How to be a millionaire and not pay any taxes

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Some may not remember that Steve Martin was once one of our nation’s best known tax advisers. This in addition to his accomplishments as a actor, comedian, writer, filmmaker, and musician. The year: 1978. The show: Saturday Night Live. The skit: You.. can be a millionaire.. and never pay taxes! You can be a millionaire.. and never pay taxes! You say.. […]

Another reason to stay clear of GoFundMe

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In a post titled “Fraud in Crowdfunding” I’ve written about the ridiculously high rate of fraud on GoFundMe campaigns. Some third-party evidence suggest that the majority of campaigns on that site involve some type of fraud, deception or mismanagement. The scams reported target both the project sponsors and those who fund the projects. Simply put, […]

Tax deductible employee business expenses

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The basics of an often-misunderstood tax topic If you are an employee with expenses related to your job, these expenses are not taxable income. If your employer reimburses these expenses separately from your wages then these amounts are not taxed and you need to take no further action. But if the amounts were included in your […]

thinking about Margot Fonteyn

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Margot Fonteyn was a great dancer (the wikipedia page) who is credited with saying “The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one’s work seriously and taking one’s self seriously. The first is imperative and the second is disastrous.” She died in 1991. The tribute song by Eddie from Ohio moved me […]