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Old 04-25-2013, 08:02 AM   #1181
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I like the pockets in jeans. But, since it is so hard to get good, real pockets in ladies jeans, I think I'll do something I did for a few years. I wore a vest with lots of pockets. I do enjoy wearing skirts, especially in nice weather, but even if they have pockets, there are seldom more than two.
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Old 04-25-2013, 12:21 PM   #1182
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Well my taxes are finally done!

I owe a total of $8.00.

The CPA charged me $286.00 to find out that I owe $8.00!
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Old 04-25-2013, 12:31 PM   #1183
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Well my taxes are finally done!

I owe a total of $8.00.

The CPA charged me $286.00 to find out that I owe $8.00!

...or maybe, the CPA's expertise was responsible for the fact that you owe only $8.
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Old 04-25-2013, 12:34 PM   #1184
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Well my taxes are finally done!

I owe a total of $8.00.

The CPA charged me $286.00 to find out that I owe $8.00!
I worked for the Mass. Tax Department at one time. So I have always been able to do my own. The college students here as part of their homework, have to volunteer to spend a certain number of hours doing taxes for the citizens for free. And that includes homeowners, small business owners, etc. The ones who are going to graduate this year do the more complicated ones. They usually get to do only two or even less in one day. The rest do the less complicated ones. There have been some graduates who come back each year to help. Great program. The sessions are usually held in local libraries. Copy machines, seats and plenty of table space available for free.
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Old 04-25-2013, 12:37 PM   #1185
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...or maybe, the CPA's expertise was responsible for the fact that you owe only $8.
In this case I am sure that you are 100% correct.

I get annoyed with the process.

When I send my $8.00 check to the state of New York it will probably cost them $100.00 to process it.

It just does not make any cents!
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Old 04-25-2013, 12:44 PM   #1186
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In this case I am sure that you are 100% correct.

I get annoyed with the process.

When I send my $8.00 check to the state of New York it will probably cost them $100.00 to process it.

It just does not make any cents!
If I am paying off a bill, and there is change under fifty cents, I don't pay the change. Over fifty cents, I pay it up to the next full dollar. Of course they don't send back the overpayment, but the will send a bill for the change I didn't pay. The postage cost more than the balance due.
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If I am paying off a bill, and there is change under fifty cents, I don't pay the change. Over fifty cents, I pay it up to the next full dollar. Of course they don't send back the overpayment, but the will send a bill for the change I didn't pay. The postage cost more than the balance due.

Why do you do this?
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Old 04-25-2013, 01:08 PM   #1188
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Why do you do this?
I hate dealing with change. It is so much easier to keep a balance. In the end, it all evens out for me at least. When I buy a cup of coffee, I figure it to cost $2.00. The change can go for their tip or whatever they want to do with it. If I have more than $.50 cents coming back, all I am interested in are the quarters for laundry. There are some retail stores (clothing, Sears, etc.) where I do take all the change. That goes into the milk bottle when I get home. When it is full, I roll the coins, cash them in for bills and deposit the money into my savings account.
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I'm wasting time finding out how to remove some cr** that got onto my desktop computer. It's "cltmng.exe", an executable that is part of toolbar from Conduit - Search Protect.

Now I didn't download any such toolbar intentionally. But, some piece(s) of software (Adobe reader?) always ask if you want a stupid toolbar when you update and it's ticked "yes" by default. I may not have noticed it and accidentally downloaded some such nonsense. I noticed it because my CPU was at 100%, so I had a look at Windows Task Manager to see what was using all that CPU.
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Something came with a download that pops up an extra tab in the browser for searches. I ALWAYS make sure to do custom installs, so I don't know where it came from, I really need to get rid of it.
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