Friday, February 29, 2008
My real life is way too boring, no one would read.
But, sometimes, real life is too good, and even I couldn't make it up.
Like, this story, totally TRUE.
I get a notice in the mail, I owe the City of Hudson tax money, a couple of hundred dollars. It's a slip of paper, with the amount hand-written.
I owe X dollars and Y cents.
When I was writing the check out, I didn't have the hand-written slip of paper in front of me. I remembered the dollar amount, but didn't remember the cents.
I just rounded up and paid the next full dollar amount.
The check is cashed a week or so later...all is good.
About another week goes by, and I get a letter in the mail, from the City of Hudson Treasurer's office. It's a little heavy.
I open it up, and there's a little envelope with FORTY-NINE CENTS CHANGE in it; a quarter, two dimes, and four pennies.
It's not a credit to my account, not a check, but the actual change.
Now, I'm thinking.....can people in town PAY their taxes in cash? Why not?