10 common tax-filing mistakes

Just one slip in filling out your forms could result in a larger tax bill or a smaller refund.

By Kay Bell, Bankrate.com

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Apr 10, 2013 6:21AM
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Crazy "missing the deadline" page showing April 15 as a wednesday and not monday this year - show the right calendar date - misleading an errant mind! - you just made the 10th mistake easier to fall into
Apr 10, 2013 9:07AM
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The best advice I can give having paid taxes for over 45 years is to get yourself a good Tax preparer and I am not talking about these people who pop up in January and disappear in May. Also you want one who can "fight" for you should you be audited not like a lot of these people who ignore you call for help come July when you get that call. I used the same guy for 40 years, hired on with him right out of College. I was audited twice over the years and he came with me and all I had to do was to sit there and shut up while he explained to the Federal Auditor about how wrong he was, meaning putting the Auditor in his place. That is the kind of guy you want. Yes I got a refund every year but I also paid every year as well which I do not mind in the least unlike the whiners who think they shouldn't have to pay a dime while sucking up on government services in one way or another.. With the encroachment and literally privacy invasion of the current greedy financially challenged as well as  inept and incompetent President  we are stuck with now, who needs billions to buy the votes of the freeloaders with, it would be to your benefit to hire on with a professional who will stand by his work....
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Why should i pay my bills, the government don't pay theirs? Lead by example, right.

We should all refuse to pay.

Aug 13, 2013 7:32AM
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I wonder how the country would run if every single min wage worker went on a nationwide strike? I bet the Republicans would really love that. No gas stations would be open, or coffee shops. Tons of stores would be closed and the country would come to a halt. Yeah I say a revolution is needed. 
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