Did you know that the most popular producer of finance and tax return software (think: TurboTax, Quicken, Mint) has been actively lobbying the US government against changing the tax system so that it would be easier to file your tax returns? Why? Because then people wouldn't need their software!
has now revealed that Intuit has also been linked to a conspiracy to have other people campaign against “return-free filing” for them. Some of these people didn't even realize the full facts of the situation when they wrote op-eds decrying such reforms.
Think on what you wouldn't have to be doing when you're filling in those forms on TurboTax.
#returnfreefiling : http://www.taxpolicycenter.org/briefing-book/improve/return-free/
I’m reading two technical papers that use the word sequel in an unfamiliar way. Both papers include British authors, so I thought it might be a British thing.
The first paper used in the sequel multiple times (e.g. In the sequel, we will...). I inferred its meaning as “in the following discussion.” The second used the phrase as one hopes the sequel demonstrates in introductory text.
This link gives in the sequel a meaning of “as things develop”:
Any other meanings that would make sense to an American?
- Anue Systems
- Rockwell Collins
- Utrecht Universitypresent
- University of Texas at Austin
- Washington University in St. Louis
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