Thursday, April 11, 2013

Celebrate!

We're All Happy at Chez Sarge!
It's a Celebration!
But why all this celebratory excess you ask?

Just finished the ol' Form 1040 and...

We're Getting a Check from Uncle Sam!

This has not happened in quite some time.

No doubt I'll be made to suffer in other ways.

But for now...

Party on!

22 comments:

  1. Party on!

    "All I have to say about that is 'asphinctersayswhat'".
    "What?"
    "Exactly."

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  2. What? Oh ...Damn Skip ya got me!

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    1. And yes, it's the seldom seen "triple heh"!

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  4. Well, that's good news (a refund!).

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    1. Indeed it is. And Mass and Rhody kinda balanced each other out. Mass owes me, I owe Rhody. Perhaps I could get Mass to cut Rhody a check? (Not gonna happen, I know that...)

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  5. It's not good news! It means that you've made an interest-free loan of your hard-earned money to the government, allowing it to spend that money in idiotic ways. Green Fleet. Solyndra. Timberlake at the WH. Obamaphones.

    Did you really want to do that?

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    1. Egads! I didn't look at it that way. Now I just feel, ya know, "dirty".

      It's still better than me having to cut Uncle Sugar a check in April. I've had to do that a couple of times in the past!

      But still, OMG!

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    2. Yah, I just did that, and it didn't feel very good. Kinda nauseous, to tell the truth. I converted an IRA to a Roth back in 2010, and needed to pay the second 1/2 of the tax in 2012. Blech.
      I did hit the jackpot one year -- my fed withholding equaled my tax liability. Zero refund; zero to pay. Whooo hooooo! A perfect game like that happens only maybe once in a lifetime!

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    3. Yeah Murph, that's a rare thing indeed!

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  6. So...a refund...you aren't claiming your ballcaps as dependents are you? Your daily coffee stop as business luncheon? I dunno, but it seems somehow wrong that good fortune in the form of $$ is coming your way...But I'm very glad for ya!

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    1. Well, er, the ball caps are very necessary. They keep my bald spot from blinding other drivers on the road. It's a "safety issue" I tell you!

      The good fortune thing, yeah, I wonder when the Progressive Elements will discover that conservatives actually get refunds. On money they paid in. Oh wait, do the Progressive Elements even file tax returns? Me thinks not!

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    2. I believe the Progressive Elements are exempted fr4om filing under the Freedom for Morons Act, a little known law added on the very last page of 14,000 page Obamacare Bill. Heavily lobbied for by the group Who Says There Aint No Free Lunch.

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    3. Ah yes, the FFMA! A little known provision of the Obamadontcare Bill. I had forgotten that.

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    4. Ballcaps as dependents?
      OMG!
      I've missed a whole slew of deductions over the years.
      I know nothing of bald spots.

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    5. Why sure. That is, if the ball caps are under 18.

      Just sayin'...

      Bald? Who said anything about bald? (Oh yeah, I did.)

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  7. I'll do my victory dance for ya.

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  8. Most times someone gets money out of the hands of government, I am happy. Congrats!

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