[OM] Re: Sale of an Olympus legend

Subject: [OM] Re: Sale of an Olympus legend
From: Jan Steinman <Jan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2008 21:00:01 -0700

On 4 Apr 08, at 19:02, Listar wrote:
> From: David Thatcher <davidt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> On Thu, Apr 03, 2008 at 07:52:58PM -0700, Jan Steinman wrote:
>>> From: Moose <olymoose@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> Any rich people on the list who need some quite charming additions  
>>> to
>>> their family?
>> Rich? Hardly. But we'll feed and house them in exchange for 36 hours
>> of farm work a week.
>> The way things are headed, that sort of arrangement is going to be
>> more common.
> Wasn't that sort of thing made illegal in Cabada in 1803?   :)

Only if involuntary.

Although the tax man feels cheated by it somehow... we deduct the food  
we feed them, and depreciate the space in the building they use, but  
they don't declare their food and lodging as income and pay taxes on it.

That's another reason it may become more popular!

:::: fas-cism (fash'iz'em) n. A system of government that exercises a  
dictatorship of the extreme right, typically through the merging of  
state and business leadership, together with belligerent nationalism.  
-- American Heritage Dictionary, 1983 (reference to "business" was  
removed in later editions)
:::: Jan Steinman <http://www.Bytesmiths.com>

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