By Thomas Macauley on

‘Found an SD card in the Historic Hoover Theatre lighting booth. Early 2012, as I recall. Is this you? I have a few more photos. ‘Nothing embarassing… except maybe the big one in the collage:

Retroactive Entrepeneur Tax

By Thomas Macauley on

From Jeff Bliss via John Batchelor: Entrepreneurs and investors in California can expect to receive a rude shock in the mail if they sold their company in the last four years. Not only did the state’s Franchise Tax Board (FTB) eliminate a tax break on capital gains for small business owners and investors, it announced …


By Thomas Macauley on ‘Heard about this in WSJ a while back. The Executive Branch decided to require that government contractors violate law before the last elections by not providing furlough notices to employees affected by a likely “sequester”. DoD planners were prohibited from planning until last week as well…

Bush budget

By Thomas Macauley on

‘Surprized to find out that the Feds are operating on what could be called the Bush Budget, still. No budget from the Pres or through the Senate since 2008 plus Continuing Resolutions to maintain operations means we have not seen an Obama Budget yet. Many tax rates are changed after 2012 so I expect to …