It’s About Time!

By PaulK | November 28, 2018 | 3

Well, dear readers, the title says it all.  It truly is about time – and not just the “about time you submitted another article, Sir Paul”! Time has certainly passed by rather quickly since I last put the finger to keyboard here.  So very much has happened during my hiatus, too, but I’m sure you either have guessed that or know that for certain.  I won’t bore you with anecdotes and details of recent history. …

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Deja Vu, All Over Again?

By PaulK | July 6, 2018 | 10

Queue Carly Simon: “Anticipation, Anticipation Is making me late Is keeping me waiting.” Many of you, dear readers, who have completed their trek to the Philippines in search of that “better life,” know the feeling.  Those of you with firm plans for making the same trek are, most likely, experiencing the feeling while you read this.  Those considering whether or not to make this trek will undoubtedly have a few pangs in your future. ANTICIPATION…

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Tax ID Number 2

By PaulK | March 14, 2018 | 4

YEOW!  It’s been a month since the last article – how did that happen?  Mea maxima culpa! DOUBLE YEOW! – That last article stirred up a hornets’ nest’s worth of inquiries, discussions, and other voracious animals intent on consuming all of my spare time.  It also led to acquiring some new, paying clients.  I’ll mimic a wise old gent’s response to the question “How are you doing?” with “Can’t complain – no one listens if…

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Tax ID Number?

By PaulK | February 2, 2018 | 17

The time for gathering personal information needed to file a U.S. income tax return is at hand.  Those of you who have been down this road before and have filed U.S. income tax returns in the past know the routine.  For some others, however, this could be a new – and possibly overwhelming – challenge. Each year, more people are added to the roll call of U.S. taxpayers; some knowingly and some unknowingly. Are You…

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By PaulK | January 31, 2018 | 10

It’s been a terribly long time.  So much has happened; so much has changed.  Though I traveled that road “paved with good intentions,” hitting the keys on my keyboard in the proper order and punching the < POST > button never became reality. Now, worrisome thoughts arrived.  Could I enter the website, as in days past, and attempt writing an article?  (Obviously, this thought was purely self-induced mental torture – here I am.)  Would the…

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Sir Bolo

By PaulK | January 30, 2017 | 1

Took a little time out, today, and backed away from all of the accounting and tax stuff. Spent the afternoon with my long-neglected bolo. I finally got up the nerve to face it, caress it, and give it the much-needed care and attention that I’ve negligently denied it for a year or three. It looked like hell, or at least as if it had somehow survived a trip to Hades and back. Not being able…

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