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E-cigarette to be regulated as tobbacco.

http://www.reporternews.com

I guess the goverment is not making enough money off of this tool. So they are now going to regulate(tax) it.

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Senator To Propose New Internet Sales Tax

http://www.crunchgear.com

The second most senior Democrat in the U.S. Senate, Dick Durbin, will propose a new scheme that would force online retailers like Amazon and iTunes to collect local taxes for each and every transaction. He’s expected to make the proposal the day after Tax Day, and it’s expected to be controversial within two seconds of having been announced.

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Mayor unrolls toilet paper tax - Omaha.com

http://www.omaha.com

Mayor Jim Suttle went to Washington Tuesday flush with ideas for how federal officials could help cities like Omaha pay for multibillion-dollar sewer projects. Among the items on his brainstorming list: a proposal for a 10-cent federal tax on every roll of toilet paper you buy.

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San Francisco Doing Everything It Can To Drive Zynga And Twitter Away

http://techcrunch.com

San Francisco, unlike most other cities in Silicon Valley, has a 1.5% payroll tax. And even more stunning is that they consider gains on stock options part of payroll, meaning that any San Francisco based company going public or being acquired could get hit with a massive tax bill in the tens of millions of dollars.

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Change Constitution to Include Right to Laptop and iPod

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Says Way Out of the Unemployment Crisis is to Change the Constitutional So Every Ghetto Kid Gets an iPod and a Laptop

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Gov't drive Amazon from Texas. Kills jobs.

http://www.star-telegram.com

The state of Texas is going after Amazon over sales taxes. Amazon responds by closing distribution center in Irving and saying it will not open other distribution centers in Texas.

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Berkeley taxpayers may pay for sex-change surgery

http://washingtonexaminer.com

"Taxpayers may soon be paying for sex-change surgeries in Berkeley. The City Council votes Tuesday night on setting aside $20,000 annually for gender-reassignment surgery for city employees."

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Breast implants catch eye of tax agents | Reuters

http://www.reuters.com

Is this a case of "Evasion of the Booby Enhancers" or what?

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Family charged 'death tax' for baby who lived one hour

http://www.king5.com

Olivia Clark lived for only one hour. Doctors didn't even expect her to survive birth. Now her family has a hard time understanding why the King County Medical Examiner has to review her death and charge $50.

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Time to Secede: U.S. bills states $1.3 billion in interest

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

As if states did not have enough on their plates getting their shaky finances in order, a new bill is coming due — from the federal government, which will charge them $1.3 billion in interest this fall on the billions they have borrowed from Washington to pay unemployment benefits during the downtu

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Illinois lawmakers pass 66 percent income tax increase

http://news.yahoo.com

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn defended a massive increase in state income taxes passed by lawmakers Wednesday and promised to quickly sign the measure to help heal the state's ailing finances.

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Chicago Parking ticket

http://www.nbcchicago.com

Guy gets a parking ticket while standing at the payment box speaking with a reporter about parking rate hikes. Cop slithers away from camera and then comes back to deliver the ticket when no one is there.

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Swiss village: pay your dog tax or Fido gets it

http://news.yahoo.com

"This isn't about a mass execution of dogs," Nemitz said. "It's meant to put pressure on people who don't cooperate."

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Switzerland Threatens To Kill Dogs If Owners Don't Pay Tax

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

A Swiss village has found a drastic way to compel dog owners to pay their pet's annual tax: Pay the government Mafia their protection fee or your dog dies!

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Hell no, we won't go... out of our way to collect sales taxes

http://arstechnica.com

Amazon is no fan of collecting state sales taxes, and it's ready to play hardball once again in its attempt to avoid the levy. An e-mail sent from the company to all of its Illinois affiliates this morning warns that, should Illinois Governor Pat Quinn sign a just-passed tax bill, Amazon is cutting off every affiliate in Illinois.

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A very well-made, humorous and intelligent End the Fed cartoon.

http://www.youtube.com

A well-made End the Fed cartoon. A bit corny at times, but the statism is kept to a minimum for the most part. 30 minutes long, spread it around.

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Census: Fast growth in states with no income tax

http://washingtonexaminer.com

For those of us who are demographic buffs, Christmas came four days early when Census Bureau director Robert Groves announced on Tuesday the first results of the 2010 census and the reapportionment of House seats (and therefore electoral votes) among the states.

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Orlando Police Shut Down Thanksgiving Football Game

http://www.orlandosentinel.com

Orlando Police Department shut down a 40 year Orlando tradition of a pick up Football game on Thanksgiving, demanding a $7000.00 Fee for a permit to use a public park.

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New Castle councilman calls cops on boys’ cupcake sale

http://www.lohud.com

When Andrew DeMarchis and Kevin Graff, two 13-year-olds from Chappaqua’s Seven Bridges Middle School, set up shop at Gedney Park on a fall weekend last month, they were expecting a tidy profit.
Instead, the two wannabe entrepreneurs selling cupcakes, cookies, brownies and Rice Krispie treats baked by them for $1 a piece got a taste of cold, hard bureaucracy.

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How Google Avoided Paying $60 Billion In Taxes

http://tech.slashdot.org

"Google only pays a 2.4% tax rate using money-funneling techniques known as the 'Double Irish' and the 'Dutch Sandwich,' even though the US corporate income tax is 35%. By using Irish loopholes, money is transferred legally between subsidiaries and ends up in island sanctuaries that have no income tax, giving Google the lowest tax rate amongst its technology peers. Facebook is planning to use the same strategy."

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