Taxes, Fees & Fines

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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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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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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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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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