Shit.....I owe the IRS money!

I don’t know how it’s been for my blogging friends who live somewhere else other than the U.S., but preparing last years taxes has been as much fun as having my nipples pierced.

(not that I ever had my nipples pierced)

First of all, this whole new thing about not mailing out tax forms to save paper; forcing us to prepare our taxes online instead of mailing them in has me so pissed, I could shoot red hot atomic fire balls out of my ass!

It’s as if the IRS is making it as difficult as possible for those of us who choose to mail our taxes. I’m sorry, but I’m old-fashioned and don’t trust the Internet enough to type out all my personal information over cyber space, only to have someone highjack my identity.

Gee….do you think I’m a tad PARANOID?

Damn right I am.

And I also think it’s terrible that our elderly citizens, many of which don’t even know how to use a computer, are being forced to hire someone to prepare their taxes because it’s been such a hassle for them.

I realize tax forms can be downloaded from the Internal Revenue Service website, however my printer is not working, therefore I had to go on a wild goose chase several times to our Federal Building because they were out of the forms I needed.

Yeah, yeah….I also could have had the forms mailed to me, but have you ever tried to call the IRS during tax season? By the time you get someone on the phone, you could copulate, get pregnant and give birth in 9 ½ months.

To TWINS!

I use to simply phone in my taxes, but the government took that option away from us YEARS ago. Now, they’re trying to deter the option of mailing them.

And besides this, I discovered that the IRS did not withhold as much taxes from our paychecks last year to help us out financially, even though I claim ZERO dependents on all my W2 forms. I do this for a reason, so that I don’t owe money at the end of the year. I would much rather have more taxes taken out of my paychecks each week so that I get it back at the end of the year instead of owing .

Well…..guess what?

I now OWE!

I did my taxes FOUR TIMES just to see if I had made a mistake, but I didn’t.

Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!?#?*?!

And thank god I was entitled to the $400.00 tax credit from Making Work Pay, because it reduced the initial amount I owed. For that, I am grateful.

This just freaks me out because in all my years of working, I’ve never owed the IRS.

I mean it’s not like I made $80,000. last year. HA! Hardly. So it seems ludicrous that with my very average income, I would owe anything?!

But alas, I do.

And let me tell y‘all….Ronnie ain’t exactly jumping around on a pogo stick; whacking his willie and cheering, “Hip-hip hooray! I owe the IRS money!”

Oh well, I guess it could be worse.

I could have my nipples pierced…….



NOT!



Wishing you a tax-free weekend everyone!

X

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  1. hahahaha! again, sorry i can't help laughing at the way you put it. i'm not familiar with taxes n stuff like that at all, a complete noob at it. but from what i heard, from friends n family members, it was only hassle, hassle n more hassle. n when they finally had you pay for it, it eventually become more n more, until they owe you! but .. don't even think about getting those extra money back. it will Never happen!

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  2. OMG I think your tax people are in league with ours. As a Ch.Accountant Hubs is currently dealing with the hassle his clients are suffering. Suddenly they owe money ... and they aren't happy. We don't do internet banking or anything remotely connected to money so I read with horror your attempts to get forms etc. I'm beginning to wish I was twenty years younger ... for many reasons ... grins. Hope your weekend is angst free.

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  3. Paris Style Oscars are about to start. You have been awarded. Throw on something glamorous and come collect your trophy, dear stylish Ron!
    With love from the City of all Chic.

    Susu

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  4. Yikes, Ron! Is that you? Hahahahahaha!!! Perhaps not.

    Red hot fireballs? Yeah, I know the feeling. The minute you try to deal with government department on the phone (or on the computer) you can just feel the old gut starting up production can't you? And I'm in England, but it's just as bad.

    Luckily I have a dear, sweet husband who takes care of all that for me, and just hands me forms to sign now and then. Of course, by signing without reading, I may find one day that I owe my kidneys to a medical consortium in Bangladesh, but until them, I am free from tax-form woes. ;)

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  5. Okay.....well....

    You've now given me incentive to NOT do my taxes this weekend.

    :-/

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  6. Time to visit the people the H&R block ?

    That is very inconsiderate of the IRS to remove the mailing-in option.

    If this was their idea of reducing paperwork - they are working backwards.
    Remember, reduction of paperwork always works from inside-out.

    I've never seen my e-bills or e-taxes. Even-though I can. I handle all money matters in paper. I get a hard copy of all my bills and bank statements in the mail.
    Even when I go to the accountant to do my taxes. I get two hard copies because I want to mail my tax-forms myself.

    I am not even close to being a paranoid.

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  7. Greetings Levian~

    Yeah, I had to vent about this and try to make it funny or I would have been shooting hot atomic fire balls out of my ass for the next year!

    HAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

    OMG, it's been the worst year for doing taxes. A MAJOR hassle!

    I'm kinda hoping this is just dream and I'm going to wake up and the IRS is going to say, "HA!....just kidding!"

    NOT!

    Oh well, as least I was entitled to the $400.00 tax credit which reduced the amount I owed. ALLELUIA!

    Thanks for stopping by, Levian! Have a wonderful weekend!

    X

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  8. you need to be really really rich or a giant corporation in order to not owe taxes

    my son owes for the first time ever, and he has Hope now too
    how lovely the Repugs got their tax breaks for the rich extended

    love that photo
    isn't he a former Repug Senator from Kentucky?

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  9. Gooood Morning Valerie~

    "As a Ch.Accountant Hubs is currently dealing with the hassle his clients are suffering. Suddenly they owe money ... and they aren't happy."

    Yup...I feel their pain, trust me. I'm soooo glad I at least got the $400.00 tax credit which reduced the amount I owed - whew!

    "We don't do internet banking or anything remotely connected to money..."

    Me neither. I've heard too many horror stories from people who have had their bank accounts hacked into, and it was a nightmare trying to get it all sorted out.

    Thanks so much for stopping by, dear lady. Your comments always make me smile!

    Have a glorious weekend!

    X

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  10. Bonjour Susu~

    *gasping with surprise*

    Ooooo....ooooo....I've been awared a Paris Style Oscar?!?!?!?!?

    WOW...this is a first!

    Okay, I'll throw on my jeans and Chanel t-shirt, and be over in a bit!

    Have a chic weekend, beautiful lady!

    Ciao....X

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  11. Morning Jay~

    "Yikes, Ron! Is that you? Hahahahahaha!!! Perhaps not."

    No, but isn't he HOT?

    Bwhahahahahahahahaha!

    "The minute you try to deal with government department on the phone (or on the computer) you can just feel the old gut starting up production can't you? And I'm in England, but it's just as bad."

    OMG, last week I called them to get tax forms and finally hung up because I was so tired of being transferred to various departments, using the automated phone service.

    " and just hands me forms to sign now and then. Of course, by signing without reading, I may find one day that I owe my kidneys to a medical consortium in Bangladesh, but until them, I am free from tax-form woes."

    Bwhahahahahahhahaha! HILARIOUS!!!

    Always so great to read your comments, Jay. You're a HOOT!

    Thanks for stopping by, and have a super weekend!

    X

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  12. Good Morning Mel~

    "You've now given me incentive to NOT do my taxes this weekend."

    Noooooooooooo...don't do them this weekend. Just wait until the last minute and have LOTS of coffee handy - HA!

    Thanks for stopping by, dear lady! Have a wonderful weekend!

    ((((( Mel ))))))

    X

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  13. Having your nipples pierced is not that bad. I never had this done but I have often stapled my tee shirt to my chest so it will not ride up as I sit down.
    The IRS is acronym for (It's Really Shit), now that is an other thing. I do enjoy the ease of doing my taxes now. I use Turbo Tax and it is a breeze. I got my refund back in 10 days and it went directly into my bank account.
    I just do not believe we need a department that has us by the short hairs. If every one who draws an income, individuals, companies, churches, charitable organizations all paid a 15% tax then we would not need to file a report or wait for a return or pay an additonal amount every April. Also if we only had to pay 15% then we would all get an increase in our take home.
    We would not need the IRS to employ so many people who are not doing anything.
    I think that this is more fairer way to do things. And a way we can not have, that excuse we have for a president, to get us out of the red side of the spread sheet.
    Talking about a nipple abuser. Now that is a subject I could write volumes on.
    I have run now and get the post for my tongue ring removed from my anus.

    Pierce Bronson

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  14. Greetings Jaffer~

    "Time to visit the people the H&R block ?"

    This year, I actually borrowed an awesome tax software program from someone at work that double checks for any mistakes, and it did in fact conclude that I OWED money. DRATS! However, it also discovered that I was intitled to the $400.00 tax credit. So, I'm really grateful for that.

    "If this was their idea of reducing paperwork - they are working backwards.
    Remember, reduction of paperwork always works from inside-out."

    Exactly.....great point!

    "I handle all money matters in paper. I get a hard copy of all my bills and bank statements in the mail.
    Even when I go to the accountant to do my taxes. I get two hard copies because I want to mail my tax-forms myself."

    Meeeeeeeeeeeee too! I refused to do online banking or anything related to my paychecks. I still have a hard copy sent to me with my paycheck stubs. As well as my bills and bank statements.

    Thanks for stopping by, Jaffer. Hope you have a grrrreat weekend, buddy!

    X

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  15. I just had to send the Inland Revenue £175 that they say I owe on my state pension. :(

    Pardon my French Ron but

    I FUCKING HATE THE INLAND REVENUE!

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  16. Good Morning Lady Dianne~

    "you need to be really really rich or a giant corporation in order to not owe taxes."

    THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It's us little people who seem to be getting hit with OWING.

    "my son owes for the first time ever, and he has Hope now too
    how lovely the Repugs got their tax breaks for the rich extended."

    OMG, I can't believe your son's owes too!?!? I thought that if you had a child to deduct, you got a major tax break. Make sure he looks into the Making Work Pay credit, because I'm pretty sure married people get a $1,200.00 credit.

    "love that photo
    isn't he a former Repug Senator from Kentucky?"

    Bwhahahahahahahahahahahahaha! I LOVE YOU, WOMAN!!!!!!!!!

    ((((( Dianne )))))))

    Thanks for stopping by! Have a great weekend!

    X to you and the gang!

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  17. Howdy Dave~

    "Having your nipples pierced is not that bad. I never had this done but I have often stapled my tee shirt to my chest so it will not ride up as I sit down."

    Bwhahahahahahahahhahahahhaahaha!

    Bwhahahahaahhahahaahahahahahaha!

    Oh dear god, I laughed to hard at that, I'm CHOKING!!!!

    "The IRS is acronym for (It's Really Shit)"

    That's BRILLIANT, Dave!

    Yes!!!! I too used Turbo Tax for the first time this year and it was faaaaaaaaaabulous! I borrowed the software from someone at work and you're right...it was easy. However, it still concluded that I OWED money.

    "If every one who draws an income, individuals, companies, churches, charitable organizations all paid a 15% tax then we would not need to file a report or wait for a return or pay an additonal amount every April. Also if we only had to pay 15% then we would all get an increase in our take home."

    Way to go, Dave! I agree!

    "We would not need the IRS to employ so many people who are not doing anything.
    I think that this is more fairer way to do things."

    Yes, waaaaaaaaaaay more fair!

    "I have run now and get the post for my tongue ring removed from my anus."

    Bwhahahahahahahahahahaha! Holy shit....you KILL ME, man!

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, buddy! You're a HOOT!

    Have a super weekend, Mr. 'Pierce' Bronson!

    X

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  18. Good Morning Akelamalu~

    "I just had to send the Inland Revenue £175 that they say I owe on my state pension."

    OMG, you're kidding?? Isn't it infuriating?

    "I FUCKING HATE THE INLAND REVENUE!"

    HAHHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! You GO, girl! I feel the same way about ours!

    Thanks for stopping by and venting, m'dear. It feels GREAT to let it out, doesn't it?

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    X

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  19. EWEEEEE...that photo made me cringe! I usually procrastinate doing my taxes every year...mostly because I procrastinate getting all my files in order! And I like to wait until the last minute to pay said owed money to them! Sucks, doesn't it?!

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  20. Hey SuziCate~

    "EWEEEEE...that photo made me cringe!"

    HAHHAHHAHAHAHAHAHA! Isn't it hideous?

    I normally like doing my taxes early because I only have to fill out the 1040EZ form, however this I needed additional forms so I was late getting started.

    "And I like to wait until the last minute to pay said owed money to them! Sucks, doesn't it?!"

    It sure does! I should have waited until later too!

    Thanks for stopping by, my friend! Always so great to see you.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    ((((( Suzi ))))))

    X

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  21. poor darling, at least you make some money, dear, you could see it that way?? i too, well, both myself and husband hate them with a passion you would not believe....it's so sick isn't it? taxes....i like dave's interpretation of IRS! ;)

    i agree with you about putting your privates online--we won't either and use an accountant to tidy it all up for us so we don't pay anything AND we're poor anyway, so it's doubtful we'll owe...and if we do? well, too bad!! can't get blood out of a turnip, for gawd's sake!

    i was reading your previous post on fear of heights...i have exactly the same physical feeling!! isn't it bizarre? i hate to be suspended in the air and think it belies a MUCH deeper intellect-afterall, aren't we being smart? anyway, sweet ron, you made me laugh and always, that is nice!! xoxoxoxoxox

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  22. Hello Dearest Linda~

    "at least you make some money, dear, you could see it that way??"

    True.

    "i like dave's interpretation of IRS!"

    Isn't that the BEST? Dave has got the GREATEST sense of humor. His comments always make me HOWL!

    "so it's doubtful we'll owe...and if we do? well, too bad!! can't get blood out of a turnip, for gawd's sake!"

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHHA! You said it!

    You have a fear of heights too?

    "i hate to be suspended in the air and think it belies a MUCH deeper intellect-afterall, aren't we being smart?"

    THANK YOU! I'm amazed at these people who can go on thrill rides at amusement parks where they sit in a chair 150 feet in air, and then FREE FALL!

    *shivers*

    Thanks oodles for stopping by, my sweet friend. Glad you had a giggle. Hope you're feeling better. I sent you more Reiki last night, I hope you felt it.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    ((((( Linda )))))

    xoxoxoxo

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  23. OH, what a perfectly painful post!!

    The picture - Yowch!!!!!!
    The taxes and the fact you cannot mail them in. That is crazy. I do my own taxes and I usually do them the old fashioned way myself; with pencil & paper form. I hope that they don't implement that here in Canada. I know lots of people that use turbo tax, but I figure for only 1 person, I can figure it out myself.

    (psst! Plus, I kind of like doing my taxes myself. It is like a big number puzzle that I get to figure out & I think it is neat how 1 little number can affect the bottom line. Don't tell anyone though, as I will be laughed off the web for sure)

    Have a great weekend Ron.
    xo

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  24. Greetings Katherine~

    "OH, what a perfectly painful post!!

    The picture - Yowch!!!!!!"

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Doesn't that photo look PAINFULLY horrible?

    Me too, I like preparing my taxes with a pencil and paper form. However this year, just to verify myself, I used Turbo Tax (it was very simple to use) and it did indeed claim that I owed money.

    "I kind of like doing my taxes myself. It is like a big number puzzle that I get to figure out & I think it is neat how 1 little number can affect the bottom line. Don't tell anyone though, as I will be laughed off the web for sure."

    Meeeee too! I actually use the 1040EZ form (here in the U.S.) because it's fast, simple, and I'm only doing taxes for myself. It IS amazing how 1 little number can affect the bottom line. And this year, when I saw that the bottom line was larger than the top line....I SHIT!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, my friend. Wishing you a glorious weekend!

    XO

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  25. ouchee (on both counts - nipples and $$$)! Just, damn!

    don't know what to say other than that I'm terribly sorry, because when that happened to me on a couple of occasions (owing the irs) it sure did not feel wonderful.

    Being the mary sunshine that I am, I'm inclined to try to point out that there is actually a lovely silver lining to this story. But I don't know what it is.

    boo hoo.

    Cristy and I both (yay!) got refunds, but we paid out the A$$ on property taxes last year. A modest consolation.

    Anyway, just damn sorry to hear this, I do feel your pain Ronnie dear.

    sending love from us both.

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  26. I know it's not funny but.....hahahahahaha!
    You make it funny!

    I wouldn't have liked having to do my own taxes. Ours is automatically taken from our salary, before we get it. Unless we are self employed (as I was) then we have an accountant that sorts that out along with everything else. Of course, wealthy retired people have to deal with it I expect. That counts me out :)

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  27. Hello Diane~

    "ouchee (on both counts - nipples and $$$)! Just, damn!"

    HAHAHHAHAHAHAHA! I know, ain't it the pits OWING the IRS???

    And you're right, there IS a silver lining to this story....the fact that I was able to deduct the $400.00 tax credit, which brought down my initial total A LOT!

    So for that, I am VERY grateful!

    "Cristy and I both (yay!) got refunds, but we paid out the A$$ on property taxes last year. A modest consolation."

    Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaay! So glad to hear you ladies got a refund! I know owning a home and paying property taxes is rough. Philly's property taxes are soooooooo high.

    Thanks a bunch for stopping by, my friend! And thanks for your sweet compassion.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    X to you and Cristybella!

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  28. We started doing the estimated tax thing a few years ago where we pay AHEAD OF TIME QUARTERLY...since we always OWE $$$.....don't get me started!

    But yes, I feel most sorry for the senior citizens. My parents have such a difficult time...I had to show them how to 'scroll' down on their new e-mail. They couldn't find the 'SEND' button. Dear God! It's unfair that they have to pay someone to do their taxes now since they are computer illiterate.

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  29. Greetings Babs~

    "I know it's not funny but.....hahahahahaha!
    You make it funny!"

    Tee, hee!

    My motto is....always try and find the humor, because it makes the not-so-funny experiences, FUNNY!

    Yes, ours is automatically taken from our salaries before we get it too. However last year the goverment decided not to take out as much, which is why a lot of us have to pay back in.

    Grrrrrrrrrrrr!#?!*!

    Oh, well...at least I got the $400.00 tax credit.

    Much thanks for stopping by, Babs! Always delightful to see you!

    Have a great weekend!

    X

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  30. Hiya Bijoux~

    OMG, I was JUST thinking of you not two seconds ago, and then saw your comment!

    "We started doing the estimated tax thing a few years ago where we pay AHEAD OF TIME QUARTERLY...since we always OWE $$$.....don't get me started!"

    Yes, a woman I work with does the same thing. I'm beginning to think I should do that for this years taxes because she said it saves her every year from having to pay taxes at the end of the year.

    "But yes, I feel most sorry for the senior citizens."

    Isn't that awful?? I spoke to an account last week and he said that he's so upset about the goverment taking away paper tax forms because it's causing so many senior citizens a MAJOR hassle. He feels just terrible about it because they're having to PAY to have their taxes done.

    Bless you for helping your parents!

    (((( Bijoux )))))

    Thank god my mother no longer works, because she has no idea how to use a computer.

    Always so great to see you. Thanks for stopping by.

    Enjoy your weekend!

    X

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  31. Where do you constantly find these pictures? Love it!

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  32. Helloooooooooooo Peg~

    "Where do you constantly find these pictures?"

    HAHAHAAHHAHAHAHAHA!

    I just google them! For the last photo, I think I typed in: man with his nipples pierced in pain.

    Viola....it appeared!

    Thanks for stopping by, dear friend!

    Have a faaaaaaabulous weekend!

    X

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  33. Ron, for many years I did my own taxes. The old fashioned way.....filling out the forms. I got tired of doing it. Nowadays, I just pay to have them done for me. Easy peasy.

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  34. Hey Matty~

    Yup! If next year is ANYTHING like this year, I may just do that.

    Easy peasy....sounds GREAT!

    Thanks for stopping by, neighbor! Have a grrrrreat weekend, Matty!

    X

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  35. First off, did I say you could use my picture like that without permission?! Sheesh. I thought my nipples were MY business and my business alone! Now they're out there for the whole world to see.

    Second, I did not realize there had ever been an option to phone in taxes. How groovy would that have been?

    I have been putting off doing my taxes because it's a process that always scares the bejesus out of me. Not that I usually owe money - in fact, I always end up breaking nearly even - but just the mere IDEA that I might owe this year makes me procrastinate. And I've gotta tell you, Ron, this here post doesn't help matters!

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  36. Yes Sir they adjust your tax withholdings to make it easier on you and then stick it to you when you file--I never understood how this helps anyone.

    As far as the nipple piercing goes we had one of our boys actually do it, he was so proud of his nipples until that fateful weightlifting excercise..True story actually

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  37. Hey Mark~

    "First off, did I say you could use my picture like that without permission?!"

    Bwhahahahahahahahaahaha! OMG, that made me HOWL! You are a freakin' RIOT, man!

    "Second, I did not realize there had ever been an option to phone in taxes. How groovy would that have been?"

    Oh Mark, it was soooo cool when the government allowed you to phone your taxes in. I would do my taxes on paper and then phone in the numbers. Afterward, I would simply mail in my paperwork and have my refund check direct deposited into my checking account. It was so easy and FAST.

    I miss doing that sooooo much!

    I think it all depends on how much taxes were taken out of your paychecks as to whether you'll owe or not. I had no idea the IRS wasn't taking the FULL amount out of mine, so I ended up owing. Not EVERYONE is owing, so don't worry. You may be one of the fortunate ones.

    I'll keep my fingers crossed for ya!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, bud! Always a HOOT to read your comments!

    Have a great weekend!

    X

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  38. Howdy Jimmy~

    "Yes Sir they adjust your tax withholdings to make it easier on you and then stick it to you when you file--I never understood how this helps anyone."

    You said it! And me neither! I mean they should have at least given us the OPTION as to whether or not we WANTED them to take out less taxes, because I would have said NO.

    Oh well, at least I got a $400.00 tax credit because it DID help to lower the amount I owed.

    "As far as the nipple piercing goes we had one of our boys actually do it, he was so proud of his nipples until that fateful weightlifting excercise.'

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! OMG....OUCH!#?@!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, buddy! Always great to see ya!

    Wishing you and Cindy a flawless weekend!

    X to you both!

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  39. The same thing happened to me this year. It was a first. I did get the tax credit from Making Work Pay...but still.

    I would almost rather have my nipples pierced :(

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  40. Greetings Denise~

    Welcome! Thanks for stopping by and sharing a comment. Nice to meet you!

    Yeah, I've been hearing that A LOT more people this year are having to pay. Isn't it the PITS?????

    Oh, well...at least we got our tax credit, however this is the last year for that.

    "I would almost rather have my nipples pierced :("

    HAHAHAAHHAHAHA!

    Please stop by anytime. You're always welcomed.

    Enjoy your day!
    X

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  41. Oh! You poor baby!

    I offered the IRS my first born instead of the taxes owed but they didn't think she was worth as much as the money! Bastards! I'll be finished paying them off in 3010. I feel for you, Ron.

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  42. Hiya Nitebyrd~

    "I offered the IRS my first born instead of the taxes owed but they didn't think she was worth as much as the money! Bastards! I'll be finished paying them off in 3010."

    Bwhahahahahahahahaahahaha! That's HYSTERICAL!!!!

    OMG I hate this, because now I have to take the money I've been saving and use it to pay the DAMN taxes!!!!

    Grrrrrrrrrrr!#??!*

    Anway, sorry to hear about YOU owing too, Sis.

    ((((( Sis ))))))

    Thanks so much for stopping by. Hope you had a great weekend!

    X ya, bunches!

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  43. Ouch! OMG - that last picture really hurt.

    My mother is complaining about this very same thing because she can't get the tax booklets from the library any more. And we're talking about a person who doesn't have cable and only got a DVD player last year and that's only because we GAVE it to her. And we had to get her a new TV because she only had that antennae kind that received signals over the air or whatever that big digital change thingie was a while ago.

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  44. Hey Margaret~

    "Ouch! OMG - that last picture really hurt."

    HA! Ain't it a KILLER??????

    "My mother is complaining about this very same thing because she can't get the tax booklets from the library any more."

    Yes, tell you mother I had the same trouble. I use to be able to pick them up at the library or post office, but NO MORE. Drats!

    "And we're talking about a person who doesn't have cable and only got a DVD player last year and that's only because we GAVE it to her."

    Yup, my mother the same thing. If it weren't for my brother living with her, she wouldn't have those things available to her.

    Thanks oodles for stopping by, Margaret! ALWAYS such a delight to see your comments. Hope you had a super weekend!

    X

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  45. I hate owing the IRS anything, but it's impossible to hold back just the right amount. I just have the IRS hold more than they need to. That way I know I'll never owe. There's nothing worse that having money in the bank only to have to turn it over to Uncle Sam.

    I also agree with the frustrations of being forced to file electronically. Soon there'll be no yearly pilgrimage to the post office to pick up forms. What's next? Tracking chips implanted under our skin?! (forgive me, but we just saw Casino Royale last night ;-))

    Oh, and excellent pic of Fakir Musafar. I've done quite a bit of research on that guy. Very few people can appreciate his accomplishments...

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  46. Howdy Herman~

    "I just have the IRS hold more than they need to. That way I know I'll never owe."

    Well, that's what I thought I was doing when I claimed ZERO dependants, but I guess not. Especially last year, when they were purposely NOT taking out more taxes to help us. Helping us??? We only have to pay it back now - drats!

    "Soon there'll be no yearly pilgrimage to the post office to pick up forms. What's next? Tracking chips implanted under our skin?!"

    HAHHAAHAHAAHA! Yup, I bet you're right!

    "Oh, and excellent pic of Fakir Musafar. I've done quite a bit of research on that guy. Very few people can appreciate his accomplishments..."

    Leave it to YOU to know who that is. I had no idea?!!? Now I'm gone to have to google him to see who he is. Thanks for letting me know!

    Hope you had a super weekend, buddy. Much thanks for stopping by!

    X to you and the family!

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  47. It's so scary how much we all owe in taxes. I totally agree with you. I'd rather have more taken out and not have to worry about owing anyone anything. Sorry you have to deal with that.
    My hubby and the accountant takes care of our taxes. But, it's still stressful.

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  48. Morning Jen~

    "It's so scary how much we all owe in taxes."

    Oh......isn't it the pits????? I have a feeling this year there's going to be A LOT of confusion about paying taxes - LOTS of people requesting extensions - HA!

    "My hubby and the accountant takes care of our taxes. But, it's still stressful."

    You're right, whether someone does your taxes for you or not....it's still stressful.

    Thanks for stopping by, my friend! Hope you had a great weekend!

    Enjoy your day!

    X

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  49. Oh no! How awful! You OWE them money? grrrrr!!!!

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  50. Hello Meleah~

    Yeah, I'm thinking of standing on the street corner; selling pencils to make some extra money.

    Bwhahhahahahahahaahhaha!

    No, it's not A LOT that owen them, but I'm still pisssed I owe.

    Thanks for stopping by, girl! Hope you had a great Monday

    X ya!

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