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When did federal income taxes begin in the United States of America?  We can thank President Lincoln and Congress in 1861 for getting the ball rolling by imposing a 3% federal tax on incomes over $800 to fund the civil war.  Jump ahead to 1913 and we get the passage of the 16th amendment, the […]

Chasing the Dragon in the Pearl River Delta - A guide to $2,900+ In Free Lodging

“I love when a plan comes together” was proclaimed with satisfaction numerous times from during that ‘80’s classic, The A-Team.  For my family of four, the plan came together in January 2018.  I set my sights on returning to Asia, putting a 10-year China Visa to use and making it happen for less than $1,000 […]