Thursday, January 31, 2019

Taxes are done.

I have been dreading taxes. New tax laws and the not knowing part. I love it. Went in to tax prep agent to set appointment. He wasn't busy. He did them on the spot, no wait. Awesome..... And did I luck out, because when I got done, there was a line in the lobby. I got in ahead of the after work crowd. This is the last year I have them done. The new tax system is so simple, you don't have to do much anymore. Thanks Trump. I have been worried whether enough was coming out during the year. It wasn't a problem. The personal exemption went up so much, I can't write off mortgage interest and taxes anymore, because I don't pay enough of them to exceed the personal exemptions. I took home more all year and am getting a decent refund on top of that. It's a relief to know that everything is fine. I am curious to see how the democrats are going to handle it after everyone files their taxes and finds out that the common worker IS taking home more and actually gaining from the tax change. I am relieved and glad to have it out of the way for another year.

The cold weather is here, but it has been a good winter overall. Only a couple inches total of snow so far this winter. You don't have to shovel cold. Suppose to get up to the sixties early next week according to forecast, but is single digits now. Crazy weather patterns. I am ready for spring.


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  2. I'm lucky - the daughter is a CPA. We unfortunately hit that 1%'er tax bracket and ended up paying a lot more than last year. But we have a roof over our head and money for shop projects so we won't complain.

  3. Hey got that new garage yet??