“It’s income tax time again, Americans: time to gather up those receipts, get out those tax forms, sharpen up that pencil, and stab yourself in the aorta.” ~Dave Barry=
And OK with That – and Taxes, Too
I was doing what every red-blooded, procrastinating American was doing at 9 p.m. last night – filing my income taxes.
But I would have had it done by 2 p.m. if Turbo Tax hadn’t locked me out from their site. It seems I tried too many times to remember last year’s password. I was told to try back in 15 minutes. I waited a half hour, but was still locked out. Again, again and again. Finally I gave up and went to the H&R Block site, where I used their free forms and was done in half an hour.
I felt lucky because all I owed Uncle Sam was $101. I was even thankful t I didn’t have enough medical costs to take anything but the standard deduction
While, like most everyone else, I don’t like paying taxes, I’m extremely thankful that I had enough income in 2014 to have all the necessities of life with a little extra for luxuries, like good coffee and gas for a few road trips. It would be worse not to have owed the government.
I just wish Uncle Sam would spend his money as wisely as I try to do.
Bean Pat: Doodling http://tinyurl.com/mtp9zy6 I should have been doing something like this while waiting yesterday for Turbo Tax to unlock my account. Anyway, this is a fun blog from a favorite blogger of mine.