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Woman upset about $11,075 tax bill pays in singles

florida county taxes one dollar 41-acre estate

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#31 _dandy_

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Posted 27 November 2013 - 14:18

Did they at least make her wait until it was counted? You would think they would want to verify the money was all there before they let her leave under the pretense that the tax was paid.

 

I would hope so.  She can't just dump a big pile of money, have it assumed to be paid in full and then leave.  Otherwise, that's really not *her* mistake.




#32 ozgeek

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Posted 29 November 2013 - 06:17

Except most real contracts only have you own the house and like the top few feet of dirt (if that) on 'your' property - then they collect money on your land (and the square footage of the building on it - for no real reason besides greed, actually). In essence, you are renting the privilege of your home and land from the government in the area you live.

Welcome to the new America, where you don't really own anything, and you have the weak illusion of freedom.

 

It's the same in Australia. And we call them Council rates or just rates.