TAXES: Turn Over That Piggy Bank!

Turn Over That Piggy Bank!

The case might have surprised even Benjamin Franklin, who said that "in this world nothing is certain but death and taxes."Last week nine-year-old Carmin Fisher of Junction City, Ore., found out that the Internal Revenue Service had seized the $70.76 in her account at a local bank. Her grandmother Bettye Fisher received a bank statement indicating that the IRS had taken the girl's money as partial payment for a delinquent tax bill of $21,182 owed by her grandfather Charles Fisher. Since the age of two, Carmin had been putting pennies into a coffee can labeled with another adage reflecting Franklin's sentiments...

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