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User currently offlinePPVRA From Brazil, joined Nov 2004, 8964 posts, RR: 39
Posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1529 times:

What do you think. . .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aD5VIGBkew&feature=player_embedded

 Wow!


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User currently offlineKC135TopBoom From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 12150 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1477 times:

That is discusting the taxing agency and state would resort to threatening Gastapo tactics. Maybe "Tom" is now unemployed because of the state running business out of it due to high taxes and cannot afford to pay them.

User currently offlineKen777 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 8278 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1457 times:

This isn't the first time that a state or city has offered a "discount" from interest or penalties for those who pay up. Doesn't matter if it's a dude who works a lot on the barter market or skips out paying their business taxes. In the aggregate these folks represent a drop in city/state revenues (with attending cut in services) or an increase in other's taxes.

User currently offlineKC135TopBoom From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 12150 posts, RR: 51
Reply 3, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1333 times:

Quoting Ken777 (Reply 2):
This isn't the first time that a state or city has offered a "discount" from interest or penalties for those who pay up.

That is true, but in the past other states, etc. have used different methods to encourage people to pay back taxes. Usually they are much easier tactics than zeroing in by saying "we know where you live" type of intimadation.


User currently offline1stfl94 From United Kingdom, joined May 2006, 1455 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1323 times:

They've been using the same tactics for TV licencing and car tax in the UK, though not quite as extreme as this.

User currently offlineDreadnought From United States of America, joined Feb 2008, 8841 posts, RR: 24
Reply 5, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1310 times:

Quoting Ken777 (Reply 2):
This isn't the first time that a state or city has offered a "discount" from interest or penalties for those who pay up. Doesn't matter if it's a dude who works a lot on the barter market or skips out paying their business taxes. In the aggregate these folks represent a drop in city/state revenues (with attending cut in services) or an increase in other's taxes.

You miss the point. It's the attitude that is disgusting. The whole idea of government as a public service seems to go out the window these days. "Nice Car... Pay up!"



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User currently offlineFlyDeltaJets87 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1281 times:

While I agree with the message that those who owe need to pay up, the presentation is awful and downright scary.

User currently offlineSKYSERVICE_330 From Canada, joined Sep 2000, 1419 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (4 years 4 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1245 times:

Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Reply 6):

While I agree with the message that those who owe need to pay up, the presentation is awful and downright scary.

Agreed. The message is OK, but the delivery is awful.


User currently offlineKC135TopBoom From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 12150 posts, RR: 51
Reply 8, posted (4 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1157 times:

Quoting Dreadnought (Reply 5):
You miss the point. It's the attitude that is disgusting. The whole idea of government as a public service seems to go out the window these days. "Nice Car... Pay up!"
Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Reply 6):
While I agree with the message that those who owe need to pay up, the presentation is awful and downright scary.
Quoting SKYSERVICE_330 (Reply 7):
Agreed. The message is OK, but the delivery is awful.

Correct.


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