sold MLP's now what!

Easy, but wrong. There is no way to get into the ball park. There is an unknown amount of gain that will taxed at ordinary rates. Whatever this amount is, it will reduce your capital gain or increase your capital loss. Only the MLP knows what this [more]

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4thebird replied to the Tax Strategies board. 2:40 AM

Re: sold MLP's now what!

I think I figured out how to get into the ball park with this:

take the profit from the stock that is the 20% rate that was easy.

then I went to last years K1:

(loss suspended from current year 2013) + (ending capital [more]

Thu Nov 13

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4thebird replied to the An Open Letter board. 11:27 AM

Re: An Open Letter

to comcast:

I love you.

great service!

Sun Nov 9

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4thebird replied to the Tax Strategies board. 10:34 PM

Re: sold MLP's now what!

Thank you folks a lot! this gives me a great way to start. my CPA has already told me I have reached a point where even they can not help me.

Last year I even had to find the loop hole tax code in MA that fixes the issue with long term [more]

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4thebird replied to the Tax Strategies board. 6:36 PM

Re: sold MLP's now what!

the mlp's sent us over the edge of income. most were $7 to $10 and sold for $50 plus, so the estimated payment would be great, I could do that this year and once I get some idea of what it is I can pay on it even before the 15th of April or would [more]

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4thebird replied to the Tax Strategies board. 10:23 AM

Re: sold MLP's now what!

my taxes were $500 last year and not much the years before. not a good basis to figure this on. what is AGI?

my local CPA suggested the above method and to pay it by the 15th of January.

sale of MLP less cost = profit
then I [more]

Sat Nov 8

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4thebird posted to the Tax Strategies board. 8:14 PM

sold MLP's now what!

This is the first time in my life I have no idea how much I will be owing on my taxes before the end of the year. not a clue to even estimating it.

I am doing a rough guess:

sale of MLP less cost = profit
then I added every [more]

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4thebird replied to the Real Estate Inv. Trusts: REITs board. 9:17 AM

Re: Transmission REITS?

interesting:

now what are they going to do when we start getting distributed power generation and no longer need long transmission lines. I would be very careful to check and see who or what these lines feed and is there a chance that the [more]

Sat Oct 25

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4thebird replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:38 PM

Re: Email-fax services - Recommendations please?

I keep this unit in a drawer and pull it out when ever I need it for an occasional fax. they are about $20 to $60 and work with Windows software just fine. sometimes it is a little slow but it does work ever time.

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Mon Sep 29

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4thebird replied to the An Open Letter board. 4:19 PM

Re: An Open Letter

friends like this are called users.

Sat Sep 27

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4thebird replied to the Energy & Utilities board. 12:01 AM

Re: Wind keeps getting bigger

The more off shore you are the less you see of bird hits also.

Mon Sep 22

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4thebird posted to the An Open Letter board. 6:20 PM

An Open Letter

My dear friend. I know we treat you like a sister and all but really! When I pass please don't expect spouse to give you stock advice. you will become broke shortly!

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