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Old 04-18-2018, 01:19 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Fat Charlie View Post
The way tax policy is supposed to work, it means our lawmakers are trying to punish those of us who have to work for a living, encouraging us to live off of investment income instead. Or you could say that the rich have bought Congress.
Most of the people who live off investment income aren't rich - or at least not in the rich enough to buy Congress category. They're people who've worked (seeing their income taxed once already), saved a bit instead of (over)spending, and are now retired.

Originally Posted by redpoint5
... T-minus 364 days until the next planned torture event.
Why do you consider it torture? Unless your return is a lot more complicated than mine (which includes Schedule C, D, SSE, and several pages of numbered forms), it's not all that difficult.

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