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  1. Perry's Tax Plan

    Taxes, taxes. Death and taxes. The two most inevitable occurrences in American life and one may soon be getting reformed. At a time when all things financial hang in the air, even Washington seems to be developing a sense of urgency about unavoidable issu ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 25 2011 - 11:45am -

  2. 1st Year Analysts: Take Home After Taxes

          Disclaimer: Yes, I used the search function, but I wanted to find a more recent figure. 1st year analysts in CA, I'm trying to do a bit of budgeting. Assuming the standard 70k base, how much do you take home every month after tax ...

    25 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 26 2013 - 12:11pm -

  3. Is anyone else feeling like shit today?

    Yesterday's verdict by the Supreme Court has taken a full day to set in, but wow, today I feel like shit. America has fundamentally shifted course to a route that may very well lead to its demise. 17% of our nation's GDP has been thrown into bur ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 29 2012 - 1:35pm -

  4. Compensation accross different cities

          For finance jobs that are the same function but are located in different geographies, will compensation be the same or will the lower cost of living location have a lower pay? If I trade energy in a NYC fund, will I get compensated th ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 17 2015 - 5:12pm -

  5. Offshore Banking- Finding a scam

          Anybody know any repituble offshore banking institutions? Heard of http://www.diyoffshore.com/? seems like it would be easy to find a scam if you werent careful bullshit taxes ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 1:37pm -

  6. The Junk Food Tax

    Personally, it seems ridiculous that people do not know that eating 200 Big Macs a week is unhealthy for you. This tax is obviously very controversial because it challenges some key values we hold as Americans e.g. freedom. The LA Times raises the taxatio ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 3 2011 - 11:36am -

  7. Avoiding Taxes

          Is it possible to borrow money in one country using assets in another country as collateral?- Shares for example that are hedged with options... bullshit taxes ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 2 2014 - 3:52am -

  8. Just how bad is tax pigeonhole?

    I've spent the year up to this point applying for audit internships, but believe it or not there are those of us incompetent enough to not land one. It occurred to me at the career fair that Deloitte had two reps from consulting and two from audit, e ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 15 2011 - 1:16pm -

  9. Tax debt like equity?

          http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/92440d06-69c1-11df-8432-... Pretty interesting, what are your views? Also I've wondered why has interest been getting this special privilege historically? why the allowance of tax shield by government? b ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 30 2010 - 4:41pm -

  10. How much can I expect to loose from taxes this summer?

          Ran the search function, a lot of different things I read..So how much can I expect to loose as a SA living in NYC this summer to taxes? Pro-rated off 70 K so lets estimate around 2400-2500 before taxes every two weeks? Thanks. bullsh ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 31 2011 - 10:56am -

  11. State and Local Income Taxes Apply to Capital Gains???? How do I minimize them?

          So currently the LT capital gains tax is 23.8%. Word on the street from my PM is that you have to cough up another 10% for state income tax (assume Cali/NY) and we are at ~34%. Does anyone feel this is messed up? We are all working ha ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 10 2015 - 11:11am -

  12. What tax deductions do you take?

          Hey all, Its that time of the year. Was doing my taxes and realized how much I am paying in taxes. I intend on maxing out my 401k this year but was wondering if there are other tax deductions that are worth taking? I am 25 so not sure ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2015 - 10:23am -

  13. Senate Blocks Buffett Tax

          http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-16/senate-bl... Lol, government and investment are two words that should never be in the same sentence. Enjoy. bullshit taxes ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2012 - 12:01pm -

  14. Lets Pay More Taxes in NYC

          Ok so I've learned my lesson. It's acceptable on this board to post news for discussion and stimulate conversation. So I thought I'd contribute by posting this article: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2008/12/16/200 ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2008 - 8:42pm -

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