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=( [Mar. 13th, 2003|03:26 pm]
Jasmine Becket-Griffith
Oh dear. I just came back from H&R Block and we owe a phenomenal, unanticipated amount in taxes. Argh. This really couldn't come at a worse time.
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From: (Anonymous)
2003-03-13 01:45 pm (UTC)

Taxes

You must have forgotten about multiple deductions since you are a small business owner. You know....things like the litter boxes that double as drawing tables. That kind of stuff
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2003-03-13 11:50 pm (UTC)

Re: Taxes

Lol - I know =) They gave me hints on what things I can claim as expenses and keep receipts for next year!
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[User Picture]From: tigerpixieart
2003-03-13 01:49 pm (UTC)
Oh No! I'm so sorry :( Is it due to you having your own home business? I was lucky this year I had purchased so many big ticket items for my business that I actually showed a loss for the year, though I really made money. Anyway you look at it Taxes Suck! I was told to put 15% of all my gross sales into savings to cover my taxes for next year. 15% is a big chunk of change! Why do we get penalized so bad for working at home! I just don't understand :(
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2003-03-13 11:53 pm (UTC)
Just a fraction of it was from my work, the bulk of it was from Matt's stupid job (we file jointly) that for some reason only witheld a tiny, tiny percentage of the taxes that they should have. That and having to pay both Kansas & Missouri taxes (gotta love living on a state line and working in one state and living in another...) and they didn't bother withholding Kansas City tax since he technically works in a Kansas suburb. Grr... I look forward to living in Florida where we'll only have to pay one tax instead of four!
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[User Picture]From: tigerpixieart
2003-03-14 08:01 am (UTC)

Re:

Oh I see, So you have a state tax for both Kansas & Missouri. That's bad it's like they hit you guys twice! Yes, no state tax here in Florida :) It makes things a lot less complicated.
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[User Picture]From: yanmei
2003-03-13 02:11 pm (UTC)

:(

Eeek! that's awful. Is it maybe one of those things you can pay in installments...which would still suck but might be easier to handle until you get all moved and settled again.
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[User Picture]From: smallgirl
2003-03-13 02:39 pm (UTC)
the irs can bite my ass.
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[User Picture]From: gothdoll
2003-03-13 08:17 pm (UTC)

taxes.. the governments way of screwing us even more than they do on a daily basis. sorrys about that. maybe we should start a save the jasmines fund.. hehe. i know the feeling
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