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Tax Dollars: Texas Man Arrested for Paying Taxes with $1 Bills

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WICHITA COUNTY, Texas — Timothy Norris showed up at the Wichita County Courthouse just before the February 1 deadline to pay his property taxes.

The 27-year old’s payment method wasn’t exactly appreciated by the office staff, however. Norris allegedly folded each dollar-bill so tightly that it took county staff  six minutes to unfold each and every bill. Do the math and that’s 3,600 minutes of unfolding — a taxing job to say the least.

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