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Are there any points for tag creation?

I had created at least 8 tags in past and was wondering if there are any points for that. I'd also like to know identify the tags I've created or who has created a specific tag.
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New tag suggestion: cohabitation

How to handle shared mortgage payment if one person can't pay their share? is one of many "my boy/girlfriend and I bought a house together, and then we broke up and he/she owns 50% of the property,...
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Merge tags “abroad” and “offshore” into tag “international” and establish tag synonyms?

Do we really need the abroad and offshore tags? We already have the international tag which is used far more often than either of the aforementioned.
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Why do we have the accounting tag?

RonJohn comments that its use is a flag that the question is probably off-topic. That sounds like a tag that will not be used by people who know what it's for.
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Can we redo the tag 1099-b

Can we redo the tag 1099-b. Either create this as per standard tag form-1099-b and a synonym as 1099-b OR Make the tag 1099-b as synonym to one of the existing generic tag form-1099
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Will you please create an asset-backed-security tag?

I think it would be appropriate for this question: Extension risk with IO bonds
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Merge tags lease and leasing

Please merge the tags lease and leasing.
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Is there a tag for building loan contracts?

Is there a tag for building loan contracts, or under which tag a question on that topic should be asked?
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Should we have a specific tag for questions about the 2018 tax bill?

We don't have many yet, but of course the 2018 tax bill ("Tax Cuts and Jobs Act") hasn't quite passed yet. But - we probably will, I imagine, get a fair number of questions given that this has ...
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How should the tags for HRA be handled?

The term HRA means two different things: In the U.S., HRA is Health Reimbursement Arrangement, an employer-funded benefit for medical expenses. In India, HRA is House Rent Allowance, a component of ...
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Merge [bills] and [billing]

Can the tags for bills (20 questions) and billing (37 questions) be merged? I don't see any reason why these tags wouldn't be used interchangeably.
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Difference between tags “income-tax” and “income-taxes”

There is an tag income-taxes. I see few question tagged with this. We already have a very popular tag income-tax . We already have a plural generic tag taxes and it doesn't make sense to have ...
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When should the “free-file-fillable-forms” tag be used?

I noticed that the free-file-fillable-forms tag was added to the following question: Filling form 8889 Part I and form 1040 line 25 Although the question mentions the use of the Free File Fillable ...
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Can we merge tags investing and investment?

The tags investing and investments have a lot of overlap between them. The average person asking will probably not draw a distinction between them. Note that investments already has a synonym in ...
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Proposed New Tag Summary 'Accounting'?

The current tag states: for questions that relate to the laws, practices, and products of accounting. Please note that questions about accounting that are academic or have no bearing on personal ...
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Should we have a tag for car titles?

I just created a tag called "Title" but we've chosen not to use it previously. We have lots of specific titling questions. Should we have this tag?
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Merge tags 1099 and form-1099

Can we merge tags 1099 and form-1099 as they are same. The tag form-1099 can be primary as we have all forms starting with form-. The tag 1099 can be made a synonym. If possible we should also have ...
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Merge tags w2 and form-w-2

I am not sure if the tags w2 and form-w-2 are the same. If they are Can we merge this. Else can we have tag wiki to explain the difference. A synonym may not be required as search for w-2 ...
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Should we have a tag for Islamic-oriented investment questions?

We get sporadic questions from Islamic users that have very specific investing restrictions, because of their faith. Those are good questions, and I welcome them into the site. I think a tag for ...
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Merge sales-tax and sales-taxes tags

I noticed that we have both sales-tax and sales-taxes, both of which with a significant number of questions. (20 and 47, respectively, but only 7 questions with both.) I propose that the two be ...
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What is the purpose of the [mistakes] tag?

I noticed that the site has a mistakes tag. Currently, there are 25 questions tagged such, which appear to have very little in common with each other. The tag has no tag wiki of any kind. What is ...
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Should there be a tag for questions about welfare benefits?

While looking at this question about the CalFresh food assistance program, I was looking for a tag that would apply other than the location tag, but couldn't find one. It seems to me that there ...
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What does the [decision] tag mean?

The decision tag currently has eight questions thus tagged, covering a wide range of topics. Their only common thread among them seems to be that they are somehow about someone trying to make a ...
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Make fsa and flexible-spending-account synonyms?

Similar to the request here to merge hsa-related tags, Should we do the same for fsa and flexible-spending-account? I stumbled across an FSA question and realized it didn't even have a tag wiki, ...
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State tag suggestion

We need tags for all 50 states, and probably the territories. For example there is no Washington or Washington DC tag, but there is California.
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Can we have a 'Direct Debit' tag?

I have asked a question about direct debits today and noticed that there is no direct debit tag. With 73% of bills payed by direct debit in the UK I think it would be a useful tag.
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Should “microsoft-excel” tag be changed to “spreadsheet”?

Occasionally, we get a question asking about financial functions in spreadsheet programs. Traditionally, these are called Excel sheets and Excel functions, but really most spreadsheets (including ...
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Should “debt-collectors” and “debt-collection” tags be combined?

I noticed today that we have both debt-collectors and debt-collection tags that seem identical. debt-collectors has 19 questions. It has no tag excerpt. debt-collection has 35 questions. The tag ...
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Should the tags definition and terminology be merged

Should we create a tag synonym for the definition and terminology tags? Currently the tag wiki for definition says "to be used for any question where one needs to understand the meaning of a ...
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At what point does a company become relevant to have its own tag? Or should they be combined?

I recently asked a question about the term Equal Housing Lender being used by p2p lenders. I noticed that there is a tag "lending-club" as well as "lending" and "peer-to-peer-lending" but there is no ...
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“budget” vs “budgeting” tags

We have tags for both budget and budgeting. To me, these look identical. Currently, there are 123 questions tagged "budget" and only 9 questions tagged "budgeting". 6 of these questions are tagged ...
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Should we merge tags employee-stock-options and employee-share-plan

Should we merge [create synonyms] the tags employee-stock-options and employee-share-plan, or is there enough distinction to keep both. I guess we can create a distinction, but would need more ...
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Should we combine the UTMA and UGMA tags?

I would like to propose that we combine the utma and ugma tags into one tag, perhaps called ugma-utma. UTMA (Uniform Transfer to Minors Act) and UGMA (Uniform Gift to Minors Act) accounts are very ...
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Is the “Accounting” tag wiki accurate?

When I read the following wiki: https://money.stackexchange.com/tags/accounting/info, I am getting mixed messages. Firstly, it mentions that all accounting questions must be personal. In my mind a "...
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Bankruptcy tag definition

I noticed that the bankruptcy tag has no wiki currently, and was considering editing one; but wanted to make sure I had a solid understanding of what it should mean here. Given this is a personal ...
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Why is there no 401a tag?

I think there should be a 401a tag, I don't understand how that doesn't already exist?
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Value in having a time-sensitive tag?

I've answered a number of questions that are specific to the year, e.g. "What is this year's IRA maximum?" Some of these were closed as stale, then reopened after my update to current year's data. ...
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The “security” tag is ambiguous. Should we re-define it according to the general meaning?

I just noticed the security tag has an ambiguous meaning. I started to address this with some tag edits, and then realized I should post here about it so we can discuss & document the decision, ...
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Should the charity and charitable-contributions tags be merged?

charity seems to be applied to all questions that somehow relate to charity, while two out of the three questions tagged with charitable-contributions deal specifically with tax issues. Should these ...
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Should the “treasury” tag be renamed to make it specific to the U.S., as it has been used so far?

What is the treasury tag for? I just saw it on a handful of questions. It looks like it is being used to refer to the U.S. Department of the Treasury. But, "treasury" itself is a generic word ...
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What's the value of the “value” tag?

I'm trying to think of a tag wiki description for the value tag, but I find myself having trouble describing exactly what it's supposed to refer to. The first few questions from the tag are: ...
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Should the “savings” and “saving” tags be merged?

I don't have enough reputation in either tag to suggest one as a synonym of the other, but I don't think it's necessary to have both. The savings tag is used on 145 questions, while the saving tag is ...
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Remove the “finance” and “money” tags and prevent their use in the future

To the attention of Stack Exchange Inc. staff: We've got a couple of tags on the site which are redundant / intrinsic: finance, currently on 31 questions. money, currently on 3 questions. I believe ...
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Combine tags “loan” and “loans”?

I think that we should combine the tags "loan" and "loans". Loans is currently much more popular
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Are the tags “online-tools” and “online-applications” redundant? Merge, change, or what?

Are the tags online-tools and online-applications redundant? I'm a developer, and I already know from a software perspective there is a difference between a tool and an application ... so I'm not ...
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Can we add pictures of country flags to country tags?

I thought the old money site had pictures of flags on the country codes. Can we add that back? I imagine we could create a "fake" sponsor for the tag like the real sponsors for tags on Stackoverflow....
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Should we remove the “personal-finance” tag? How to?

The tag personal-finance seems completely redundant for this site, and I want to remove it. Any objections? Stack Exchange folks: I'm also wondering how I would go about doing this. I don't see ...
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Is there a valid difference between home-loan and mortgage tags?

Should both the home-loan and the mortgage tag exist?
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Should we merge the tags 'bank' and 'banking'?

Should we merge the tags bank and banking? I think they mean the same thing.
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Tag disambiguation: tag “short-selling” currently has two meanings

I've noticed the short-selling tag is being used both to refer to questions about selling stocks short in the stock market as well as the real-estate/mortgage concept of selling a property for a value ...