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by gilgamesh
Sat Dec 15, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in free fall
Replies: 8618
Views: 1681158

Re: U.S. stocks in free fall

WentzWagon wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 2:18 pm
Thank god I diversified with international.lol
I hear you... :beer

For us, this apparent “freefall” is actually dampening our downswing.
by gilgamesh
Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in free fall
Replies: 8618
Views: 1681158

Re: U.S. stocks in free fall

OMG, all of my buys of VTI in 2018 are down, from 11.56% to 0.21%. I hope the 10% rally holds off until the 2019 IRA donations post. OMG even after the 10% rally my VTI buy of September 24 will be down 1.56%. I'm out of dip money, truly these are the times that try men's souls*. *Excludes dividends...
by gilgamesh
Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in free fall
Replies: 8618
Views: 1681158

Re: U.S. stocks in free fall

I am seeing patients of mine experiencing an uptick in layoffs. For several years now and I one was laid off. I've seen a small handful recently. Mostly in home related industries (construction, timber, cabinet making, landscaping) and trade (ports, timber). Also I listen regularly to Dave Ramsey a...
by gilgamesh
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 412
Views: 47018

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

I'm going to see if bumping this thread will move stocks up. They appear to have difficulty in determining which direction to go today. It worked - we are in the green today! You spoke too soon! I was watching S&P 500 during the last 5 minutes of the trading day and it was flipping between red and ...
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: guideline.com for small business 401K?
Replies: 33
Views: 5366

Re: guideline.com for small business 401K?

I'm reviewing Guideline for a small company 401k. I would appreciate any updates on experience with Guideline. 1. Did Guideline resolve being able to process QDRO? 2. Does Guideline have an IOS app? In this thread, dustincole provided a dropbox hyperlink to his PDF analysis that showed Guideline ha...
by gilgamesh
Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in free fall
Replies: 8618
Views: 1681158

Re: U.S. stocks in freefall

The big question for me isn't whether or not to stay invested in stocks (I am), but how wedded I am to staying 60/40 US/International. I'm sticking it out because regardless of whether it's too much or too little, I'm pretty sure that panicking is the worst idea of all. If the word “panic” even rem...
by gilgamesh
Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in free fall
Replies: 8618
Views: 1681158

Re: U.S. stocks in freefall

The market is roller-coastering again. Insiders must have gotten wind of something. OMG :shock: A limit order I thought never had a chance to excocted just did. This is truly serious. I might end the year with flat returns. Ho hum. They can't all be 2017. I’m hoping for a flat return :D
by gilgamesh
Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

It does not prohibit bunching your property tax. I have no doubt that in December 2019 I will go to the county tax department and they will take my check for the next years taxes. I don't share your confidence that my county will accept December payments, though I did when this thread started. I ag...
by gilgamesh
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

My response was meant to be a bit tongue in cheek! The OP seems determined to make the payment despite the predominate opinion that he cannot (or should not). Really??? What in the world made you think that I was determined to make the payment? You are 100% wrong...None of my posts implied it. This...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

So send a check in for the property taxes (not sure how you know how much) and deduct it on your 2018 income tax return. See what happens. I don’t need to know how much it is exactly...I and everyone know it’s will 100% be more than $10k...I only want to pay $10k (which the whole world know will be...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

This was the reply from my treasurer...the only reason I cannot deduct this year’s property taxes is because it will cost him too much...not that it’s gamimg the system...this is part of the email I received.... ————————————————- the following is part of the email I received——————————————— The escro...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas

I want to pay my 2018 taxes in 2018 like I was able to pay my 2017 taxes in 2017... "2018 taxes" is just a label, it could just as well be "December taxes", "Q4 taxes", "Red taxes", etc. The important thing is that, according to your county, it is billed in 2019 and must be paid in 2019. Government...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas

The county did a favor for the taxpayers last year by accepting payments early. There's nothing requiring them to do the same thing this year. And as a taxpayer, you can't use a previous year's tax laws just because they're more favorable to you. None of the workarounds mentioned would likely survi...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

The county did a favor for the taxpayers last year by accepting payments early. There's nothing requiring them to do the same thing this year. And as a taxpayer, you can't use a previous year's tax laws just because they're more favorable to you. None of the workarounds mentioned would likely survi...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

I don’t think I can extrapolate yours to mine... Perhaps, but consider we both get audited by IRS...I will show my carbon copy (and-if requested-bank statement). You could also show the same as it is the same agency auditing us. Why would the Feds require you to show more than me based on county la...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

My county says your copy of the check is your receipt. On the hypothetical of dropping the check in the mail, they cash it too late, IRS audit. Perhaps the check copy with a 2018 date on it will prove payment to the auditors? Will the auditor require bank statements showing that the check was cashe...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

When I get my taxes paid for 2018, it is not paying 2018 fiscal year taxes, it is cash method of payments for Q3 and Q4 of 2017 taxes and Q1 and Q2 of 2018 taxes, you keep mixing up fiscal years and calendar years, because you wanted to get the extra SALT deduction before the new 10K cap when into ...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

My county accepted ‘pre-payment’ of 2017 taxes in 2017 (We typically pay previous year’s property taxes in January of the following year). This helped, as I was able to get that tax deduction in my 2017 tax return. YOU SAID IT RIGHT HERE< this was gaming the system and getting a larger deduction be...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

the end of the story is you cannot have two tax years payments in one year to try and get a higher deduction due to this...... then "skip" a year and take the standard deduction then the following year pay taxes for current year and next year, then skip.... this is not allowed. There is no gaming t...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

jlawrence01 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:40 pm
And people wondered why I moved out of Ohio in 2000 ...
Lol! Extrapolating how property taxes is handled by each county of a state to living in a state is a tad “X”...I’ll let you fill in the “X”
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

the end of the story is you cannot have two tax years payments in one year to try and get a higher deduction due to this...... then "skip" a year and take the standard deduction then the following year pay taxes for current year and next year, then skip.... this is not allowed. There is no gaming t...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

If the state hasn’t provided the info to the county, how is Hamilton county Ohio able to get payments prior to assessment (as posted above)? http://www.hamiltoncountyohio.gov/government/departments/treasurer/t_o_p_program I don't know the answer to that. Speculating, they are using last year's amou...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

the end of the story is you cannot have two tax years payments in one year to try and get a higher deduction due to this...... then "skip" a year and take the standard deduction then the following year pay taxes for current year and next year, then skip.... this is not allowed. There is no gaming t...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in free fall
Replies: 8618
Views: 1681158

Re: U.S. stocks in freefall

Dottie57 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:10 pm
Just hope this s not the beginning of a really bad 20 years.
You are not asking for too much...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

[ If you have further contact with the treasurer's office between now and then I'm really curious as to exactly what the attorney general's "decision" in 2017 was. Google is not helping me here. You could ask. :D Chip I pm’d the email response I got from our treasurer. Hope it satisfies your curios...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

Right. This is handled at closing in a normal real estate transaction, which in this example was Dec 2018. But when the tax bill comes in Jan 2019, it is the owner's responsibility to pay the taxes. Sorry I misunderstood what you wrote. We are in agreement. The current owner will have to write the ...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

THE TREASURERS OFFICE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING ANY “PRE-PAYMENT” 2018 REAL ESTATE TAXES PAYABLE IN 2019 DUE TO THE OHIO ATTORNEY GENERALS DECISION IN DECEMBER, 2017. PROPOSED REAL ESTATE BILL MAILING DATE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2019 REAL ESTATE DUE DATE: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2019 The county's languag...
by gilgamesh
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

The lady who answered the phone call was very sure it won’t be available until January 2019...I’ve emailed the treasurer. That may turn out to be true. Maybe she knows the numbers will be late this year. Or perhaps Warren County doesn't want to deal with people trying to pay early. I'm certain they...
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

J G Bankerton wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:18 pm
gilgamesh wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:17 pm
is good to know...thank you!...it’s nice to get feedback from so many different folks of such a vast knowledge base...
I only know what I read on the internets.
Thank you for that clarification...
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

(NOTE: mail dropped into the local Post Offices is no longer “Postmarked” by the local Post Offices – it could be several days before your envelope is “Postmarked” by the Regional Post Office). A “local” postmark shows the full name of the Post Office, a two-letter state abbreviation, ZIP Code™, an...
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

People were playing fast and lose last year. You have to incur a liability with an opportunity to pay. This jurisdiction is clearly indicating that liability does not attach until they bill you and they will not be accepting payments before then. It couldn't be more clear. There is a big difference...
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

People were playing fast and lose last year. You have to incur a liability with an opportunity to pay. This jurisdiction is clearly indicating that liability does not attach until they bill you and they will not be accepting payments before then. It couldn't be more clear. There is a big difference...
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

My mortgage interest and investment interests alone were a bit over $20k each year for 2016 and 2017. If I were to take the $10k SALT deduction for 2018 my itemized deduction will be around $30k plus gift/charity. So, yeah I’ll definitely be losing out by having to take the $24k standard deduction....
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

My mortgage interest and investment interests alone were a bit over $20k each year for 2016 and 2017. If I were to take the $10k SALT deduction for 2018 my itemized deduction will be around $30k plus gift/charity. So, yeah I’ll definitely be losing out by having to take the $24k standard deduction. ...
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

Do you have any idea what the “Ohio Attorney Generals (sic) Decision” was? I live in Hamilton County, Ohio and I have been using what is called the Tresurer’s Optional Payment program to pre-pay my taxes due in January 2019. This is a program specific to Hamilton County but they are collecting taxe...
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

Do you have any idea what the “Ohio Attorney Generals (sic) Decision” was? I live in Hamilton County, Ohio and I have been using what is called the Tresurer’s Optional Payment program to pre-pay my taxes due in January 2019. This is a program specific to Hamilton County but they are collecting taxe...
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

My county accepted ‘pre-payment’ of 2017 taxes in 2017 (We typically pay previous year’s property taxes in January of the following year). This helped, as I was able to get that tax deduction in my 2017 tax return. This year, they are not accepting ‘pre-payment’ for 2018. Therefore I cannot show an...
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

If you were able to take deduction this year instead of next year somehow (post it and take deduction etc), you still need to do the same type of process every year. If you can wait and follow the recommendations of your government, you only will skip this year and will have clean deductions every ...
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

Under IRS guidance, if you are not billed for the property taxes in 2018, you can not take a deduction for 2018. If you are not being billed until January 25, 2019, it doesn't matter when you send the check. It will not be deductible for 2018. You can only deduct a payment for a liability that exis...
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

Under IRS guidance, if you are not billed for the property taxes in 2018, you can not take a deduction for 2018. If you are not being billed until January 25, 2019, it doesn't matter when you send the check. It will not be deductible for 2018. You can only deduct a payment for a liability that exis...
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

THE TREASURERS OFFICE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING ANY “PRE-PAYMENT” 2018 REAL ESTATE TAXES PAYABLE IN 2019 DUE TO THE OHIO ATTORNEY GENERALS DECISION IN DECEMBER, 2017. PROPOSED REAL ESTATE BILL MAILING DATE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2019 REAL ESTATE DUE DATE: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2019 ( NOTE: mail dropped ...
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

I was hoping to make a $10k payment this year for 2018, but they are not accepting it until they assess it in January 2019. I know my county is doing this weird, that’s why I think it will be ok if I just mail it.…after all I’m mailing my 2018 property taxes in December 2018 like most county’s do, ...
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

If you drop a check in the mail, can't you deduct it based on when the letter was post marked? That’s what I am hoping....I might do that as what’s the worst that can happen. Either they won’t cash it, or send it back....right? That didn't work last year. Taxes had to be assessed and paid. https://...
by gilgamesh
Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

This is what the treasurer’s site says (just saw that)...http://www.co.warren.oh.us/treasurer/ THE TREASURERS OFFICE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING ANY “PRE-PAYMENT” 2018 REAL ESTATE TAXES PAYABLE IN 2019 DUE TO THE OHIO ATTORNEY GENERALS DECISION IN DECEMBER, 2017. PROPOSED REAL ESTATE BILL MAILING DATE: FR...
by gilgamesh
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

If you drop a check in the mail, can't you deduct it based on when the letter was post marked? That’s what I am hoping....I might do that as what’s the worst that can happen. Either they won’t cash it, or send it back....right? Well, it's not just if they'll accept it, but whether the IRS later dec...
by gilgamesh
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

I have found it advantageous to pack deductions into alternate odd years - first big pack year was 2017, and I'm pushing everything I can into 2019 so as to take standard deduction in 2018. You might calculate it and see; there is no net benefit to just advancing it one year every year... That tact...
by gilgamesh
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

Go to my county website http://www.co.warren.oh.us/property_search/

Click on search by ‘Owner name search’ on the bottom of the page ...and then type in a common name like “Smith”

Choose any property and click on “tax info”...you will see 2017 taxes posted, 2018 taxes will be zero.
by gilgamesh
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

unclescrooge wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:20 pm
If you drop a check in the mail, can't you deduct it based on when the letter was post marked?
That’s what I am hoping....I might do that as what’s the worst that can happen. Either they won’t cash it, or send it back....right?
by gilgamesh
Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

I think he means after the [Tax Cuts and Jobs Act --admin LadyGeek] became effective and eliminated the SALT deduction, he quickly paid 2018 property taxes in 2017 therefore able to take double the property tax deduction of 2017 AND 2018 property taxes on his 2017 return, however now it is 2018 and...
by gilgamesh
Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.
Replies: 138
Views: 6782

Re: County not accepting 2018 property taxes in 2018 - need help with ideas.

Don't you mean 2019 taxes? Gill No this has been confusing when I discussed it soon after [Tax Cuts and Jobs Act --admin LadyGeek] . My county (and some others here), charge property taxes a year later. So typically we pay 2018 taxes in 2019. So, no it’s not 2019 taxes. Our 2018 taxes has not been ...