Robin and I had to do our tax thing today. John Fullerton, C.P.A. has been our consultant for awhile now. He is efficient and quick. (If you go to him tell him I referred you! Please!) I claim single and no dependants and have $100 extra taken out each paycheck, and Robin claims single and no dependants and $40 a month extra paid. And we also pay $400 extra to the state just for good measure. We are kind of unusual that we rent in Samoa, but own a house in Henderson Center that we rent out. We also run a small business called Samoa Athletics that organizes/directs adult sporting events. Lots of paperwork and stuff. We are at the point that we can not claim our children, as they have now joined the workforce.
We made over $100,000 and were taxed to death. I know that there are people out there who will say, cry me a river you elite asshole, but we are just the working middle class. We contribute to organizations and to our family needs. So it is not like we are wallowing in money. I just thought I would throw the reality of finances out there.