January 15, 2022

take your time – really it’s fine

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Man Who Took 10 Years to Get Certified Credits His Firm for Totally Unimpressive Accomplishment

A U.K. man is in the local paper after finally realizing his goal of becoming a certified chartered accountant after an impressive 10 years. Ten years? My how the time flies when you’re doing, well, anything but studying to become a certified chartered accountant. Michael Webb has qualified as a certified chartered accountant at the […]

Congress Continues to Successfully Drag Out the 1099 Repeal

If only somehow they could kill it completely, could we fully revel in the disfunction of the legislative branch:

What is clear is that nothing is certain with moving a 1099 repeal. The House passed a standalone measure on March 3 and the Senate tacked on an amendment to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorization bill, which passed the upper chamber, each with different offsets to cover the costs of the repeal.

The White House and House and Senate lawmakers across both parties back the elimination of the 1099 provision from the healthcare law but are at odds over how to make up for $22 billion in lost revenue as projected by the Joint Committee on Taxation.

Fate of 1099 repeal still up in the air [The Hill]

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