I was homeless for part of the year last year. I'm filing late (with deferral, sorry I didn't bring this up on Askmefi when it would be more pertinent) because I just now got all the proper info together. Is there anything I should know about filing US taxes for a year in which I was occasionally homeless and/or unemployed?
What happens if the U.S. defaults? [more inside]
I'm thinking of moving (back) to Chattanooga. What is the job market like there? [more inside]
Why do we not have a government owned national bank that competes with private banks? [more inside]
With the assumption that the government is ineffective at influencing the economy through monetary/fiscal policy and also economic bailouts and packages, what evidence exists? [more inside]
Current_financial _crisisFilter: Where can I read the single best arguments for government intervention to rescue the financial markets and economy, and the single best argument for zero/minimal government intervention in this current financial crisis? (Looking for links to articles, blog posts, etc -- not opinions -- from MeFites...)
EconomyFilter: So I get that Congress is debating a 700 billion bail-out measure and things are contentious between the republicans and democrats. But what I can't seem to find out is... [more inside]
What are the specific tax loopholes that Obama intends to close, and how much money does each of those 'loopholes' account for?
What are the specific tax loopholes that Obama intends to close, and how much money does each of those 'loopholes' account for? This article by FactCheck.org indicates that the Obama campaign estimates the revenue from tax reform at $80 billion - so where did that figure come from?