Thursday, January 13, 2011

Government: Anything For a Buck
Death tax on a child that only lived for one hour

KTVB of Boise, Idaho is reporting that Olivia Clark lived for only one hour. Doctors didn't even expect her to survive birth. So, her family has a hard time understanding why the King County Medical Examiner has to review her death and charge $50.

"There was a little line on there near the bottom of the bill that said 'King county death tax: $50.' And we looked at that, and looked at that and looked at each other and said 'what is that?' Couldn't believe that a little girl that lived for an hour has to pay a $50 tax," said grandfather Larry Clark.

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Blogger Mike said...

Can we get a post on the upcoming movie "The Rite?" It looks like an interesting movie but I haven't read the book its based off of yet. What do you this? What has the Vatican said?

9:50 PM  
Blogger Adeodatus49 said...

What they should do is try to get the $50 from the deceased, the miserable @ssholes.

I never heard of such a tax. When I die, they can just bill me for it!

11:19 PM  
Blogger scotju said...

It was said there is nothing surer in this life than death and taxes. Now, some damm breaucrats have figured out a way to combine the two!

8:56 AM  
Blogger ignorant redneck said...

"No Mans Liberty or Property are safe when the Legislature is in session"--Mark Twain

12:19 PM  

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