Bringing Tax to the People (in Layman's Terms)
Here at Briefly Taxing, it’s fair to say that we live and breathe tax law. There are other folks out there (so we’ve been told) that have other, less esoteric and acronym-driven interests. It is for the rest of you (which is to say, the majority of the civilized world) that Briefly Taxing has created a series of articles called “Taxing, Briefly.” These posts adopt a much broader, less technical approach to current tax issues.
You can think of each article as a 10,000-foot view of a 737 gliding 10,000 feet above a discrete tax question. The articles are painted with an exceptionally broad brush, and they often gloss over (and sometimes, even, wholly ignore) the nuances of the tax rules. They are intended to help you spot and understand better the real tax issues you face in your day to day life.
These articles are only as good as the questions we’re asked by you non-taxish people, who (apparently) far outnumber your tax nerd kith and kin. So, if you have a question, head on over to the Contact page, and drop us a line.
It goes without saying (but I’m a lawyer, and I can’t help saying it), but these articles are no substitutes for legal advice. If you have a question about what you read, reach out to us, or bug your number-crunching Cousin Leroy, the family’s token CPA.
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