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Reading Time: 3 minutes Tomorrow 04/18/2023 is the tax day in the US, the usual deadline for filing federal income and state income taxes. Note in some states there is no income tax. In the old days, I mean the real good old days, the tax day is usually April 15, and the Post Office will be like the

April 17, 2023

Reading Time: < 1 minute Turbo Tax Federal discount It’s tax season again. Here is the Turbo Tax Federal discount available to me. In most cases I think it will also work for others 🙂 Bank of America: 35% off link Citicards: 35% off link Scottrade: 30% off Vanguard (regular customers): 25% off Weekend review Signed up the 360iDev iPhone

February 13, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Chinese version of the story can be read here (thanks to Shanzi for translation). You can read story (in English) from Buffett’s 2007 annual shareholder letter. Why do I emphasize this story? Too many times I fall into some growth stories (hint: next Microsoft or Google), value traps (hint: Heelys and maybe Crocs), etc.

March 12, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes I have used Turbo Tax  online version for years and here are some of the tips. 1) Started early. It’s obvious if you are expecting refund. The eariler you file, the earlier you will get the refund. But even if you are expecting paying more, you can start early and mail the check on April 15

February 5, 2007

Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s harder to get Turbo Tax discount these days. I used to get discount code in the email since I have been using it to prepare income tax in year 2001. But not lately. Here is a 15% off deal I found at ADP. (Update 29Jan07) Sun has an incredibly detailed list of tax software. Here is the link.

January 28, 2007


Reading Time: 3 minutes (Update 02-23-2016) Got the refund from Uncle Sam. From filing to receive refund only takes 7 days via turbo tax web version. Now I am waiting till 4/15 for the state because I owe money to show me state 🙂 (Update 02-16-2016) I filed the tax last night, since I got almost all the forms

February 2, 2016

Reading Time: < 1 minute I received both the federal and state tax refund last week. Besides using the Turbo Tax from Bank of America site (get 35% off). For State (show me state) filing, I used paper filing, because state filing is usually simply enough, and also the Turbo Tax already gave me the estimate refund amount (so that

April 4, 2010

Reading Time: < 1 minute ESPP stands for Employee Stock Purchase Plan. My former employer is a public company, and it offers a good ESPP plan: 15% discount of stock market price at the beginning or the end of plan period (pick the lower of the two prices, then apply 15% discount), the plan period is usually 6 months. I

March 21, 2010

Reading Time: < 1 minute I believe the dealine is April 17 in the US. If you have not done so, this is a good time to do so. I found the Turbo Tax Online discount link still works (15% off). On a separate note, more than 1.6 million people in China filed personal income tax for last year. Only individual

April 15, 2007

Reading Time: < 1 minute From Yahoo, this is the link, by Dory Devlin: My take on this: if your tax situation is straightford, go ahead and use the free software. But on the other hand, if you buy and sell stocks, have a home business, changed jobs or moved last year,…you will be better off use the paid version.

February 21, 2007
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