Monthly Archives: September 2011

Amazon Sells (out)

Just across the wires today: Amazon has reached a deal with California lawmakers to drop Amazon’s efforts to seek a referendum to stop CA pols from assessing sales tax on internet transactions forwarded to Amazon.com from CA websites. In exchange for Amazon suspending its efforts, CA will not attempt to collect the tax for one [...]

By |2018-02-07T14:19:14-08:00September 23rd, 2011|Pauls's Tax Blog|0 Comments

Market downturn can mean tax savings

Some serious stuff this time: Their may be a silver lining in the recent slide in the stock market. If you took advantage of the relaxed IRA/Roth Conversion rules last year and converted your regular IRA to a Roth, listen up! You probably paid tax on that conversion, and you have an opportunity until October [...]

By |2018-02-07T14:19:14-08:00September 8th, 2011|Pauls's Tax Blog|0 Comments

Advice for Newlyweds

Prior to getting married (a long time ago), I did some premarital tax projections and realized that our joint income tax burden as a married couple would be significantly higher than if we were to remain single. Although I was accused of stalling, after much cajoling I managed to convince my soon-to-be bride to postpone [...]

By |2018-02-07T14:19:15-08:00September 1st, 2011|Pauls's Tax Blog|0 Comments