A 12-year-old boy in Pocatello is being targeted by the Idaho Tax Commission for setting up a small raspberry stand

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12-Year-Old Targeted By Idaho Tax Commission For Raspberry Stand

byMikael Thalen
September 3rd, 2013
Updated 09/03/2013 at 2:06 pm

A 12-year-old boy in Pocatello is being targeted by the Idaho Tax Commission for setting up a small raspberry stand without giving the state a percentage of his profits.

boy-raspberry-stand-taxTayson Weeks, who decided to sell raspberries from his family’s farm to save up for a small motorcycle, was confronted by the tax commission on his second day selling to local residents. Following an earlier accident that landed him in the hospital with a concussion, Tayson hoped to spend his summer learning how to properly save money through the raspberry stand.

“He wanted to buy himself a little Honda pit bike. I told him he’d have to pay it for himself,” said Jason Weeks, the boy’s father.

According to Jason, the Tax Commission handed his son a tax form and gave…

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A small business owner, a tea party organizer, a son, father and husband who is not willing to sell out the future lives of his children.

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