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#1 Post by Beebs52 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:31 pm

Apparently I missed an additional standard deduction for over 65 which resulted in us getting a refund of part of our irs payment.
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#2 Post by christie1111 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:11 am

Where is the like button?
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#3 Post by Beebs52 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:25 am

christie1111 wrote:Where is the like button?
No kidding. We don't use an accountant anymore since our deductions are minimal (no mortgage, loans, etc), and it woulda been a wash if we had. Still I need to get with the program...
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#4 Post by silverscreenselect » Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:30 am

Beebs52 wrote:Apparently I missed an additional standard deduction for over 65 which resulted in us getting a refund of part of our irs payment.
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#5 Post by Bob78164 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:31 am

silverscreenselect wrote:
Beebs52 wrote:Apparently I missed an additional standard deduction for over 65 which resulted in us getting a refund of part of our irs payment.
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And don't forget to ask for your 50-cent senior citizen discount at the Golden Corral. (That's 50 cents, not 50 percent)
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#6 Post by Bob Juch » Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:08 am

Beebs52 wrote:
christie1111 wrote:Where is the like button?
No kidding. We don't use an accountant anymore since our deductions are minimal (no mortgage, loans, etc), and it woulda been a wash if we had. Still I need to get with the program...
Did you use one of the free online programs, e.g. TaxAct? You know you should have two extra deductions, right?
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#7 Post by Beebs52 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:22 am

Bob Juch wrote:
Beebs52 wrote:
christie1111 wrote:Where is the like button?
No kidding. We don't use an accountant anymore since our deductions are minimal (no mortgage, loans, etc), and it woulda been a wash if we had. Still I need to get with the program...
Did you use one of the free online programs, e.g. TaxAct? You know you should have two extra deductions, right?
Which two would those be? I took whatever the new stuff was, obviously missing that one. I may try an online next year. Even with ss machinations I thought I was okay.
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#8 Post by Beebs52 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:28 am

Oh, I do do a full itemized ded sheet to compare if between prop taxes, premiums, medical, charity, etc bring us close. It doesn't
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#9 Post by Bob Juch » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:40 pm

Beebs52 wrote:
Bob Juch wrote:
Beebs52 wrote:
No kidding. We don't use an accountant anymore since our deductions are minimal (no mortgage, loans, etc), and it woulda been a wash if we had. Still I need to get with the program...
Did you use one of the free online programs, e.g. TaxAct? You know you should have two extra deductions, right?
Which two would those be? I took whatever the new stuff was, obviously missing that one. I may try an online next year. Even with ss machinations I thought I was okay.
One each for you and your husband for being born before 1964. TaxAct asked me the birthdates of my family and me so I didn't need to check anything.
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#10 Post by ghostjmf » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:09 pm

I fill out the Actual Form myself.. They no longer have the short forms.

Got no additional money back.

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#11 Post by Beebs52 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:14 pm

Bob Juch wrote:
Beebs52 wrote:
Bob Juch wrote: Did you use one of the free online programs, e.g. TaxAct? You know you should have two extra deductions, right?
Which two would those be? I took whatever the new stuff was, obviously missing that one. I may try an online next year. Even with ss machinations I thought I was okay.
One each for you and your husband for being born before 1964. TaxAct asked me the birthdates of my family and me so I didn't need to check anything.
I did check that, yes.
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#12 Post by Bob78164 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:42 pm

Bob Juch wrote:
Beebs52 wrote:
Bob Juch wrote: Did you use one of the free online programs, e.g. TaxAct? You know you should have two extra deductions, right?
Which two would those be? I took whatever the new stuff was, obviously missing that one. I may try an online next year. Even with ss machinations I thought I was okay.
One each for you and your husband for being born before 1964. TaxAct asked me the birthdates of my family and me so I didn't need to check anything.
Do you mean 1954? --Bob
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#13 Post by Beebs52 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:54 pm

Bob78164 wrote:
Bob Juch wrote:
Beebs52 wrote:
Which two would those be? I took whatever the new stuff was, obviously missing that one. I may try an online next year. Even with ss machinations I thought I was okay.
One each for you and your husband for being born before 1964. TaxAct asked me the birthdates of my family and me so I didn't need to check anything.
Do you mean 1954? --Bob
1954, correct
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#14 Post by Bob Juch » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:30 pm

Bob78164 wrote:
Bob Juch wrote:
Beebs52 wrote:
Which two would those be? I took whatever the new stuff was, obviously missing that one. I may try an online next year. Even with ss machinations I thought I was okay.
One each for you and your husband for being born before 1964. TaxAct asked me the birthdates of my family and me so I didn't need to check anything.
Do you mean 1954? --Bob
Yeah, typo.
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