the Ides of April

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Real Estate Agent with Jameson Sotheby's International Realty

Here we are again.  It's the fifteenth of April, also known as "Tax Day".

If you're like me, you have money to pay.  If you're also like me, you don't like to send the money in for the government any sooner than abso-freakin-lootely necessary.

So, while my envelopes have been prepared for weeks, they are sitting on my hall table ready to be mailed in today.

I could really make a lot of money if it weren't for taxes.

- heavy sigh -

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 ALAN MAY, Realtor®   
Specializing in Evanston Real Estate and North Shore Real Estate

Jameson Sotheby's International Realty, 2934 Central Street, Evanston, IL 60201
Office: 847.869.7300      Cell: 847.924.3313      Email: Almay@aol.com

Evanston Real Estate & North Shore Real Estate
Licensed in Illinois

   

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Krista Jenkins, REALTOR®
klm Real Estate - Lubbock, TX
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Alan May , I have filed timely two years in a row which I am SUPER stoked about, but I too prefer to wait until the last minute to pay. 

Apr 15, 2019 06:17 AM #1
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Barbara Todaro
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Good morning, Alan May I paid mine last month after my cpa e-filed it.... taxes would be on my mind, if I hadn't paid it when I did.... clean the slate!!

Apr 15, 2019 06:19 AM #2
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
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Good morning Alan May ,

To each their own and do what works for you. I paid last week so I didn't have it on my plate..considering what I have on my schedule today.... I'm sooo glad I have my taxes behind me! My C-pa e-filed electronically last week too..all done! On to 2019!

Apr 15, 2019 06:39 AM #3
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Sheila Anderson
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Good morning Alan. I remember those days well. Now it is different. 

Apr 15, 2019 06:44 AM #4
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Liz and Bill Spear
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I carried on my tradition, another extension filed and eventually I'll get to getting the taxes ready enough to give the CPAs and then find out my "penalty" for making money in real estate.

Apr 15, 2019 09:42 AM #5
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Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
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All I can say is this is definitely not my favorite day of the year....by a long shot. 

Apr 15, 2019 03:57 PM #6
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Myrl Jeffcoat
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I did my taxes really early this year!  I worried how the new tax laws would affect me, but the outcome seemed little different than last year!

Apr 15, 2019 04:12 PM #7
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Alan- I'm with you. I can remember the first time I did my return and had to write a check. My hand was shaking. 

Apr 15, 2019 05:35 PM #8
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