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      The 5 Ways to Avoid Being Surprised by Taxes

      True confession: Seven years ago, I was on the verge of bankruptcy. I managed to get my creditors paid off (very, very slowly), but I was still looking at a huge tax liability. It was so bad, I had to go on an installment plan with the IRS to pay off the $40,000 or so I still owed in taxes. The interest rate the government charged me was surprisingly reasonable—something around 7 percent. But when it added penalties, the rates moved up to somewhere around mafia loan shark territory.

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  5. About the Editor

    Richard Turcott
    Richard Turcott

    Richard Turcott is a small business advocate, career tech start-up CEO/CMO, customer experience enthusiast, 14x marathon runner, 2x ultra-marathon runner and 20+ year marketer.

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