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Here are the top ten articles for the Taxes Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Why We Pay Income Taxes
When was the first income tax levied and why? The telling of this tale of taxes is unfortunately not a child's storybook tale but there have been many big bad wolves around for years huffing and puffing and blowing hot disagreeable taxing air.

2. The Taxing Subject of Taxes
The Taxing Subject of Taxes will undoubtedly always be a taxing subject but perhaps it will be less annoying if we all try to work together toward an outcome that benefits all classes of people who together are one taxing body of people who support America our country, our home!

3. AARA 2009 - Tax Deduction for Vehicle Purchases
The 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act puts money into the struggling economy with individual and business tax relief. The goal is to stimulate growth and sales, including vehicle sales. If American made cars disappear, what’s next to disappear - baseball, hot dogs, and apple pie?

4. Requesting an Extension of Time To Pay Your Taxes
So you owe the IRS money on your current year’s tax return or you filed your return for last year without paying the balance due and now you received a balance due notice from the IRS. Not sure what to do? Read on for some possible options.

5. Tax Savings, Contributions, Homeless Pets
If you are looking for a reason to donate to Animal Shelters and Animal Rescue Organizations there’s the obvious opportunity to take a tax deduction if you itemize; and then there’s the opportunity to extend true charity and kindness by helping to care for rescued homeless animals.

6. Stimulus Bill of 2009 Tax Facts
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that new stimulus legislation has been passed and signed by the President. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 includes some new tax provisions. The biggest question being asked by most people is what does that mean for me?

7. HGTV Dream House Tax Nightmare
Is it fact or fiction that if you win the HGTV Dream House that it becomes a tax nightmare? Perhaps it’s all an issue of perception and if you want to actually keep it or not. What would you do if you were the 2008 winner?

8. The Economy, Taxes, Outrage and ARRA of 2009
By this time everyone with access to any media source knows about the current economic conditions. Daily statistics are spouted by media sources that put their own spin on them. What is the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009? Who do you believe? What are the facts and what is fiction?

9. Book Review - Suze Orman's 2009 Action Plan
Finances, taxes and money are on just about everyone’s minds these days. Who can you turn to for help? My choice is Suze Orman. Her new book Suze Orman’s 2009 Action Plan is one of her best and certainly timely.

10. Blarney About Taxes
St. Patrick’s Day brings Blarney to mind, especially Political and Tax Blarney. As a licensed experienced Tax Preparer much of the rhetoric spouted in the media everyday by the naysayers sounds like Tax Blarney to me! Join me in supporting a new rule - No Blarney, No Bull, Truth is the New Cool...



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