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Old 03-14-2013, 06:53 PM   #121
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That'll do it. One not so great will probably do it even better.
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Old 03-14-2013, 09:05 PM   #122
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Get a great dane dame.
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He could do both. Here's a list to get started on:

IMDb: Best Danish female actress - a list by regitxe

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Old 03-14-2013, 11:15 PM   #123
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I like #2. A girl called Paprika could really spice things up for our obgyn!
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:35 AM   #124
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Even TurboTax suggests quarterly payments for the coming year and provides completed forms with the suggested amounts.

I also have European income that I pay US taxes on and I make additional tax payments through the year to cover that income and avoid an end of year large underpayment and penalty charge.
Can someone tell me at what amount of underpayment of taxes the IRS slaps a penalty? I've always tried to plan for a small refund, but I'm curious and it wasn't in the intructions of 1040 form.

Obgyn can also just choose to pay extra when changing choices on his W-4. We also have some passive income, so our W-4's are not "Married" anymore, but single, with no dependants and sometimes add extra payments to the Fed (or state).
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Can someone tell me at what amount of underpayment of taxes the IRS slaps a penalty? I've always tried to plan for a small refund, but I'm curious and it wasn't in the intructions of 1040 form.
Generally if you owe more $1k or underpay by 90%, see form 2210

Tax Topics - Topic 306 Penalty for Underpayment of Estimated Tax

I always underpay.
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Well I met my goal for April, thanks to a big tax bill. I guess I should be grateful :-)

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So far, I failed in January. It looks like I have spent only $2,000 so far. .
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My goal is to spend $50,000 this year for personal expenses. I can afford this, as my spreadsheet says I can spend two or even three times as much, even if I FIREd today. Will keep people informed of my progress under this thread.

So far, I failed in January. It looks like I have spent only $2,000 so far. As mentioned in other threads, I have no problem giving some cash for projects helping others here and abroad, such as supporting free clinics, sending kids clothes to third world countries, or sending meds. But I just can't seem to be able to spend on myself. I don't really want anything more than what I have now - that's the simple truth.
Now adding a girlfriend and child? So, what's your revised spending goal now?
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Well I met my goal for April, thanks to a big tax bill. I guess I should be grateful :-)
Yes, taxes will do that but it is hard to be grateful. I had somewhat the same experience. Between my estimated taxes, my (uninsured) dental implant surgery, and the new 55" plasma TV + entertainment center + game console for my home gym, my spending in March and the first half of April went way up too.

I am not exactly thrilled at the hit to my bank account either, even though I can afford it (barely). After years of struggling and frugality, now that my situation is better I find that I get a lot of pleasure out of knowing that I can spend more than I am actually spending. So, I am cutting back for a little while until that is the case again, so that I am no longer so close to my upper maximum for spending.
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My girlfriend and her ex are responsible for their child's costs.
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Now adding a girlfriend and child? So, what's your revised spending goal now?
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I'm finishing up remodeling of bathrooms and kitchen.

Then paid taxes and even some back taxes.

Then have a trip to London in two days and a trip to Italy at the end of May.
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I'm finishing up remodeling of bathrooms and kitchen.

Then paid taxes and even some back taxes.

Then have a trip to London in two days and a trip to Italy at the end of May.
OUCH!!
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