January and February are tough months to say you love this place. Yeah, the skiing is generally great but the weather is notoriously unpredictable with some days significantly below zero and others unseasonably "messy warm" in the 40s.
Governor Steve Bullock and his wife Lisa made $176,000 last year and paid $32,000 in state and federal income taxes. The Democratic governor recently released his 2012 tax returns to the public like other governors before him.
Bad News...the IRS plans on checking Facebook and Twitter this year to see if you're cheating on your taxes. Fortunately, they can't Facebook stalk us all. It'll just be people who've been flagged for an audit or potential audit:
It takes at least a few days, sometimes longer, to receive your refund after you've filed your taxes with the IRS. Some people, though, just can't seem to wait. This almost certainly is a bad decision.
Last week, the Internal Revenue Service announced that it had targeted about 400 identity thieves across the country. The thieves were using stolen Social Security numbers to file false tax returns and then claim the refunds.
I'm NOT a certified tax person, financial adviser or anything of the sort. Heck, I'm not even a certified babysitter anymore. But anyone who knows me CAN tell you that I'm an absolute geek about money. It never ceases to amaze me the steps that my friends DON'T take, to not…