Category Archives: taxes

Gotta Pay to Play

This story is sad and appalling.  Gene Cranick lives in rural Tennessee, where there is no fire protection district, like many of us are accustomed to.  His taxes do not go to support the closest fire department, but that department … Continue reading

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To Pay or Not To Pay

I live in an area where there are a lot of “roller dams”.  They’re not as big as the ones in that link, more like the one that’s in the picture, just so you have a point of reference. Last … Continue reading

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Doing what’s right for ALL the kids

I’ve always stood behind public schools. Maybe because I worked in one for so many years. Maybe because I’ve had pretty good luck with them and my boys were happy there “for the most part.” I’m not really sure. It … Continue reading

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Question of the day

Are you most likely to finish your taxes as soon as you receive your W-2’s or as close to April 15th as possible?

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