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I am working desk duty today, the last day we are "officially" open in 2012. Of course, everyone thinks I'm crazy, since "no one buys anything between Thanksgiving and New Years Day". I wrote my first contract at 11:00 AM on New Years Day. I have since contracted or closed a significant amount of...
Like most people, I hate it when the government tries to fix something they screwed up to start with, and I feel like I'm defenseless in dealing with them. The mortgage interest deduction is a perfect example. They totally ignore the fact that real estate is local, like we're taught in the first ...
Among the things that are probably going to be bad if we go off the "fiscal cliff" is the foregiveness of "phantom income" derived through short sales. It's really not income at all, but because of their dogmatic approach to collection rules, the IRS thinks that if the market shifts backward, the...
In the beginning, we set the purposes of Jasper ArtFest to be the promotion of economic activity in Pickens County by using the arts, and in the process helping to develop Jasper and Pickens County as a center of art influence in North Georgia. We know through the sales tax figures that we are ha...