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brassplayersrock²
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Jul 22, 2010, 02:04 AM
 
     
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Jul 22, 2010, 06:25 AM
 
Definitely a cool story. But I hope he knows to pay Uncle Sam his tribute. . .

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Jul 22, 2010, 08:33 AM
 
He didn't buy it, is there tax on trades?

There was a website a while back about a kid who started out with a paperclip and traded up.

Ah, here: one red paperclip
     
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Jul 23, 2010, 12:09 PM
 
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
He didn't buy it, is there tax on trades?
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Yes. You're presumed to have bought it and are taxed on the value the state deems it to be worth. Sometimes this is called a highway use fee, sometimes it's a property tax, but unless it was gifted by an immediate family member, there's no exemption.
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