Now that tax season is over, just a simple poll to see what people around here pay in taxes. Don't include sales taxes, property taxes, vehicle registration, etc. I'm just looking at straight income taxes. Include your federal, state, SS, Medicare, or self employment taxes if applicable.
In an expected move, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) today announced that it would appeal the dismissal of its case relating to the National Security Agency’s telephony metadata program. Recently, US District Judge William Pauley III ruled that the program was constitutional.
The case in question, ACLU v.
At the end of this month, thousands of entrepreneurial citizens from across the United States and the world will come together to improve their communities and the governments that serve them as part of the National Day of Civic Hacking from May 31 - June 1, 2014.
Yesterday, an amendment proposed by Rep. Amash that would have dramatically undermined the NSA’s authority to collect records on the phone calls of American citizens failed to pass. Proponents of the amendment claimed that it protected the Fourth Amendment rights of the public.
I would normally hesitate to mention the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) here, both because I tend to avoid politics in this forum and because I know that the ACLU's name is a hot-button for some.
Nevertheless, as surveillance is an important issue to many at LQ and this article is level-headed and reasoned, I thought it worth a mention.
So we all know that the government expects everyone who is dealing with cryptocurrencies to pay taxes (which falls under the capital gains taxes in the US) on their profit. My question is, has anyone actually attempted to do this on their taxes and how did they go about it? I don't mine or buy/sell, so this is more of a curiosity.
I find the fact that use taxes are legal an absolute abomination. You are legally required to calculate the difference between taxes on out of state items and, if your state's taxes are higher, pay the difference.