Pennsylvania’s tax amnesty program started on April 26th and to help taxpayers get off their non-complying asses, this ad has been introduced to motivate Keystone Staters that owe back taxes.
If this doesn’t get Quaker stoners into compliance, nothing will:
Personally, we would liked to have seen the PA Dept of Rev go the route of PICPA and incorporate Snuggies or breathlessly judgmental friends. Although we understand that scare tactics may be effective, a state must be pretty desperate to run this to get taxpayers motivated.
Btw, Philadelphia’s tax amnesty program started today and, so far, is considerably less Orwellian.
Tax Amnesty Programs: A Gold Mine for States or Bad Policy?