Category Archives: Government is Not a Business

Claim your disabled adult child as a dependent on your tax return

In order to continue to claim your disabled adult child on your income tax return, the following five tests must be fulfilled. First, the child must be your legal child. Second, the child must be permanently and totally disabled at … Continue reading

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What we lack here is a sense of proportionality

If a mere tax preparer can end up in federal prison for over 4 years, why the heck isn’t Jamie (what? we wuz bad?) Dimon behind bars for life? A tax preparer claimed fraudulent losses on his own returns and … Continue reading

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My Take: Prison for ex-disability worker who stole $429,000

by Olivia LaRosa, May 24, 2013 Prison for ex-disability worker who stole $429,000 The former business administrator of a local developmental disabilities center, accused of stealing approximately $429,000 in funds designated for benefits, was sentenced today to 4 years in … Continue reading

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My Comments of the Day: undermining government, tax blackmail, fact v opinion

By Olivia LaRosa, April 23, 2013 Q: Do you approve or disapprove of Bush’s handling of the economy? http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/polling/bushs-economy/2013/04/23/7c3c5f38-abca-11e2-9493-2ff3bf26c4b4_page.html?wpisrc=nl_headlines It’s WAY worse than no one minding the store…it’s agency capture by the industries they are supposed to be regulating. Reagan, … Continue reading

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FATCA should be called Fatten Rich People AGAIN (FRPA)

by Olivia LaRosa November 12, 2012 FATCA is the acronym for a Federal law mandating withholding on “recalicrant” foreign account holders with putative US tax liability, and some people and institutions who have been termed “accidental Americans.” Learn about FATCA … Continue reading

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