...something about the way he sings "be thankful I don't take it all" just captures the feeling of it all. In the final analysis, things appear to have come out as close to "even" as I reckon I could hope for. We owe Uncle Sam about $50 more than the Socialist Republic of Maryland owes us. It's amazing what actually remembering to deduct state income taxes paid will do to your overall federal income tax picture... especially when you factor in the "self employment tax" that ravynmaniac
has to pay as a sole-proprietorship.
Amazing factoid for 2006: it was the first year I did not bill ANY hours outside of my full time job since 2000. Which believe it or not is a good thing, since it means I was diverting my energies to one less thing this past year.
Now that taxes are dealt with for the nonce, I must get some diagrams together for squire_liz. TTFN.