Honesty Doesn't Pay Off For Ex-Homeless Man

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  1. FLOUNDER

    FLOUNDER I am LAST

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  2. Apostolic

    Apostolic Super Moderator Staff Member

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    He should have bought a share of Google stock.
    Well to hide his fortune like a lot of rich folks do.
     
  3. RacerX69

    RacerX69 Retired Gear Jammer/IBEW Retired/Wingnut

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    Shame.

    Honesty rewarded with something like this. How far does the $850 go for the guy? How much will the financial assistance he is denied be offset by the windfall of the found cash? This sounds like government going after pennies from the people who need them when there are real criminals stealing by willful misrepresentation and getting many time more that the $850 and getting nary a second look..
     
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    Apostolic Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes go figure RacerX69 thought government was interested in our general well-being?
    Maybe in some respects but not in this case.
     
  5. FLOUNDER

    FLOUNDER I am LAST

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    I found a dollar last week , so that puts me in a higher tax bracket
     
  6. Magoo

    Magoo You don't have to be Einstein to figure it out

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    They know all your accounts and you don't even have to tell them.
    Only way to hide is to go overseas accounts like the rich do.
    Look at Romney comes to find out he's not a millionaire they say he's worth more than a Billion in mostly overseas accounts
     
  7. Magoo

    Magoo You don't have to be Einstein to figure it out

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    The way people talk about all the hand outs you would think everyone's on easy street with a big income.
    But it's not like that at all
     
  8. RacerX69

    RacerX69 Retired Gear Jammer/IBEW Retired/Wingnut

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    I used to report all the change I would find on the sidewalk as income [​IMG] . Now I simply look both ways, and if no one is looking I'll pick it up and put it in my pocket and not report it.

    The heck with the IRS.
     

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