Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Once upon a time...

There was this little ol'lady who filed her income taxes on time, as she always did every spring.

She even paid a professional accountant to handle all the paperwork, figuring she'd save herself the headache - all that messy paperwork, all that margin for error!

She happily received a nice tax refund from both governments (federal and provincial) and assumed all was done and put away until next year. After all, her former employers knew their stuff, right? As did the accountant?

Nothing to worry about!

But she was wrong.

She received a call in August from a provincial government bean counter, who said there was a mistake on the tax form on such-and-such a line - yes, they were checking just about every single tax return form this year, how about that? The little ol'lady referred the bean counter lady to the accountant, and she thought that was that.

Wrong again.

The next day, she got a phone call from the accountant who confirmed that one of her ex-employers had made a mistake on their tax form, the bean counter corrected it and that changed the integrity of the tax return itself - was the little ol'lady prepared for the bad news?

She was going to get a notice from the provincial government to pay up for taxes due.

Plus interest.

For something totally not her fault.

Yeah, the little ol'day isn't impressed.

Sumbitch!

/end of I Am The L.O.L. And I Am Not Laughing post/

8 comments:

Debby said...

Taxes suck!

Busy Bee Suz said...

Uhhhh....this does not sound like a happy ending story!
sorry/ :(

C said...

did this happen to you? ohmygod. taxes do suck and THEY are never wrong...


bastards.

Anke said...

I'm so sorry, that really stinks...

myself said...

stupid f-ing bastards

Curly said...

The little ol' lady's former employer should have to pay for it!!

Adventures In China said...

This sucks!!! I am so sorry. Can you get something from the acct. who screwed up??

prin said...

Yeah. :(