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Will I ever learn?

January 5th, 2008 at 01:18 pm

Perusing this year's tax form I see that I made a big mistake. Suffice it to say that you need to consider the consequences when you do something, ESPECIALLY something big. Do I know that? Yes. Do I always do that? No! Why not??! I sure hope Ron White isn't right that you can't fix stupid!

6 Responses to “Will I ever learn?”

  1. Broken Arrow Says:

    Hehe, I love the Tater.

  2. Ralph Says:

    He is pretty funny. At first I thought his shtick was a little pretentious with the scotch and cigarette, but now he's turning into a modern classic, sort of like George Burns or Jack Benny, I think!

  3. Amber Says:

    I have never heardof him

  4. scfr Says:

    Not sure what the mistake was, but sometimes the IRS will forgive one-time errors, especially when you catch it yourself, explain, and swear in writing to never ever ever do it again.

  5. Ralph Says:

    Actually, scfr, more of a very stupid blunder. I didn't realize that withdrawing from my 401k for college tuition would push my income over the limit for a tuition credit. Not sure yet what it will cost me, but potentially thousands. Frown Dumb! If I had borrowed instead, I could have deducted the interest and gotten the credit BOTH! And I think the darn credit was extended for this year only! Darn, darn, darn, darn.

  6. mom-sense Says:


    Income Tax Confession:

    DH and I were first married and I did the returns, it was our first year of marriage and DH was in school studying accounting. I subtracted the numbers in the wrong order, thinking we were getting a $700 tax refund. I then promptly went out and spent that $700 on a new sofa.

    A very costly mistake! But I did have a nice couch after the whole things ...

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