Where are you located? How many times do they hit you for the tax? If it is a
personal property tax, what about depreciation, or value added if you restore
This sort of tax REALLY pisses me off. You paid tax on the income you spent on
the car, and you
paid tax on the purshase transaction. Now you get taxed just for HAVING
I must leave now before I have a stroke......
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>From: "R. Ashford Little II" <email@example.com>
Subject: Ad Valorem taxes and stupidity
So it's time to pay the ad valorem taxes on my cars, but I received a
notice to call the local tax commissioner to compute the tax on my TR6.
I try to call them.six times before I have the privilege of being put on
hold for 35 minutes. Finally, a voice appears on the other end and asks
me "what did you pay for your car?" Without thinking too much and being
basically honest, I replied "5,000 dollars" (which isn't exactly right
either) and was promptly told my bill was $107.04. I'm still trying to
figure out the answers to two questions: one, what do they do will all
the tax money and two, why I didn't reply "oh, maybe a thousand."
My tax dollars at work.<
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