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Pennsylvania State Government • Pennsylvania man pays school property tax — all in $1 bills

By Gary Triplett An Easton, Pa. man, frustrated over property taxes, visited the local tax office and paid in dollar bills — all $7,143 of it.

One bill at a time.

Local news reports identify the man as Robert Fernandes of Forks Township.

The scene, posted on YouTube, has generated more than 15,600 views — in less than a week.

In the video, Fernandes carries a duffel bag filled with bundled bills, which he proceeds to stack on a counter. He brings doughnuts, offered to “anyone who is inconvenienced here today.”

The tax collector tells Fernandes his protest should probably be directed elsewhere, toward the school board, maybe, which is in charge of setting property tax rates.

“I’m not doing this to make anybody’s life more difficult,” Fernandes tells the collector. “Unfortunately, I wish the same could be said, you know, for me and many others whose lives are more difficult for having to pay property taxes.”

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Filing Taxes: Will Itemizing Your Deductions Save You Money?

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Though we all groan about having to pay taxes, the government is nice enough not to tax us on everything we earn.

There are two big buckets of deductions the government gives us: The first are called “above the line,” and the second are called “below the line,” which we’ll cover here. (The “line” these deductions refer to is a literal line on your 1040 form for the Adjusted Gross Income.)

Below the Line Deductions

You can take your below the line deductions in one of two ways: Either you can…

Filing Taxes: Will Itemizing Your Deductions Save You Money? originally appeared on DailyFinance.com on 2013-02-21T11:00:00Z.

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