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    Apparently, GADOR has discovered time travel.

    I grab the mail this morning at the shop, and I discover I've gotten a notice from the Georgia Department of Revenue that my company owes back sales tax for December of 2010. Slight problem, said company didn't exist until April 2011, and didn't have an account with GADOR (which triggers the mandate to file) until June. Want to place bets I get notices for January-through June?

    This is almost as much fun as when the IRS tried to seize my mother's house, for $300,000 in taxes owed for money my dad managed to earn two years after he died. Apparently even the fact that the IRS documents all listed my dad's name as "Deceased," didn't alert them to their mistake.

 

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    Quote Originally Posted by Strithe View Post
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    I grab the mail this morning at the shop, and I discover I've gotten a notice from the Georgia Department of Revenue that my company owes back sales tax for December of 2010. Slight problem, said company didn't exist until April 2011, and didn't have an account with GADOR (which triggers the mandate to file) until June. Want to place bets I get notices for January-through June?

    This is almost as much fun as when the IRS tried to seize my mother's house, for $300,000 in taxes owed for money my dad managed to earn two years after he died. Apparently even the fact that the IRS documents all listed my dad's name as "Deceased," didn't alert them to their mistake.
    He could have gotten better?

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    At first glance, I read the thread title as time-travelling "GAYDAR" -- and I was trying to picture a Neanderthal sporting nicely-tailored furs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rusty Halo View Post
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    At first glance, I read the thread title as time-travelling "GAYDAR" -- and I was trying to picture a Neanderthal sporting nicely-tailored furs.
    I was gonna post, "I thought GAYDAR only discovers gays?", but you beat me to the punch.
    Spoiler Alert!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Strithe View Post
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    This is almost as much fun as when the IRS tried to seize my mother's house, for $300,000 in taxes owed for money my dad managed to earn two years after he died. Apparently even the fact that the IRS documents all listed my dad's name as "Deceased," didn't alert them to their mistake.
    Dead people have been voting for years. Having them pay taxes is just the next logical step.
    Fiat justitia ruat coelum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Advocatus Diaboli View Post
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    Dead people have been voting for years. Having them pay taxes is just the next logical step.
    we do not condone representation without taxation!

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    Wow, that's a huge mess, eh?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Strithe View Post
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    This is almost as much fun as when the IRS tried to seize my mother's house, for $300,000 in taxes owed for money my dad managed to earn two years after he died. Apparently even the fact that the IRS documents all listed my dad's name as "Deceased," didn't alert them to their mistake.
    "Well, if you had saved that money instead of spending it, you could have used it to pay the taxes you owe." ---IRS Explanation
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    Quote Originally Posted by Queenie View Post
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    Wow, that's a huge mess, eh?
    The GADOR letter? Not really, it's on sales tax, and the amount they're demanding is relatively trivial.

    The IRS thing was cleared up after a couple of years, and didn't progress much beyond threatening letters & a tax lein. Once we showed them the right paperwork they backed off... sort of. It took about two years until they purged it from the computer system: the information seemed to shuttle back & forth between different IRS centers. Mom would get a letter, and then have to spend a couple of hours on phone calls & copying paperwork & paying for registered letters, etc.

    Of course, that first letter was a nice half-day panic attack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rusty Halo View Post
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    At first glance, I read the thread title as time-travelling "GAYDAR" -- and I was trying to picture a Neanderthal sporting nicely-tailored furs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tarion'sCousin View Post
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    "Well, if you had saved that money instead of spending it, you could have used it to pay the taxes you owe." ---IRS Explanation
    The more frightening actual explanation was along the lines of "Yeah, we know it's fucked, but the computer says you owe & it's up to you to prove otherwise."


    It's kind of the same problem my grandmother has with Medicare: about a year ago their computer system changed her birthdate, and now she gets denied coverage periodically because they think she's trying to commit fraud. We've submitted documents to Medicare, but their attitude is "Look, our computer just does that. Suck it." I guess the solution for us is to commit actual fraud & alter her birth certificate & photo ID so they match the Medicare records.

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    Well, it's certainly not to spend money getting the government better computer systems.

    (Though, looking at the history of this at the FAA, that's a two-edged sword that will cut your head off...everybody loves to force the air traffic controllers to use fancy new systems without ever actually taking into consideration what they say they actually need.)



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