TAXES: Carry Me Back

A prominent Virginian admitted last week that he had failed to pay his state taxes by the Jan. 15 deadline and that the state tax commissioner had sternly penalized him $25. "An oversight," was the mortified explanation of T. Coleman Andrews, who had hastily paid up his tax and fine. As U.S. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, Andrews was so busy collecting federal taxes, he explained, that he clean forgot about his annual obligation to his home state.

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