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Got dinged with the State of Washington

Discussion in 'Northwest Fishing' started by Fishjager, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. Fishjager

    Fishjager North of Seattle Member

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    I reported my crab catch last year via internet. I did not write down the confirmation number. So, when I renewed this year they charged $10.00 extra for not reporting. I guess what I am saying keep track of all your dealings with WDFW they tend to loose things also.:huh:
     
  2. billdeserthills

    billdeserthills Cave Creek, Arizony Well-Known Member

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    I used to get that kind of crap in Arizona all the time myself,
    Twice a year or so I would get a bill from the state saying I had not reported or paid this or that months sales tax. Funny thing is the state always had an exact total that I owed. When I looked up in my records of course I had paid the amount, that was where the state had "gotten" the total amount from. I was also charged $40.00 late fee on my property taxes even though I had the Postmaster hand cancel that envelope and I know it arrived on time. Now I pay the extra and send the money Certified Mail, Return Receipt everytime, that seems to fix the whole problem.
     
  3. Ben Beckerich

    Ben Beckerich NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    if something sits on somebody's desk too long, who should get in trouble over it? "too many of these, and i could get scolded... i'll just mark here that he didn't report/paid late/etc. nobody ever fights these things."
     
  4. i8asquirrel

    i8asquirrel Keizer, oregon Member

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    Well thats why they give you a confirmation #, You have one # to keep track off. They haqve Thousands.........
     
  5. USMC1911

    USMC1911 Salem Active Member

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    Not that its there job or anything.
     
  6. kev766

    kev766 Western Washington New Member

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  7. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    That's why I always send my Fed and State taxes in via Certified Mail return receipt requested. I got dinged for a late fee one year by the Feds and I know darn well I got my returns in the mail on time, but with the IRS you're guilty unless you can prove you're innocent.
     
  8. billdeserthills

    billdeserthills Cave Creek, Arizony Well-Known Member

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    One year I was late in mailing my taxes in, I was so wasted I came to the conclusion that I could bribe the postman to postdate my package on time, if I only put enough $1 stamps on the envelope, I wound up putting a couple of dollar bills on the envelope too, stuck on w/ the $1 stamps. I received a note from the IRS with a stern warning to not mail money to them in the future, and crediting my account the 2 one dollar bills. No late fee either
     
  9. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    Whoa dude! Was in that place at one time in my life, (college), hope you're past that now. Not judgin'. Just sayin'.
     
  10. billdeserthills

    billdeserthills Cave Creek, Arizony Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, it is hard to keep up that kinda party pace for too long