Matinee Idle (Vol. 1, No. 70)

Won’t someone help that poor woman? Yes! A heroic midday diversion for you. . . Continue reading “Matinee Idle (Vol. 1, No. 70)”

“CAUTION! If filing for a child who must use Form 8615 to figure the tax and the amount on Form 1040A, line 22, is more than the total of $7,400 plus the amount on Form 1040A, line 7, don’t file this form”?

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Friendly Bob of Fridley: “Subject: Those confounded (and confounding) taxes.

Continue reading ““CAUTION! If filing for a child who must use Form 8615 to figure the tax and the amount on Form 1040A, line 22, is more than the total of $7,400 plus the amount on Form 1040A, line 7, don’t file this form”?”

Why did so many Swedes leave Sweden — and settle in a place even colder?

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Mounds View Swede writes: “I can shed light on Jimmy Still in Limbo’s question [“Why did so many Swedes leave for America, particularly to a more cold and frozen place?”] about why so many Swedes left Sweden. Continue reading “Why did so many Swedes leave Sweden — and settle in a place even colder?”