Archive for December 10th, 2012
If you’ve been following the NJ over the past few weeks, they’ve done a couple of stories on work that Diamond State Corporation (the entity that runs the port for taxpayers) and DEDO have been doing to try to privatize (or get a private partner — not so sure of the difference between the two) the operations of the Port of Wilmington. Much of this discussion is being held outside of the public eye, something that should concern every taxpayer. Without public scrutiny or input, Diamond State has hired a management/financial consultant, put out a solicitation, received responses, shortlisted two potential investors (one a local group, the other not) and made a selection — Kinder Morgan.
When we talk about taxation, it is important to note that more taxes will be rising in 2013 due to the implementation of Obamacare, and they cover some taxes we often discuss, like the capital gains rate.
And did you know that when the Apollo 11 astronauts returned from the Moon in 1969, they had to fill out Customs forms? Check out the form inside.