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So, you think you are getting screwed by our tax system?



May 22, 2009 – Comments (11) | RELATED TICKERS: AIG , BAC , GM

If so you need to read this story.

Not fair.


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#1) On May 22, 2009 at 12:09 PM, motleyanimal (35.84) wrote:

So she's getting screwed again.

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#2) On May 22, 2009 at 12:19 PM, HansHauge (45.90) wrote:

lol pwnd

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#3) On May 22, 2009 at 12:28 PM, starbucks4ever (78.92) wrote:

Not a big problem. Ultimately it's just another consumer tax. Cigarettes, wine, romance - somebody always wants us to overpay for these luxury items...

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#4) On May 22, 2009 at 12:32 PM, motleyanimal (35.84) wrote:

I have an idea. I'll have sex with her and sneak out of the hotel at night without paying her. She can write off the loss. I'll even stick her for the hotel room.

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#5) On May 22, 2009 at 12:35 PM, BMFPitt (90.35) wrote:

I fail to see the problem with anything in there.  Other than it not making any sense to put VAT taxes on it.  What did she add value to?

Also, she took the morning after pill?  Even if we assume she got the guy tested, wasn't this planned a few months in advance as to let her get on the regular pill?

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#6) On May 22, 2009 at 1:13 PM, devoish (64.32) wrote:

Here's hoping, for her sake, that the tax bill is the most she loses.

She risked her life having unprotected sex.

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#7) On May 22, 2009 at 1:22 PM, starbucks4ever (78.92) wrote:

"What did she add value to?"

Why, of course she added value to her body. Before the auction it had no consumer value because it was underutilized, but as a result of her desision to authorize its use for production purposes a new service was created which carried a substantially higher price tag.

As a side note, I can't help wondering why don't we monetize any such, how shall we put it, consumer interactions, which are now taking place for free, or, at the very least, impute the cost of these services at the current market rates. Imagine the implications for GDP growth!

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#8) On May 22, 2009 at 1:55 PM, charlesblazer (30.58) wrote:

zloj, if you decide to monetize such servcies, then you will need professional appraisers.  I can see it now...

No degree required; experience is your primary asset.  The work is time-consuming and exhausting, requiring frequent travel and a lot of late nights on-location.  Probably not good for married people, or those with families.  People skills and attention to detail are important.  Can be very rewarding, especially once you get a feel for the industry.  No two assignments are ever the same.  Apply now!

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#9) On May 22, 2009 at 3:16 PM, GKuhfeldt (87.54) wrote:

I wonder what meetings and conference calls would be like in this industry.

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#10) On May 22, 2009 at 3:21 PM, catoismymotor (< 20) wrote:


For $1.99 a minute plus long distance charges I am sure you can find out.



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#11) On May 22, 2009 at 3:23 PM, QualityPicks (79.32) wrote:

It is always nice to know that while you risk everything, sometimes you dignity, sometimes your body, sometimes your life, sometimes your money, the government takes 50% without taking any risk, isn't it nice?

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