More Proof of the Inherent Immorality of Property Taxes

I’ve explained before that property taxes are inherently immoral. This incident is an extreme example of the principle.

An 83-year-old retired engineer in Michigan underpaid his property taxes by $8.41. In response, Oakland County seized his property, auctioned it off to settle the debt, and pocketed nearly $24,500 in excess revenue from the sale.

Under Michigan law, it was all legal. And hardly uncommon. 

Read the rest of this disgusting display of state power here.

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