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IRS pursues Americans up north

http://www.globalpost.com

New US tax law says dual citizens need to report to Uncle Sam.

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MA Supreme Court Approves Charging Innocent Ticket Recipients

http://www.thenewspaper.com

Innocent drivers can be charged $75 to fight a traffic ticket, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled.

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Elizabeth Warren is a retard.

http://www.reddit.com

I saw this post on reddit about some lady named Elizabeth Warren. This post surprisingly had 3000+ upvotes! What could she have said that was so amazing? I read her "quote" and it caused me to go into an angry rant. Here is that rant! If you agree with me, upvote me on reddit! Undoubtedly I am going to be downvoted into oblivion! lol

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Top 10 Bizarre Taxes

http://listverse.com

Governments will tax anything. Including beards, farts, and urine...

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Homeowners escape property tax by rebuying homes at auction

http://www.detnews.com

It's legal. But that doesn't mean it's fair, said homeowner Marilynn Alexander, who lives on Fairmount next door to one of Cusimano's rentals. The landlord owed $26,200 in taxes and other fees on the bungalow, but bought it back in October for $1,051. "He shouldn't be able to get away with that," said Alexander, a 57-year-old laundry worker who said she scrapes together every year her $1,500 in property taxes at the house where she's lived for 20 years. "That's not a fair break to anybody else out here."

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Warrant amnesty in St Louis

http://www.stltoday.com

Local government offering discount to get your money and clear warrants.

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Man, too poor to pay fishing fine, sent to jail

http://boingboing.net

“Long thought to be a relic of the 19th century, debtors’ prisons are still alive and well in Michigan,” Kary Moss, executive director of the Michigan ACLU, said in a press release. “Jailing our clients because they are poor is not only unconstitutional, it’s unconscionable and a shameful waste of resources.”

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Oakridge asking citizens for loan to keep afloat

http://oregoncapitolnews.com

Oakridge is facing a serious cash shortage after its bank statement showed the City had $420,000 less than planned, prompting a city planning commissioner to solicit private loans from citizens.

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Who knew L.A.'s red-light camera fines were 'voluntary'?

http://www.latimes.com

City officials this week spotlighted a surprising revelation involving red-light camera tickets: Authorities cannot force violators who simply don't respond to pay them. For a variety of reasons, including the way the law was written, Los Angeles officials say the fines for ticketed motorists are essentially "voluntary" and there are virtually no tangible consequences for those who refuse to pay.

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Cash-Strapped NYC Fines Man $2,000 -- For Not Watering Beehive?

http://newyork.cbslocal.com

It’s a new one in the annals of city government. The cash-strapped Bloomberg administration has mounted a “sting operation” against city beekeepers — ticketing a Douglaston man an unbelievable $2,000 for not watering his beehive.

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Cat Owners Hiss at San Diego Licensing Proposal

http://www.nbcsandiego.com

Cash-strapped San Diego considers tax for cats! Cat owners say the idea defies logic and accounting principles.

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Amazon seeks ballot measure to undo California tax

http://www.reuters.com

Amazon.com Inc has taken the first step toward asking California voters to repeal a new law requiring websites that forward shoppers to it to collect sales tax, a spokeswoman for the state's attorney general said on Monday.

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83 Year Old New York Woman Ticketed For Using City Trash Can

http://newyork.cbslocal.com

Darbe Pitofsky, 83, said she was on her way for a cup of coffee around 6:30 a.m. on June 25 when she threw a brown bag filled with old papers in a city litter basket... She said a sanitation worker quickly jumped out of his vehicle and demanded her information to write a summons... She said the worker demanded a form of identification and threatened to “put her away” if she didn’t comply.

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Carmel, Indiana Being 'Trashed' by Their Trashy Councilpersons

http://raystrash.com

The residents of Carmel, Indiana could be forced to no longer have their private refuse company remove their waste. And if history has a way of repeating itself, it will more than likely pass with the baffoons they have sitting at the helm. The 'illustrious' city council wants to impose an Ordinance that allows the City to select a trash removal company and tack on the fee on the sewer/water bill of the residents. Of course, the fee has yet to be determined. This is being heard at the June 6 and June 20 City Council meetings.

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Penny offense: Man fined for paying fee in pennies

http://news.yahoo.com

No lucky pennies here: Police have charged Jason West, an aggrieved medical patient in Vernal, Utah, with disorderly conduct. His alleged crime? Attempting to pay a disputed medical bill of $25 entirely in pennies.

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Utah Man Cited For Trying to Pay $25 Doctor’s Bill in Pennies

http://www.myfoxny.com

A Utah man has been charged with disorderly conduct for paying a disputed doctor's bill for $25, in pennies. The fine could potentially be $140.

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10-year-old boy gets ticket for not wearing seat belt properly

http://www.statesman.com

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A "scared" 10-year-old Central Texas boy who stuck his head out the passenger's seat window to get some fresh air says he was ticketed by police for improper seat belt usage after it slipped off.

Marshall May, a fourth-grader at Jim Plain Elementary School in Leander, just north of Austin, was on his way home in a minivan when he stuck his head out the window and his seat belt slipped, he said.

A Leander police officer pulled over the van that Marshall's 19-year-old aunt, Ashley Arredondo, was driving and gave the boy a ticket after a brief discussion Tuesday.

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Don’t Tell Us Amazon May Be Forced to Start Charging Sales Tax

http://gizmodo.com

At the end of June, a bill will be floated at Capitol Hill, proposing Amazon start collecting sales tax from its customers. Meaning, in essence, that online shopping could become more expensive.

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Judge Orders Former San Francisco Admin Terry Childs To Pay $1.5M

http://yro.slashdot.org

A judge Tuesday ordered a former city worker who locked San Francisco out of its main computer network for 12 days in 2008 to pay nearly $1.5 million in restitution, prosecutors said.' Keep in mind the network never went down and no user services were denied, and given that Terry Childs was the only one who had admin access (for years prior) it is difficult to understand how they came up in $1.5 million in costs, unless they're billing Terry Childs for the City's own failure to set up division of responsibility and standby emergency access procedures?"

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sovereign, citizen,

http://www.cbsnews.com

Who are "sovereign citizens"?

Anti-government U.S. extremists who don't pay taxes and ignore requirements like social security cards and drivers licenses are on the rise. Called sovereign citizens, some have become violent and the FBI considers them a domestic terror threat. Byron Pitts reports.

Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7366128n&tag=contentMain;contentA...

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