If someone had mentioned an online vault to you years back, you wouldn't have had a clue what they were talking about, right?
The Internal Revenue Service doesn't care who you use as a nanny or babysitter for your kids, but it does take more than a passing interest in what you're paying them.
At one time, of course, same-sex partners were not legally defined as married couples in any state of the country. Given that, many people found questions relating to same-sex couples and linked issues surrounding federal taxation to be both incomprehensible and irrelevant.
Imagine that you're a California grandparent who dotes mightily on the grandkids. As clear evidence of your love, you have been steadily funding college saving plans for them, which have reaped gains over the years owing to their qualified status that protects them from taxation.
If bells and buzzers started clanging seconds after you just pulled the lever on a slot machine, you're likely a bit jazzed about reality at the moment
With this being an active campaigning year the subject of disclosure of tax returns has surfaced. The top runners for each party have sparred over transparency and the release to the public of their own tax returns.