Am I weirdo?
Back in December, I tried some things out to see if I should do certain things in 2009 or save them for 2010, with the help of my BFF Quicken to do some estimating.
And then I read some articles about changes for 2009 and things not to forget when doing your taxes.
And then I played around with some different scenarios to see the results. You know, for next year. (Did I subvert my destiny by not becoming an accountant? Gosh, I hope not - sorry if any of you are accountants.)
And then I read some of the "Ask the Community" questions to see if people have questions as dumb as mine. And then I laughed because some were really dumb. (Hey IRS, audit this guy! He wants to save one of his W-2s for next year so he doesn't make as much this year.)
And then I waited some more, wondering if I forgot or messed up anything. So I went over every section again, even the sections that don't even apply to me, just so I could have TT reassuringly tell me they don't apply. (Okay, I probably am a weirdo.)
If I was a fun girl, I'd dream about the pretty things I'd spend the refund on.
But instead, I am