Archive for July 30, 2013
If you have not seen “Stranger Than Fiction” yet (you should! …and, well, spoiler alert), the movie features an obsessive compulsive IRS agent who audits and falls in love with a small business owner.
Unfortunately, real life is not like the movies. Your IRS agent is not going to be Will Ferrell, and the very last thing you can expect from the IRS is any sort of romance.
The reality of the situation is much bleaker. Real life is not a comedy, and overdue taxes and crippling debt is going to eat away at you until you do something about it. So what can you do, and where should you start?
At the risk of sounding too zen, the first step of contending with a large amount of tax debt is giving yourself a break.
Most tax debtors are riddled with shame and guilt and
A lot of Americans are unforgiving when it comes to illegal immigrants. Many are calling for us to “deport them!” without a second thought.
Before passing snap judgments, however, Americans need to consider some facts about illegal immigrants.
Deportation Means Breaking Up Families
Most conservatives and republicans hold “family values” above all else. It is shocking, then, that these values and lines of thought do not extend to illegal immigrants.
Almost half, up to 45 percent, of illegal immigrant households are comprised of families. It is highly likely, then, that most of these children were born in the United States, making them legal citizens. Another 51 percent of unauthorized immigrants are female and likely, one day, to have American children. That means w