Swiss village to execute dogs if owners don’t pay taxes

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Tax season is upon us and if you flip on your television the preparation services will make sure you are painfully aware of that fact with a myriad of commercials.

But as excruciating as doing your taxes can be, especially if you owe money, at least your dog is safe. Say what?

According to the AP, a small Swiss village called Reconvilier has a problem with delinquent taxes and they have a plan to motivate tardy payers.

Officials plan to execute dogs if owners do not pay their $50 annual pet tax. Wow and we thought audits were tough.

Via the AP

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