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Mosquito7778 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:42 PM

Re: She is deranged!

Or maybe she's just too stupid to recognize that utterances such as hers, while they [miraculously] manage to keep her in office, do not help the country she presumably loves.

Again, no. Both she and Palin have some warped
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Fri Apr 10

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Mosquito7778 replied to the Amazing Race Fools board. 6:06 PM

Re: S26 Episode 5 (4/3/2015)

Or they've always just been people like anyone else. Some people are boring, some are interesting.
We've just reached a point where we don't make a big deal about one aspect of a person and expect it to dictate everything about them.

Wed Mar 25

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Mosquito7778 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 1:46 PM

Re: Schedule C office expenses?

Thanks Ira

I would deduct expenses for any month she worked or was actively looking for work.

That makes sense to me.

Pub 535 doesn't have anything about internet that I could see. It specifically says how to handle [more]

Tue Mar 24

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Mosquito7778 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 3:19 PM

Re: Schedule C office expenses?

I didn't see internet deduction specifically addressed in the Schedule C instructions. Anyone know what section I should be looking at?

I did find a couple articles online, obviously not definitive sources.

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Mosquito7778 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 2:48 PM

Re: Schedule C office expenses?

Thanks
I am using TaxAct, but have not come across anything that answers my question.
The home office deduction seems pretty straight forward. Its the other smaller items that I am trying to figure out what is allowed.

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Mosquito7778 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 10:45 AM

Re: Moving exp deduct strategy for college grad?

http://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc455.html

Read the above.
Time and distance test.

Not an expert, but graduating doesn't seem to be related, unless possibly the student is [more]

Fri Mar 20

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Mosquito7778 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 1:11 PM

Re: File for child?

Thanks for the reply.
I realized I wasn't sure of the answers and called the bank to clarify the details.

The product is called a "Kids Savings Account" and is a joint account with a minor and an adult. Apparently it can be set [more]

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Mosquito7778 posted to the Tax Strategies board. 11:45 AM

File for child?

I've read through Pub 929 and hope to confirm how it applies to my situation.

Son is now age 5.
Earned $300 a few years ago, parked it in a local bank savings account. No other earned income since, minimal interest income.

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Thu Mar 5

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Mosquito7778 replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 3:46 PM

Re: dead in here

Count me as another 66'er.
I don't post much, but I still read everything posted on several boards.

mosquito

Wed Feb 4

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Mosquito7778 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:04 PM

Re: New Carpet

I'm totally surprised SP hasn't jumped into this thread.

xtn


maybe he would like to take your old carpet to upgrade his own? ;)

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Mosquito7778 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 5:02 PM

Re: Solar Redux - Does Solar add much to home va

Yes, I understand what you're saying. I'm thinking in a far more general context. Like, someone asks "should the fed fund pv solar research or cleaner nuclear power?" and you repond "well, no pv solar installation has ever generated [more]

Wed Jan 28

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Mosquito7778 replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 4:09 PM

Re: Don't want bankruptcy, other options? sorry,

Made me look up Calidreaming.
I remember that thread. Amazing that it was 4 years ago.
plus a short follow up a year later.

Wonder how things have turned out.

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Mosquito7778 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:46 PM

Re: Long Time No See!

Congrats!

I for one would love to hear more about your farming if you'd care to share.

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Mosquito7778 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 1:40 PM

Re: Annual spending

Thanks all for the comments.
Its true I didn't state any specific goals for those categories.
For groceries, we had set a target for 2012 of $300/month ($3600/year), for our then family of 4, that was $2.50/person/day. So for 2014, with [more]

Fri Jan 23

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Mosquito7778 posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:44 AM

Annual spending

I keep track of my family spending over the course of a year. Couple categories I noticed that I thought I would share. 2012 2013 2014 grocery $3,457 $3,960 $4,657 restaurant $ 411 $ 316 $ 181 clothes $ 914 $ 790 $1,128 Family is 2 adults, child [more]

Thu Jan 22

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Mosquito7778 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 10:18 AM

Re: furnace problem

Thanks for all the input.

Apparently the fix was to just clean out the condensate line.
Pressure switch was working correctly; preventing the furnace from running if the pressures weren't correct.

Not sure if the board was [more]

Wed Jan 21

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Mosquito7778 posted to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 12:05 PM

furnace problem

Hello-

I have a problem with my gas fired furnace.
Stopped working over night, flashing code indicates "pressure switch not opening".
Tech came out, diagnosed a dead control board, replaced it the next day, furnace working [more]

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