I sat down this morning to do my taxes, courtesy of the download software at H&R Block. After TurboTax's problem earlier this year, I thought I'd go with something new. A co-worker does taxes part-time for Block, and she tells me the software is very, very good.
Milady and I have a fairly complicated tax return, with multiple retirements and multiple employers. What hurts is we have no dependents, and we re-financed our mortgage year-before-last, so our mortgage deduction is pretty slim.
I'll have to file an extension, simply because we don't have the information from the nursing home. Even so, I have to write those bastards a check again this year. A fairly healthy check. Evidently, Milady and I are not poverty-stricken, and the US Government, through the IRS, seems to think we're made of money. That isn't so, but I still get to write a check.