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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #1700 on: October 08, 2014, 01:54:50 PM »
Less taxes you would have to declare if you  actually sold those miles ;)

Interesting point but would like clarification. If you cash out the points via cash back (to statement or bank account) would you have to pay taxes on those points as well?

I saw that you said in a recent post that miles aren't taxable as they are viewed as a rebate from the bank.
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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #1701 on: October 08, 2014, 03:13:44 PM »
I said that my trip was $1200 pax. He was probably referring to me saying that I stayed at hotels for free. Of course it's possible that the cards I used for my hotels were hit with GCs and not AP (although I don't know which cards I did what MS on) but his point was to hate and point out that this whole travelling thing isn't *exactly* free. I know I spent a few hundred dollars on GC fees, but as Dan said in the post, it's "pennies on the dollar".
Not going to speak for HelpMe but I don't take his post as hate. It seems he is impressed with what you accomplished in your first year as all of us are. I think Dan even stated in some post that when the bloggers say this is free (tickets/hotels) that is not correct. Here is what I think he was referring to when he equated it with CB cards. Say he nets 20k in CB in x amount of time. He then takes his family to a vacation to X in first class and stays at the best hotel. This vacation costs 16k all in. Should he look at it as Amex paid him 4k to take his family on a first class vacation?
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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #1702 on: October 10, 2014, 04:13:39 AM »
Not going to speak for HelpMe but I don't take his post as hate. It seems he is impressed with what you accomplished in your first year as all of us are. I think Dan even stated in some post that when the bloggers say this is free (tickets/hotels) that is not correct. Here is what I think he was referring to when he equated it with CB cards. Say he nets 20k in CB in x amount of time. He then takes his family to a vacation to X in first class and stays at the best hotel. This vacation costs 16k all in. Should he look at it as Amex paid him 4k to take his family on a first class vacation?
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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #1703 on: October 12, 2014, 01:43:55 PM »
Doesn't matter how you look at it - reality is if you used 100K points for "free" hotel stay that would have fetched a 1.4 value on the open market, in essence you passed up on $1,400 cash to book the stay.

Unrealized gain isn't an expenditure.  So, yes, his trip was essentially free.  Why are people even picking nits over this?

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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #1704 on: October 13, 2014, 11:21:05 AM »
Interesting point but would like clarification. If you cash out the points via cash back (to statement or bank account) would you have to pay taxes on those points as well?

I saw that you said in a recent post that miles aren't taxable as they are viewed as a rebate from the bank.

Anybody know the answer to this tax question?
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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #1705 on: October 23, 2014, 04:28:08 PM »
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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #1706 on: October 23, 2014, 07:27:15 PM »
What makes you speechless about this?
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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #1707 on: October 23, 2014, 09:32:07 PM »
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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #1708 on: October 23, 2014, 09:43:58 PM »
What makes you speechless about this?
Sorry but im still speechless over this new policy.
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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #1711 on: November 10, 2014, 12:11:58 PM »
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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #1714 on: November 12, 2014, 05:33:08 PM »
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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #1716 on: November 13, 2014, 09:14:47 PM »
What happened to the comments on the 24 DVD deal?

One of the rare times I go back to have a good laugh reading the comments and they're all gone?

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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #1717 on: November 13, 2014, 09:47:26 PM »
What happened to the comments on the 24 DVD deal?

One of the rare times I go back to have a good laugh reading the comments and they're all gone?

http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/55151
Those were some pretty nasty comments. :o
Nothing like the typical redbox deal comments. ;)

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Re: Comments That Leave Me Speechless...
« Reply #1718 on: November 13, 2014, 09:54:07 PM »
Those were some pretty nasty comments. :o
Nothing like the typical redbox deal comments. ;)

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