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Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Good time to think about taxes-filing a complaint, save money tips


Poor Man Survival

Self Reliance tools for independent minded people…

ISSN 2161-5543

A Digest of Urban Survival Resources


Why is now a good time to think about taxes?

How to File a complaint against the IRS

We don’t often think about taxes until it gets closer to April. But that can be a mistake. The tax year runs along with the calendar year for most of us. So, when you file taxes in 2023, you’ll file your tax return for 2022. That means you just have a couple of short weeks to get the biggest bang for your buck.

Here are some articles we have on taxes and what to expect.

Tips for reducing your tax bill

We also talk about different ways you can reduce your tax bill. Here are some additional articles and ideas about how you can legally reduce what you owe in taxes.



NOTE:  CPAs and tax preparers report the highest number of IRS problems ever encountered since Biden took office…delayed refunds [we’ve been waiting 10 months for a refund while the IRS loses documents sent four times], lost paperwork, etc.

Also, the highly intrusive and controlling ‘$600 income reporting’ legislation [it was set originally for $20K] that citizens will be forced to report and account for [regardless if you sent a gift or loan to a relative via Venmo] is on a temporary hold as the IRS regroups its 50,000 new hires and irons out confusion.

Grover Norquist to Newsmax: NYT Wrong to Say IRS Won't Target Families

To file a complaint with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), you must contact either the Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) (also available by phone at (800) 366-4484) or the Office of the Taxpayer Advocate (also available by phone at (877) 777-4778).

 A complaint against someone working for the IRS or posing as an IRS agent for the purpose of obtaining personal or financial information should be sent to the TIGTA whereas the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) can help you resolve a problem with the IRS

·      Call (800) 366-4484 to file a complaint by phone.

·      Mail a written complaint to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration Hotline at P.O. Box 589, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044-0589.

·      Email a complaint to, which goes to the TIGTA Hotline Complaints Unit.

·      Complete and submit the online complaint form here.






The IRS issued a last-minute reprieve to online sellers on Friday: companies that process payments on people's behalf will not have to report them on Form 1099K at the lower $600 threshold for the 2022 tax-year. 

Online sellers shouldn't get complacent since the $600 threshold will be back in place for tax year 2023...
*File a complaint with your elected rep - keep in mind though, if they're a Dem, it will fall on deaf ears!


Domestic communists [aka: Dems] have succeeded in indoctrinating ‘journalists’, students, lawyers, etc. to the point where Americans what they believe anymore…why would Taiwan or other ally put any trust in Biden or Dems?


o    Warning Signs of America’s Destruction – Jonathan Cahn


Resolve to Stash More Cash This Year


As you already know, in 2008 we experienced one of the greatest financial meltdowns in modern history.


Markets around the world crashed. Stock prices dropped. Once “invincible” financial institutions started showing signs of collapse. 


Then Governments “came to the rescue”, handing out massive bailouts and stimulus packages to keep the world economy afloat.


We’ve been told these drastic measures prevented a total collapse of our system... 


But all it did was show the cracks in the system. Many lost faith in the financial system and the U.S Government.


And now its possible things could get worse.


Because we’re nearly $31 TRILLION in debt, and if that bubble pops?


Your money could go to zero. Here’s how:


Once investors who are buying Treasury securities (which finance the U.S. government’s debt) start to think the United States is in over its head, they may demand higher interest rates to cover the growing risk of buying Treasuries. This could trigger a further debt spiral, leaving Washington short of money.



In other words? Boom.


Because once our debt collectors come knocking on our door, we’re screwed. $31 trillion in debt would be owed…

Be Debt-Free This Year

No matter why you are in debt, these tips can help pay that debt off. With some dedicated dollar stretching and these smart money moves, you can dive into a debt-elimination diet and become debt-free this year.

Grocery Shoppers Changing Buying Habits


5 Financial Resolutions Everyone Should Make

Are you making financial resolutions this new year? Try these simple steps to a brighter financial future.

Your Next Tax Refund May Be Smaller

We Waste 1/3 of Food We Buy; How to Combat Waste

Cities Where Inflation is Rising the Most/Least

Bare Bones Budgeting Tactics

Bare bones budgeting, when you just have no room left in the budget, can be hard. Use these tactics when you need to go one step further with trimming an already tight budget.

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Natural & Man-Made Disasters happen frequently-Is your family prepared for the unexpected?

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Natural disasters don't wait for a convenient time

And you shouldn't wait to prepare either. In some cases there is little to no warning.

Prepare now to lessen the impact of disasters and emergencies


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Bill said...

Biden is a damned lying bastard-this $6 threshold on citizen money is a tax-to hell with those lame idiots who support this scum & his socialist party.

Randy said...

The amusing thing about the US government … they can print dollars on demand [for now]. The U.S. dollar is the reserve currency of the world. And there’s a monetary theory that accommodates the bankers: the U.S. can print all the money it wants as long as it can take it back in tax receipts later. The IRS is a scam foisted on the public as the extortion arm of the Fed!

Wendy said...

The IRS and Fed are scams-Read Jekyl Island!

Brad said...

IRS delays $600 reporting threshold for third-party payments - Washington Wednesday: Critics worry lower reporting requirement for banking transactions will cause tax troubles for everyday people...Dems still plan to screw the little guy!

Mindy said...

First Dems screwed small biz & employees w/ prolonged Covid lockdowns-putting many out of biz for good & placing many on a permanent dole [their goal is to create more welfare dependence among the socialists] and now they want to screw us on this $600 reporting crap-these rats are disgusting.

Ken said...

Screw biden & his anti-Middle Class policies-AND screw those mongrels who support his sorry butt!