What Part of $1 Billion in Refunds Do You Have With The IRS?

What Part of $1 Billion in Refunds Do You Have With The IRS?
Today, the IRS dropped a press release bomb stating they have $1 billion in refunds from 2011 stashed away in their sock drawer, just waiting for one of a million people to show up and claim it.  They estimate that half of the potential refunds are more than $698. Before I move on, can I comment on ...

Watch Out Norcross–Your City Could Sell Your House

Watch Out Norcross--Your City Could Sell Your House
Last night, while I was working hard breaking in our couches and keeping the TV screen from burning in, I stumbled upon one of those fun local news stories. Apparently the City of Norcross, Georgia decided it’d be a good idea to sell a woman’s condo for her without letting her know. At least not ...

California Tax Rant

California Tax Rant
Dear California, I hope by now you are at least beginning to realize you’ve screwed up your tax system. I really shouldn’t care, since I haven’t called you home for nearly ten years now, but my family lives there, and I still have to deal with your infernal tax returns. First of all, your actual ...

Don’t Mess With Shulman

Don't Mess With Shulman
I guess IRS Commissioner Douggy Shulman wasn’t too happy with the proposed budget cuts to the IRS. He wrote his version of an angry letter to congress with the following: “cutting the IRS budget by the contemplated levels would mean that front-line IRS staffing levels must be substantially reduced, leading to a measurable decrease of ...