Tax Resolution by Tommy Brown, EA, CTRS

Does Your Money Need a Passport? 0

Does Your Money Need a Passport?

Economic inequality is a hot topic in today’s world. Researchers here and abroad consistently show the top 1% of earners gobbling a disproportionate share of gains throughout the world. This trend has more and...

Trigger Warning: Snakes 0

Trigger Warning: Snakes

What scares Americans most? It’s not the IRS, or public speaking, or even sharks. No, the answer, as you probably guessed, is snakes. Gallup once polled 1,016 American adults, and found that fully 51%...

No Soup for You! 0

No Soup for You!

November 2nd, 1995, was a delicious day in television history. That’s when Jerry Seinfeld and the rest of his gang introduced us to the “Soup Nazi”, a stern-looking chef who demands his customers follow...

Hitting a Tax Gapper. 0

Hitting a Tax Gapper.

Summer is almost here, and sports fans across America have a lot to look forward to. Basketball’s 13-month-long season is (finally) starting to heat up. Hockey playoffs are coming to a close. Baseball is...

“And the Award Goes To…” 0

“And the Award Goes To…”

Right now, all across America, thousands of talented youngsters are dreaming of careers in performing arts. Whether they aspire to be the next Meryl Streep, or Taylor Swift, or Lin-Manuel Miranda, they understand the...

Taxing the Roses 0

Taxing the Roses

Every year on the first Saturday in May, an enormous crowd of socialites, “turf investors,” and people just looking for a party descends on Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby. It’s an unforgettable pageant...

The Taxing History Behind Cinco de Mayo. 0

The Taxing History Behind Cinco de Mayo.

Americans are great at taking perfectly serviceable holidays and turning them into excuses for parties. On St. Patrick’s Day, millions of Irish-for-a-day drinkers belly up to their favorite fake Irish bar to down pints...

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Monopoly Money

In 1935, Americans were mired in the depths of the Great Depression. Gross domestic product had shrunk from $103.6 billion in 1929 to $73.3 billion. Unemployment stood at a horrendous 20.1%. Even the suicide...

What Would You Do for a Klondike Bar? 0

What Would You Do for a Klondike Bar?

In 1982, Unilever came up with a catchy jingle to sell Klondike bars, a sort of Eskimo pie without a stick: “What would you do for a Klondike Bar?” The challenges weren’t especially grueling....