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bacon replied to the Tax Strategies board. 10:34 PM

Re: slow learner

Based on what you posted on the Credit Card board, you aren't going to have any money to put into a 401(k) or a SEP if you start actually paying even minimum payments on all of your debts (including the taxes).

This raises a red flag [more]

Sun Jul 5

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bacon replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:06 PM

Re: can-o-worms

For her, I think the frosting on the cake was this news item: http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2015/07/01/ex-cnn-lynne...... We're getting ready to go visit the kids [more]

Tue Jun 16

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bacon replied to the Tax Strategies board. 10:59 AM

Re: tax loss carry forwards

... sell enough long term gains that carryover into 25% tax bracket to use up my tax loss carryovers.

The tax tail, again. If these are sound investments, why sell them at all, unless you either really need the cash or you've found a [more]

Wed Jun 10

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bacon replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:04 PM

Re: OT: HCC to be bought for $7.5 billion

For those of you holding HCC Insurance as part of the LOWPE_ZLTD screen, today was a great day. The stock has shot up 36% in response to the announcement that Tokio Marine has agreed to acquire HCC for $7.5 billion. ...

Awesome! I
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Mon Jun 8

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bacon replied to the Tax Strategies board. 11:00 PM

Re: What about those rounding differences?

Do we now have enough anecdotes to call it "data?"

A single anecdote would be enough, and that's a datum. That's not enough to draw a trend, though; to do that you need a second anecdote. Now you can draw a straight line [more]

Wed Jun 3

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bacon replied to the Tax Strategies board. 3:21 PM

Re: False tax return filed with your Tax ID numb

I wonder what information, exactly, would need to be redacted from a fraudulent return. Seems to me that if it was my SSN, I should be able to see whatever they filed in my name.

Indeed. So would law enforcement, it seems to me, as [more]

Tue May 5

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bacon replied to the Tax Strategies board. 11:05 PM

Re: Rental morgage to pay off student loans

...I've debated taking out a fresh morgage on a paid-off rental house...

Or, there is nothing wrong with your children working their way through college. They can start working summers now and begin setting aside their own money.
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