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Old March 18th, 2008, 09:39 AM   #1
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Default Gov't sends me information on when to expect more information?

This $600.00 steal from the rich give to the poor bullshit is getting worse. Did anybody else receive a letter saying that they will send you another letter closer to when we receive our rebate checks?

Between postage, ink, and paper, that had to cost some mega bucks to send out.
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Old March 18th, 2008, 09:42 AM   #2
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its funny because i thought the same thing..

at first i thought i was being audited, then i opened it and was like "WTF"?

"hey i just called to let you know i will call you later, kaitnxby."
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Old March 18th, 2008, 09:42 AM   #3
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I had the exact same thoughts. Instead of sending that letter, they could have used the time & resources to send a fatter check earlier...... Not that I think this is going to stimulate much. The government will probably just find a way to tax this as income next year and break that check in half.
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Old March 18th, 2008, 09:42 AM   #4
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Yup, thought the same thing, how much would've been save by not sending this crap

they don't want you to forget it's coming, or those who would run out and spend that extra money today to "stimulate" now:tonka:
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Old March 18th, 2008, 09:50 AM   #5
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This $600.00 steal from the rich give to the poor bullshit is getting worse. Did anybody else receive a letter saying that they will send you another letter closer to when we receive our rebate checks?

Between postage, ink, and paper, that had to cost some mega bucks to send out.
Yes...it sucks because its a big waste of money and I don't believe it is going to help much
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Old March 18th, 2008, 09:50 AM   #6
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im mailing mine back
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Old March 18th, 2008, 09:54 AM   #7
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Old March 18th, 2008, 09:56 AM   #8
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Typical goverment answer:

Q. Why is IRS sending out two notices on the stimulus payments?

A. The first notice will be general in nature, informing the recipient the IRS is preparing to disburse payments beginning in May. The second notice will be more specific, informing the recipient how much to expect in the payment and when it should arrive.
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Old March 18th, 2008, 10:32 AM   #9
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Can't vouch for the website od the dollar amount quoted, but this is a good little read. Will look further to see if the letters we all got really cost $41.8 Million.


http://www.inbetweenpolitics.com/?p=65
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Old March 18th, 2008, 10:38 AM   #10
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Yep, $42,000,000.00 seems like the magic number. Thinking someone has been stimulated by this plan already.



http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080307/.../dear_taxpayer

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23525100/

http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/03/08/tax.letter.ap/
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Old March 18th, 2008, 12:41 PM   #11
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I hope some little crack whore enjoys the stimulus money I don't qualify to get.
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Old March 18th, 2008, 01:15 PM   #12
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Yea I got the same thing...pretty stupid.
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Old March 18th, 2008, 01:29 PM   #13
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recieved it yesterday
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im mailing mine back
I'm spending mine on foreign goods.
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Old March 18th, 2008, 01:50 PM   #15
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You'll spend yours on beer.
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Old March 18th, 2008, 01:52 PM   #16
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I sure will!
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Old March 18th, 2008, 02:29 PM   #17
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It gets worse.

I had to call the IRS about something and they have 3-4 minute long message on their phone system that basically says "quit calling us asking when you'll get your stimulus money and how much you'll get" before you even get to the menu to select which option you want to be on hold for...
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I hope some little crack whore enjoys the stimulus money I don't qualify to get.
Don't be so bitter. Don't you realize that that little crack whore is going to save our economy.
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Old March 18th, 2008, 03:48 PM   #20
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The government will just get mine back to help pay off my taxes from this year.

Working as a contractor and paying a single business tax is bs.
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