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The tax code is way too complicated for the average American.

"muuhahahahaha", my evil plan is working......

You know Yogi, most of us are NOT your average american. The fact that we have tax questions shows that we are at least have some sense of liability and therefore can strategically invest and earn so as to minimize our tax liability.

I kinda consider my various tax liabilities in a number of different manners:

1. The price I need to pay to enjoy the highest and generally best living environment on the planet (ok, I expect some arguement here - but, you know what I mean).

2. My "price" to "pay" to support my community. Hey, I don't really like paying taxes but I also don't like having no sewers, fire depts, etc.....

3. A "number" that fluctuates each year depending upon a wide variety of variables...mostly, how did I structure expendetures so that I benifit more than my "uncle". The last few years my actual tax rate was @ 4%, yet I earn over $110k and have investment income.

4. etc. etc.

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