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    2008 Stimulus Payments from the IRS

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    Yay!

    $1800 of my own money will be returned to me in the hopes that I will spend it to stimulate the economy.

    I bet that makes liberals wet their pants.
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    A Smile

    A smile cost nothing, but gives so much.

    It enriches those who receive it,
    without making poorer those who give.
    It takes but a moment, but the memory
    of it sometimes lasts forever.

    None is so rich or mighty that he
    can get along without it,
    and none is so poor but that
    he can be made rich by it.

    A smile creates happiness in the home,
    fosters goodwill in business,
    and is the countersign of friendship.

    It brings rest to the weary,
    cheer to the discouraged, sunshine to the sad,
    and it is nature's best antidote for trouble.

    Yet it cannot be bought, begged, borrowed,
    or stolen, for it is something that is of no
    value to anyone until it is given away.

    Some people are too tired to give you a smile.
    Give them one of yours, as none needs a smile
    so much as he who has no more to give.

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    Great just what I need $1000 some odd dollars to pay taxes on next year.

    Now all of the "low-income" can get a huge plasma TV for their project apartment.
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    I don't want it. Just going to be taxed on it and lose that amount in next years refund. Just going to stick it in the bank.
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    We have to pay taxes on it for next years taxes? oy!

    I think we are getting around $2100 on that........
    Only thing i am gonna get is one of the back-up cameras for my SUV. Saw them at Costco for $80. I am always in a panic when backing up out of my garage. I personally know of 2 people who ran over their child......freaks me out.
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    Who suggested you would be taxed on it?
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    I don't think it's taxable....it wasn't last time around.
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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    my own money will be returned to me in the hopes that I will spend it to stimulate the economy

    Bingo!

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    wait a second, WAIT A SECOND.......let me see if I understand....this "rebate"...its kinds the same thing as a tax CUT right?! I mean if they dropped the tax rates lower, we would have more money, we would spend it cause its the american way, and the economy would be STIMULATED?! If thats the case and thats the logic, why do Dems always cry about tax cuts???
    500 fights, that's the number I figured when I was a kid. 500 street fights and you could consider yourself a legitimate tough guy. You need them for experience. To develop leather skin. So I got started. Of course along the way you stop thinking about being tough and all that. It stops being the point. You get past the silliness of it all. But then, after, you realize that's what you are.


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    I am going to spend mine at www.baumshoe.com. I heard there is some cool guys that run that site..

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    Quote Originally Posted by baumshoe View Post
    I am going to spend mine at www.baumshoe.com. I heard there is some cool guys that run that site..

    +1 I've got a couple things I need to buy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by baumshoe View Post
    I am going to spend mine at www.baumshoe.com. I heard there is some cool guys that run that site..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doc_Holliday View Post
    wait a second, WAIT A SECOND.......let me see if I understand....this "rebate"...its kinds the same thing as a tax CUT right?! I mean if they dropped the tax rates lower, we would have more money, we would spend it cause its the american way, and the economy would be STIMULATED?! If thats the case and thats the logic, why do Dems always cry about tax cuts???
    Because this is a one time shot thing. The dems know that next year it won't be there and taxes will be just as high. A tax cut would be long term
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    That rebate is going to stimulate my three month fishing trip out West.

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    From what I understand this won't be taxable because of the tax cuts. I also have been informed that if you have a child born in 2008 you will receive another $300.00. Your child must have a valid social security number. I'll be attending a class soon so I'm sure at that time I'll learn more about it.
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    It enriches those who receive it,
    without making poorer those who give.
    It takes but a moment, but the memory
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    None is so rich or mighty that he
    can get along without it,
    and none is so poor but that
    he can be made rich by it.

    A smile creates happiness in the home,
    fosters goodwill in business,
    and is the countersign of friendship.

    It brings rest to the weary,
    cheer to the discouraged, sunshine to the sad,
    and it is nature's best antidote for trouble.

    Yet it cannot be bought, begged, borrowed,
    or stolen, for it is something that is of no
    value to anyone until it is given away.

    Some people are too tired to give you a smile.
    Give them one of yours, as none needs a smile
    so much as he who has no more to give.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roses View Post
    From what I understand this won't be taxable because of the tax cuts. I also have been informed that if you have a child born in 2008 you will receive another $300.00. I would think that would apply for adopted children in 2008 as well. I'll be attending a class soon so I'm sure at that time I'll learn more about it.

    It isn't a tax cut, it's a rebate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    It isn't a tax cut, it's a rebate.
    It's called a rebate check but it is an advance on the tax cuts for 2008. It's basically an advance on next year's refund based on your 2007 return.

    From what I've read our taxes will be cut in 2008 from 10% to zero on the first $6,000 of taxable income we earn. Hence the $600.00 dollar check for individuals.

    Here's another article that helps to explain it. Keep in mind your child has to be eligible for the child tax credit. Kids under 17 years of age on 12/31/07. For those who have dependents in college you won't be able to receive an additional $300.00 and since you might be claiming your college child as a dependent, your college child will not be able to receive it either even if they have over $3,000.00 of earned income because you claimed them as a dependent.

    Make sure you get your 2008 tax rebate check fast
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    It takes but a moment, but the memory
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    None is so rich or mighty that he
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    and none is so poor but that
    he can be made rich by it.

    A smile creates happiness in the home,
    fosters goodwill in business,
    and is the countersign of friendship.

    It brings rest to the weary,
    cheer to the discouraged, sunshine to the sad,
    and it is nature's best antidote for trouble.

    Yet it cannot be bought, begged, borrowed,
    or stolen, for it is something that is of no
    value to anyone until it is given away.

    Some people are too tired to give you a smile.
    Give them one of yours, as none needs a smile
    so much as he who has no more to give.

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    An adopted child is not eligible if they have an ATIN number. Anyone with an ITIN number will not be eligible either.
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    A Smile

    A smile cost nothing, but gives so much.

    It enriches those who receive it,
    without making poorer those who give.
    It takes but a moment, but the memory
    of it sometimes lasts forever.

    None is so rich or mighty that he
    can get along without it,
    and none is so poor but that
    he can be made rich by it.

    A smile creates happiness in the home,
    fosters goodwill in business,
    and is the countersign of friendship.

    It brings rest to the weary,
    cheer to the discouraged, sunshine to the sad,
    and it is nature's best antidote for trouble.

    Yet it cannot be bought, begged, borrowed,
    or stolen, for it is something that is of no
    value to anyone until it is given away.

    Some people are too tired to give you a smile.
    Give them one of yours, as none needs a smile
    so much as he who has no more to give.

    - author unknown

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    I already have my tax return in the bank.

    I'm not certain your explanation jibes with reality, but I am not a tax expert so I'll defer.
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