Posts tagged IRS

Tax Exempt Investing

One of the things that seed stage investors get rewarded for is taking risk.  They get the opportunity to invest early.  That gives them more upside.  It also gives them more failure.  But, when an investment hits, it can be …






A Rise From The Ashes

Forgive any Chicagoan this morning. They were probably up late last night. The Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup.  They have won 3 out of the last 6 in a salary capped world.  That’s a dynasty.  What a great team.  Great …






Is A Cyber Attack an Act of War?

This past week it was revealed that the Chinese hacked into American government computer systems and stole sensitive information about 16.9 million military and intelligence employees applying for security clearances. Is this an act of war or not? We could …






Do You Think History Matters?

This weekend I was in New Orleans.  I am on the Board of Trustees of the National World War Two Museum.  This weekend was our Victory Ball.  Next year, maybe you can join me and dine under the airplanes in …






“Pay Attention”, Freedom Loving People Said

The Chicago Boyz had a great post today. It’s exactly why whether you are a Democrat or a Republican that you need to pay attention to the current IRS scandal. Some people are trying to get you to look away …






A Solution to Obama’s IRS Problem

The President’s IRS problem gets worse every day.  It looks very much like the IRS used it’s power to quash one of our inalienable rights, free speech.  The agency was used to intimidate opponents.  They are also using it to …






Welcome to The New Reality-Government Run Everything

Yesterday, I needed to get a couple of EIN‘s for some things I am doing.  I logged into the IRS website.  I searched for EIN in their search box.  I got to a page which told me a bunch of …






Crowdfunding

One of the latest trends in financing for start ups is crowd funding. Various websites are trying to tap into the social media craze by establishing a social funding network for a start up company. While I appreciate the sentiment, …