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IRS sends homeless man $6 Million tab

http://www.jewishworldreview.com | (UPI) -- The Statesman Journal in Salem, Ore., reports John Ramer has secondhand clothes from a Salvation Army Thrift Store, room and board at the Union Gospel Mission, and a tax bill from the IRS for almost $6 million.

Ramer took a look at the bill and headed straight for the IRS office, where he was surprised to be asked if he had done any "day trading" on the stock market.

The paper says the homeless Ramer, who is 30 and positive he has never hit the lottery jackpot, would have had to earn about $15 million to have that kind of tax bill.

The good news is the IRS is taking the case seriously and has found at least one error in Ramer's favor -- it was worth $18.

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