Its owners live in Canada, so you raise a very good question about taxation, and I'm not sure what the answer is.
Sandy and Melinda Rabinowitz wrote: > My goodness. How difficult would it be for the US and Canada > to sign a treaty and redraw the border by a few yards? Let > the pumps fly the Canadian flag, and if'll make the U.S. > happy, let them build their fences and their watchtowers > behind the filling station. And if the US is concerned about > losing territory, maybe they can get a few hectares of land > in the Yukon annexed to Alaska, and then it's all even-steven. > > I mean, don't get me wrong, I don't ordinarily have an issue > with our respective governments trying to enforce a border, > but this is ridiculous! > > Incidentally, that makes me wonder...how is the gas station > itself able to conduct business? Must it file U.S. and > Canadian tax returns? What if the cash register is > on the Canadian side of the line? Does that mean customers > then pay both Maine sales tax and the Canadian GST? Is > there a huge painted red line in the middle of the station's > parking lot that says "Caution: US Border, cross at your > own risk"? And if our government is willing to do all this > for a gas station, what might they do if a "Shopper's Drug > Mart" occupied the same space? Oh, the ideas that abound... > /Sandy/ > > ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// > /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// > /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// > ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// > -- Marc A. Schindler Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada -- Gateway to the Boreal Parkland “Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on” – Winston Churchill Note: This communication represents the informal personal views of the author solely; its contents do not necessarily reflect those of the author’s employer, nor those of any organization with which the author may be associated. ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ==^^=============================================================== This email was sent to: email@example.com EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n.YXJjaGl2 Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] T O P I C A -- Register now to manage your mail! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/register ==^^===============================================================