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Dear IRS

Enclosed is my 2005 tax return showing that I owe $3,407.00 in taxes.
Please note the attached article from USA Today, where is
you will see the Pentagon is paying $171.50 for hammers and NASA has paid $600.00 for a toilet seat.
I am enclosing four toilet seats (value $2400) and six
hammers (value $1029), bringing my total remitted to

Please apply the overpayment of $22.00 to the “Presidential
Election Fund,” as noted on my return. You can do this
inexpensively by sending them one 1.5″ Phillips Head screw
(article from USA Today detailing how HUD pays $22.00
each for 1.5″ Phillips Head Screws).
It has been a pleasure to pay my tax bill this year, and I look
forward to paying it again next year.


A Satisfied Taxpayer