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Who Really Pays Taxes? Let’s Do the Math!

(Written with assistance from my husband the CPA) I’m sure you’ve all heard that our income taxes are “unfair” because the top 1% pays 40% of the taxes in this country and that half of us pay nothing at all. People espousing this view are quick to jump to doomsday scenarios and paranoid rambling. The […]

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Holiday Math: The Twelve Days of Christmas

Let’s face it, “The Twelve Days of Christmas” is some 1% bullshit. Do you have any idea how much it costs to buy all that stuff? Well, the wonderful nerds at PNC bank figure it out every year, and this year’s grand total isĀ $101,119.84, a new record. Damn. Of course, part of this is due […]