Originally Posted by Sandals
Screw that, I write a (well direct debit) large check to them on April 15th. They don't get it before I have to give it to them lol.
we usually owe too. last year (or was it the year prior?
- getting old sucks for the memory) was weird though - cashed out some investments to replace all of the windows in the house, and then the furnace died. all of which qualified for some nice federal tax credits. got a modest return from the Fed as a result.
however, cashing out those investments pushed our total adjusted gross income over some fantasy threshold where we no longer qualified for the matching state grants, and had a nasty surprise on how much we owed for that