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by Epsilon Delta
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Should I consider Roth conversions while working?
Replies: 12
Views: 769

Re: Should I consider Roth conversions while working?

You might want to do a non-taxable Roth conversion as part of a backdoor Roth contribution. You might want to do a small taxable Roth conversion to enable future backdoor Roth contributions. You might want to make a small Roth conversion to start the five year clock so Roth distributions become qual...
by Epsilon Delta
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: College freshman shopping—what don’t we need?
Replies: 45
Views: 2790

Re: College freshman shopping—what don’t we need?

Unless he is going to Deep Springs College there will be a Walmart within walking distance and an Amazon withing mailing distance, so everything is available locally when it is needed. I arrived at college with a backpack and a suitcase and still managed to take stuff I never used. The only things y...
by Epsilon Delta
Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: compression sack for sleeping bag, help with calculations please
Replies: 42
Views: 2755

Re: compression sack for sleeping bag, help with calculations please

You guys that hike in these terrible rainy conditions where its impossible to dry out a sleeping bag must be masochists. Surely these can't be regular trips right? Could I survive a week on the Olympic peninsula in December with a down bag? Probably but I'd still be wishing I wasn't there even with...
by Epsilon Delta
Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Roth contribution $5500, Taxable compensation $5499 for 2016. How to fix?
Replies: 17
Views: 1872

Re: Roth contribution $5500, Taxable compensation $5499 for 2016. How to fix?

I think using Form 5329 to report the excess is not only the correct approach, but arguably the easiest*. Filing a 2016 form 5329 does not require a 1040X. Form 5329 has it's own jurat and can be filed stand alone. You only need part IV for the excess Roth contribution. I'd encourage the OP to read ...
by Epsilon Delta
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: compression sack for sleeping bag, help with calculations please
Replies: 42
Views: 2755

Re: compression sack for sleeping bag, help with calculations please

I'm allergic to feathers, which is sufficient reason to use a synthetic bag. But I've also hiked in climates where no precautions will keep your gear dry, and there is no way to dry it once wet. If gear doesn't work when wet it doesn't work. Fair enough. I disagree that gear cannot be kept dry hiki...
by Epsilon Delta
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: silly tax question on trad 401k to roth 401k conversion
Replies: 5
Views: 469

Re: silly tax question on trad 401k to roth 401k conversion

celia wrote:
Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:10 pm
FiveK wrote:
Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:30 pm
For the 401k, it's line 16.
Then Form 8606 won't be generated.
Correct.

Form 8606 is for IRAs. The OP is converting a 401(k) to a Roth 401(k) so no 8606 is needed.
by Epsilon Delta
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Backdoor Roth - contributed to Roth directly
Replies: 9
Views: 903

Re: Backdoor Roth - contributed to Roth directly

Note that you need to REMOVE the Excess Contribution, not WITHDRAW it. * You will also get a 1099-R for the Removal of the Excess Contribution and its growth. There will be no tax on the contribution that is removed, but the growth will be taxed. In addition, you will have to generate Form 5329 to ...
by Epsilon Delta
Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Is Lockheed Martin about to become the biggest company in history?
Replies: 66
Views: 6399

Re: Is Lockheed Martin about to become the biggest company in history?

Leo Szilard and Enrico Fermi patented the nuclear reactor in 1934. How many years did it take from patent to real-world application? The nuclear submarine Nautilus sailed in 1955; the first electrical power was generated from the Shippingport reactor in 1957. So, a bit more than twenty years. Does ...
by Epsilon Delta
Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Backdoor Roth - contributed to Roth directly
Replies: 9
Views: 903

Re: Backdoor Roth - contributed to Roth directly

I think you have a handle on the 2017 contribution. You have an $5,500 excess contribution for 2016 to your Roth IRA. It is past the extended due date for your 2016 return. At this point your only option is to pay the 6% excise penalty for 2016 and 2017 (a total of $660). You can then make a withdra...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: backdoor Roth IRA question--overcontribution?
Replies: 2
Views: 187

Re: backdoor Roth IRA question--overcontribution?

Hi, my wife had ~$4500 in Box 1 (wages) W2 income but ~$22000 in Box 5 (Medicare wages) W2 income, because she contributed ~$17,500 to her 401k. She did a backdoor Roth conversion in 2017 by contributing $5500 to a traditional IRA and then converting it to a Roth IRA. Is it OK that her traditional ...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Builder wants $800 to vent a gas cooktop
Replies: 53
Views: 3985

Re: Builder wants $800 to vent a gas cooktop

It depends. What and how do you cook? If you never use a stove don't bother with the vent. If you do some cooking go with the vent. If you are big time cook and will be grilling fish every night don't bother with the vent. You are going to want to replace the combination microwave/vent anyway and ma...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: TER (Total Expense Ratio) - Calculation and tracking
Replies: 4
Views: 280

Re: TER (Total Expense Ratio) - Calculation and tracking

It is clear that the OP is not American. While the theory on expenses is the same the details of exactly how expenses are charge and how they are reported will vary by country and by regulator. The OP would probably do better to look to his fellow locals to find out if there are expenses that are no...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Asset allocation vs single fund - what am I missing?
Replies: 13
Views: 728

Re: Asset allocation vs single fund - what am I missing?

Wellsley has little international component. During the last 11 years the US has been stronger that international so adding VTIAX to the mix hurts performance. It will not always be thus.
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What Are Your Thoughts On The Recent Bitcoin Bust? Is It Apart of the Boom/Bust Cycle or Is The CryptoCurrency Finished?
Replies: 129
Views: 9707

Re: What Are Your Thoughts On The Recent Bitcoin Bust? Is It Apart of the Boom/Bust Cycle or Is The CryptoCurrency Finis

Crypto currencies are fiat currencies. There is nothing backing them up -- no gold, no oil, no governemnts , and no guns. So crypto currencies doesn't even have a fiat. Fiat means by law. Crypto's are anti-fiat. [OT comment removed by admin LadyGeek] About a month I googled "definition of fiat mone...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Backdoor Roth IRA conversion issue
Replies: 12
Views: 794

Re: Backdoor Roth IRA conversion issue

The Finance Buff says: The tax law requires that you report your traditional IRA contribution *for* that year and your converting to Roth *in* that year. Q - For our tax forms, would it be correct to interpret this - --- report the traditional IRA contribution on the tax return FOR the year that yo...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What Are Your Thoughts On The Recent Bitcoin Bust? Is It Apart of the Boom/Bust Cycle or Is The CryptoCurrency Finished?
Replies: 129
Views: 9707

Re: What Are Your Thoughts On The Recent Bitcoin Bust? Is It Apart of the Boom/Bust Cycle or Is The CryptoCurrency Finis

Quantum computing will not be the end of all encryption techniques. Correct. Much faster computing means that cryptographically harder algorithms may be used for encryption as well. Some classical algorithms now in use are believed to be resistant to quantum computing. OTOH anything based on factor...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Backdoor Roth IRA conversion issue
Replies: 12
Views: 794

Re: Backdoor Roth IRA conversion issue

The contribution to the trad IRA and the conversion to the Roth IRA both took place in late March 2018 (for tax year 2017). I'm not sure, does this meet the deadline for a conversion for tax year 2017? The "contribution" to the traditional IRA can be done in 2018 before tax deadline and be counted ...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Index Admiral Shares or ETF's??
Replies: 20
Views: 1019

Re: Index Admiral Shares or ETF's??

Makes little to no difference. If you expect to continue to make contributions and would like to do so automatically, choose the mutual funds. If you think you might like to move your account again to another custodian, ETF's are more easily portable. FWIW, mutual funds can be converted to ETF's on...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: 8606 form - am I filling it correctly?
Replies: 32
Views: 2022

Re: 8606 form - am I filling it correctly?

6 EOY tIRA balance Check that the 12/31/2017 tIRA balance was actually zero. Zero is possible but if $11,000 was in a tIRA money market account for even a few days it is likely to have picked up a few dollars in interest so this line would not be zero. (Alternatively if you converted the interest l...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: closing my 401K in the middle of doing backdoor roth IRA?
Replies: 10
Views: 663

Re: closing my 401K in the middle of doing backdoor roth IRA?

Mostly pretax, ive been contributing max for almost 5 years, maybe 80k. There are some employer contributions also, maybe 30k. The rest are gains. It's all pretax. Doesn't matter how this breaks down. From a tax perspective employee contributions, employer contributions and gains are all the same. ...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: closing my 401K in the middle of doing backdoor roth IRA?
Replies: 10
Views: 663

Re: closing my 401K in the middle of doing backdoor roth IRA?

1. roll my 401k into an IRA and keep it with my FA (assuming same fee schedule). This would make me ineligible to do my backdoor roth right? pro-rata rule... Leave it where it is until you know what the investment options are in the new plan. This is not an emergency. You should have plenty of time...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What Are Your Thoughts On The Recent Bitcoin Bust? Is It Apart of the Boom/Bust Cycle or Is The CryptoCurrency Finished?
Replies: 129
Views: 9707

Re: What Are Your Thoughts On The Recent Bitcoin Bust? Is It Apart of the Boom/Bust Cycle or Is The CryptoCurrency Finis

GratefulinNC wrote:
Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:33 am
Crypto currencies are fiat currencies. There is nothing backing them up -- no gold, no oil, no governemnts, and no guns.
So crypto currencies doesn't even have a fiat.
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Another Backdoor Roth Conversion Question
Replies: 5
Views: 372

Re: Another Backdoor Roth Conversion Question

I had Vanguard pull that extra .32 out into my taxable account. Why? The $.32 is trivial so there is no real harm done, but stop taking advice from whatever source lead you to do this. For my 8606, that .32 can be ignored, because my rounding to 3 places runs to 1.000. Do i need to file a 5239 for ...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Is Lockheed Martin about to become the biggest company in history?
Replies: 66
Views: 6399

Re: Is Lockheed Martin about to become the biggest company in history?

Leo Szilard and Enrico Fermi patented the nuclear reactor in 1934. How many years did it take from patent to real-world application? The nuclear submarine Nautilus sailed in 1955; the first electrical power was generated from the Shippingport reactor in 1957. So, a bit more than twenty years. Does ...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Is Lockheed Martin about to become the biggest company in history?
Replies: 66
Views: 6399

Re: Is Lockheed Martin about to become the biggest company in history?

...He replied, "They don't give patents for nothing, my friend." I did not have a good answer for that... Yes, that's right. Children have been doing this for a long time , but nobody thought to patent it. ... Unlike faster-than-light communication, this invention actually works. Unlike faster-than...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Backdoor Roth IRA conversion issue
Replies: 12
Views: 794

Re: Backdoor Roth IRA conversion issue

If you do nothing prorating will use a fraction of $5500/$5501.54 = 0.999736... which can be rounded to 1.000 if you choose. The $1.54 is going to remain a small amount and will not make any material difference. There are no cliffs here. Any of the following will work fine. Convert the $1.54 to a Ro...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: When will Annual Roth IRA Contribution Limit Increase
Replies: 23
Views: 11615

Re: When will Annual Roth IRA Contribution Limit Increase

It's worth noting that after 2016 the IRA contribution limit is indexed to C-CPI-U instead of CPI. https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/26/1 1(f)(3) Cost-of-living adjustment For purposes of this subsection— (A) In general The cost-of-living adjustment for any calendar year is the percentage (if ...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Identity theft question
Replies: 6
Views: 726

Re: Identity theft question

There need not be any connection to Freefun's current or former employers. Miss Creant gets a job at a random employer using Freefun's name and SSN. When she's fired she applies for unemployment under the same name. It might be interesting to check your SS earning records to see if any unexpected SS...
by Epsilon Delta
Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: What does “keep money in escrow mean”?
Replies: 6
Views: 829

Re: What does “keep money in escrow mean”?

When that money sitting in escrow, who is responsible for fixing? What if the seller said I don’t care about my $3k I just don’t feel like dealing the town. Do I get it? Or does the bank say “hey we aren’t financing this house until this is fixed”? You should ask your lawyer. Usually the escrow is ...
by Epsilon Delta
Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Applying some of refund to next year
Replies: 13
Views: 850

Re: Applying some of refund to next year

A first quarter payment is more favorably than withholding, except possibly in the amount of detail that needs to be waded through to see that a first quarter payment is better, or at least no worse, than an equal amount of withholding. Well, it depends on the metric one uses. No estimated payment,...
by Epsilon Delta
Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Is Lockheed Martin about to become the biggest company in history?
Replies: 66
Views: 6399

Re: Is Lockheed Martin about to become the biggest company in history?

A former colleague got a patent on faster-than-light communication. I expressed some skepticism, saying that there were well-accepted arguments against it based on violation of causality. He replied, "They don't give patents for nothing, my friend." I did not have a good answer for that. I couldn't...
by Epsilon Delta
Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Applying some of refund to next year
Replies: 13
Views: 850

Re: Applying some of refund to next year

That's possible - haven't dived all the way to the bottom of this particular rabbit hole - but based on the Instructions for Form 2210 (e.g., see line 6 and line 19) withholding is withholding, while the application of last year's refund is treated merely as a quarterly payment. Unless you are deal...
by Epsilon Delta
Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Need to withdraw more excess HSA contribution than is left in the account
Replies: 12
Views: 1082

Re: Need to withdraw more excess HSA contribution than is left in the account

OP is asking, since the contribution was pre-tax, shouldn't he have to pay regular income taxes on it since the contribution should not have been made (in that amount). SpiritRider seems to be saying that the over-contribution that could not be removed ($85) is only subject to the excise tax, not r...
by Epsilon Delta
Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Double IRA Recharacterization Tax Question
Replies: 5
Views: 293

Re: Double IRA Recharacterization Tax Question

I have a few questions about the correct way to file 2017 taxes when I have done a double recharecterization. Here are the chronological events: 1. Dec 2017 -- Make contribution to Traditional IRA ($5500) 2. Mar 2018 -- Recharacterized the above contribution ($5500) from Traditional IRA to Roth IRA...
by Epsilon Delta
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: compression sack for sleeping bag, help with calculations please
Replies: 42
Views: 2755

Re: compression sack for sleeping bag, help with calculations please

I'm allergic to feathers, which is sufficient reason to use a synthetic bag.

But I've also hiked in climates where no precautions will keep your gear dry, and there is no way to dry it once wet. If gear doesn't work when wet it doesn't work.
by Epsilon Delta
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Need to withdraw more excess HSA contribution than is left in the account
Replies: 12
Views: 1082

Re: Need to withdraw more excess HSA contribution than is left in the account

On your 2018 return you will report the earnings from the 2018 1099-SA. They will be taxable for 2018. The $100 excess contribution will carry over from 2017, but because the HSA balance on 12/31/2018 will be $0, there will be not excise tax. What about the instructions for line 42? Since line 49 (...
by Epsilon Delta
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Joint savings account with non US citizen in foreign country, is the interest reportable to IRS?
Replies: 8
Views: 770

Re: Joint savings account with non US citizen in foreign country, is the interest reportable to IRS?

Generally you pay taxes on a joint account only to the extent you have an ownership interest in it. If you are on a joint account for operational reasons (e.g. so you can pay your parents bills) the income would be owned and reported by the real owner. I can see no particular reason why it being a f...
by Epsilon Delta
Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Wash sale question- are ITOT and VTI Substantially Identical?
Replies: 60
Views: 3402

Re: Wash sale question- are ITOT and VTI Substantially Identical?

The real question is what does it matter what the investor thinks or what anyone posting here thinks. Until or unless the IRS publishes guidance or takes enforcement actions the view of the investor and their tax advisor are the only thing that matter. Why? I say that until the IRS decides somethin...
by Epsilon Delta
Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Roth IRA Distribution Order
Replies: 1
Views: 188

Re: Roth IRA Distribution Order

Ignore the 60-day rollover. It does not count as a withdrawal or contribution any more that a direct transfer would.
by Epsilon Delta
Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Wash sale question- are ITOT and VTI Substantially Identical?
Replies: 60
Views: 3402

Re: Wash sale question- are ITOT and VTI Substantially Identical?

dbr wrote:
Thu Mar 29, 2018 4:11 pm
The real question is what does it matter what the investor thinks or what anyone posting here thinks.
Until or unless the IRS publishes guidance or takes enforcement actions the view of the investor and their tax advisor are the only thing that matter.
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Digital alarm clock suggestions?
Replies: 38
Views: 2922

Re: Digital alarm clock suggestions?

There are thousands of smart phone alarm clock apps. You should be able to find one that does what you want. It's not limited to things you can imagine, but to things somebody can imagine. You can wake up to any noise you want, it can turn on the screen so you can find it. Turn it off by touching th...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Ireland Domiciled ETF at LSE not synchronize with US counterpart
Replies: 14
Views: 913

Re: Ireland Domiciled ETF at LSE not synchronize with US counterpart

Notice that today it's IWDA and VWRD is up 1.x%, while VT is barely up Up since when? Are they showing the change since the respective markets opened? LSE at 8:00 AM BST (0700Z) v. NYSE at 9:30 AM EDT (1330Z)? Or similar times of the last closing? I don't know the answer but that's one thing to che...
by Epsilon Delta
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Knob and Tube rewire cost
Replies: 28
Views: 2701

Re: Knob and Tube rewire cost

I expect that some of the smart house technology will significantly reduce the cost of rewiring a whole house sometime in the not too distance future.* If there is no pressing need to do it now it might be worth waiting and see what develops. * Although it may require waiting for an entire generati...
by Epsilon Delta
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Drip irrigation or pop-up sprayers for garden?
Replies: 19
Views: 1694

Re: Drip irrigation or pop-up sprayers for garden?

It is trivial to see that the pop-ups are working properly. It's not quite so easy with a drip system.
by Epsilon Delta
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Should I proactively replace my central AC unit?
Replies: 33
Views: 2361

Re: Should I proactively replace my central AC unit?

It is unlikely that a 22 year old Trane AC unit will die in such a way that it can't be repaired. I don't think you need to worry about suddenly having to replace it in the middle of July. You might need to repair it, but that should only take a day or two. I'm not sure what refrigerant a 22 year o...
by Epsilon Delta
Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Need to withdraw more excess HSA contribution than is left in the account
Replies: 12
Views: 1082

Re: Need to withdraw more excess HSA contribution than is left in the account

Am I missing something anybody? What about the instructions for line 42? Since line 49 (the 6% penalty) will be zero in 2018 there should be no carry forward to 2019. https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i5329.pdf Line 42 Enter the amount from line 48 of your 2016 Form 5329 only if the amount on line 49...
by Epsilon Delta
Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Any advice for taxes on supplemental wages?
Replies: 10
Views: 749

Re: Any advice for taxes on supplemental wages?

One thing: your company could adjust the withholding. The procedure is described in paragraph 1b under "Withholding on Supplemental Wages" in the linked document. But that might require that the company a) cared about making things easier for those receiving these wages, and b) is willing to invest...
by Epsilon Delta
Mon Mar 26, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Issue With Door Knob
Replies: 14
Views: 1164

Re: Issue With Door Knob

Or it was installed incorrectly. Many lever handles are designed to work on either left or right handed doors, but you have to move a few parts, either the handles or an internal cam or stop, to work to make them work the other way. could it be a left handed lever on a right handed door? That's why...
by Epsilon Delta
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Issue With Door Knob
Replies: 14
Views: 1164

Re: Issue With Door Knob

The entry door to my home has a lever type of knob on the inside. In order to open the door we must lift up on the lever. It's installed upside down. Whoever bought it got the wrong model. Or it was installed incorrectly. Many lever handles are designed to work on either left or right handed doors,...
by Epsilon Delta
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How can I get a passport?
Replies: 47
Views: 3743

Re: How can I get a passport?

Some Town and County Clerks Office are also passport acceptance offices. These may or may not be better than the Post Office or other options but some of them have evening hours. Usually they will serve anybody, you don't need to be a resident of their jurisdiction. My experience of using a County C...