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Can a roofing company charge me more money for the cost of the roof 2.5 years after they were paid and job completed?

This could be a scam. This could be unrelated to the original project. It could be a continuation of the original series of events. Or at least that is what they want you to think. There is also a ...
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Difference between weekly and biweekly paychecks

Many payroll systems calculate tax withholding based on the period (in isolation), as if what you earned that period is what you will earn every period for the year. They basically say, this period's ...
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Car dealer saying that they cannot see any credit information for my co-applicant. Could this be a scam?

Its not a scam. The car dealership does not care how you pay for the car, just that you pay. If you come to them for a loan they will try and service you. If you come with cash, they will sell you ...
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Car dealer saying that they cannot see any credit information for my co-applicant. Could this be a scam?

By law, your wife can get her full Equifax credit report (sans-FICO score) instantly (once every 12 months) via https://www.annualcreditreport.com She can even get her FICO score with a 7-day free ...
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Car dealer saying that they cannot see any credit information for my co-applicant. Could this be a scam?

I actually had a similar situation when I tried to buy my house. I paid off all my loans and was proud of my "debt free" status. I had no car note, no student loans... absolutely no debt, but I did ...
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Can a roofing company charge me more money for the cost of the roof 2.5 years after they were paid and job completed?

It sounds really fishy to me. I recommend looking up the company's contact information using Google and ask them about it. They may have no idea this is happening because whoever contacted you is a ...
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Car dealer saying that they cannot see any credit information for my co-applicant. Could this be a scam?

You say Also I have been the only one with an income in our household for last 15 years, so for most of our marriage any debts have been in my name. She has a credit card (opened in 1999) that she ...
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Walmart wrongfully collecting taxes, what can I do?

The apples on your receipt are EBT eligible, per the Walmart online website. You should not have been charged sales tax, as per the Florida dept. of Revenue guidance. I don't think it's "fraud&...
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Difference between weekly and biweekly paychecks

Keep in mind that tax withholdings will be reconciled when you file, so if you "get more" today, that may results in a larger tax bill when you file, and vice-versa. Your total tax paid for the year ...
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If I work 100% remotely for a Florida company but I live in Virginia, do I have to pay Virginia state income tax?

Yes, as a Virginia resident you must pay income tax on income earned outside Virginia. If you pay income tax in another state, you can claim a credit in Virginia. However, because Florida has no state ...
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Am I paying taxes on my electricity unnecessarily?

As it turns out, Talgov has a convoluted way it bills taxes which it doesn't explain on its bills or website. Its website claims to bill electricity at a rate of $7.59/month + $0.10522/kWh but, with ...
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DMV lists me as having the title of a 1972 Dodge that I have never had

I had a similar problem -just the reverse- and had to go down to the DMV office to straighten everything out. They should be able to tell you what needs to be done. I wouldn't try and handle it over ...
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How can I withdraw money from my LLC?

There are TWO parts to an LLC or any company structure. Liability shield This being the entire point of creating an LLC. The context is that a lawyer is after your LLC, and he's arguing that the ...
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Can a roofing company charge me more money for the cost of the roof 2.5 years after they were paid and job completed?

I found this article which seems very relevant: The scam works like this: Contractors knock on doors offering to inspect homeowners’ roofs for storm damage. They say they can help get a roof ...
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Auto Lease Payment Increase after moving to another state

From state.nj.us: Property Leased in New Jersey Transferred Out of State If a lessee transfers property leased in New Jersey out of State, and the lessee paid New Jersey all the Sales Tax ...
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Difference between weekly and biweekly paychecks

I suspect the answer is very simple -- the accounting system didn't bother to compute tax withholding for the first paycheck based on one week of work -- it computed based on two weeks of work. That ...
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Health insurance at 18

You are able to get insurance without interacting with your mother. One way would be to find a job that offers health insurance. You could also get health insurance through your college or university (...
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How can I withdraw money from my LLC?

Generally, unless you explicitly elect otherwise, LLCs are transparent when it comes to taxes. So the money in the LLC is your money for tax purposes, there's no need to pay yourself a salary. In fact,...
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Mistaken identity error (I am dead) - property tax issue

In FL, you get a letter every year from the property tax man, which lists your applied exemptions and taxes, and it also lists a deadline for any changes. From what you wrote, it looks like you ...
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My mother's car was totaled

I am sorry for your loss and the most important thing is to remain calm during this difficult time. The tone of your question suggests that there might be an adversarial relationship with the ...
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State income taxes when traveling to another state

The good news is, Florida doesn't have a state income tax, so you owe Florida nothing. The bad news is, California's tax law says that you're taxed on all income earned from the State while you're a ...
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Can a car insurance provider demand that I insure every person having a driver's license in my household?

This rule is a reaction to a form of insurance scam that is unfortunately extremely common. The scam works that when you have a household where there is a young driver who is expensive to insure, you ...
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Do I have to pay Sales Tax on my leased car twice when moving from VA to FL?

The problem is that the tax paid in Virginia was actually paid by the lessor and the lessor required that I pay it back to them. So I never actually paid any tax directly to the state of Virginia for ...
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Advice/Experiences, Auto Insurance, Florida, 18 years old

Because you are currently driving and don't have insurance. You need to get insurance today. It appears that it is law in Florida that all drivers must have insurance. Even if it wasn't the law, you ...
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Can I get sales tax refunded after shipping my vessel abroad from Florida?

We have had a similar question, with a differnt sate, in the past. Remeber sales and use taxes are run by the states. I went looking an found: Sales and Use Tax on Boats: Information for Owners and ...
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Will I get a refund for my insurance renewal?

It sounds like the agent you spoke to may have been confused about your "cancellation" request. Partial refunds apply when you are cancelling mid-term, and might incur a fee as mentioned. It ...
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Auto Insurance: Adding another car to the existing policy (GEICO)

They'll refund your money (though maybe with a small service charge). I'm sure they regularly deal with new car sales gone wrong.
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We didn't file for Homestead Exemption last year - what can we do?

The homestead exemption is your responsibility. You should have filed and should file for next year as soon as possible. What county do you live in? Many have the ability to file online. If at all ...
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Do I have to pay Sales Tax on my leased car twice when moving from VA to FL?

This bulletin from the Florida Department of Revenue provides guidance on your situation, and also has more information specific to Virginia in the table. You may also find this Stack Exchange post ...
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Leaflet claiming tax credits for being a barber, Uber/Lyft driver, cook, and other jobs. Or is this some tax return scam?

Major tax preparation companies will offer you an advance on your tax refund, provided you file through them. This is essentially a loan which uses your refund as collateral. Tax preparers do this ...
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