An 11-year-old girl with a cupcake stand ran afoul of the regulatory authorities in Illinois. One lawmaker tried to come to her rescue with a measure to exempt kids with lemonade stands from regulation. But then the authoritarians got involved. No human activity is too small for bureaucrats to insert themselves. Now the IRS is working on getting a cut of peoples’ frequent flyer miles and hotel loyalty reward programs.
Big government’s hungry for new things to tax
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