Thursday, April 15, 2010

Happy Tax Day

WASHINGTON - APRIL 15:  Protesters take part i...Image by Getty Images via Daylife
It's tax day. Many protests are planned. Us - we're getting a refund for the first time since we had a dependent minor. That's more than a decade. Let's see what might have changed. Income - about the same. Maybe a teeny bit higher, but basically the same. Our deduction situation - exactly the same. So what could be different about 2009? Well, Barack Obama became president in 2009. Passed some tax relief for the middle class. I guess that must be the difference. Gee whiz, where can I go to protest that? On the way to the hospital, that is.
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1 comment:

  1. I'm getting a refund, too. Mainly because I work with a cool accountant who introduced me to the concept of deductions that I didn't know exist. Wheeeee!