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Your Views: Banks that don't pay their local taxes don't deserve our business
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As I look at the delinquent tax listing scrolling by on our local government access channel, I am reminded of our obligation to pay taxes.

I find it troubling to see places of business, particularly banks, on this list. My bank showed up as being delinquent on its taxes. This is what happens when they get too big, get bought, etc.

First customer satisfaction suffers, and now it won't even pay its taxes (or resolve the tax issue and get its name off the delinquency list).

My bank now wishes to charge me a fee to roll over my IRA to another bank's IRA. It must really be in tax difficulty.

I will be walking away from this bank. I advise you to check the delinquent tax list for your bank's name, then stop doing business with them.

Jerry Ferguson
Gainesville

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