According to oregonlive.com
a little 7 year old girl opened a lemonade stand in Portland.
The Moltnoman county Health Department shut her down, they demanded she pay $120.00 for a license to operate.
Is this the government going nuts or what?
Answer by Carpy at 3:06 PM on Aug. 6, 2010
Answer by urkiddingright at 3:27 PM on Aug. 6, 2010
Answer by yourspecialkid at 3:10 PM on Aug. 6, 2010
That's pathetic. I wonder what the payroll taxes are on a lemonade stand. Do they have to file self employment taxes quarterly? What are the OSHA regulations on a stand? Does it depend on how busy the street is that the stand is on? Do insurance premiums go up when you are on a busy street? So many questions, so much red tape. It doesn't even pay to be a kid anymore. This is sad.
Answer by QuinnMae at 3:16 PM on Aug. 6, 2010
Answer by Memigen at 3:02 PM on Aug. 6, 2010
Answer by LishaBee at 3:14 PM on Aug. 6, 2010
It's nuts, but if she's smart, she'll do what DEMOCRATS do, and charge her customers a $10 tax "sin tax" on each glass!! LOL You know, pass on the costs of LIBERAL policies to the customer?! :o)
Answer by LoriKeet at 3:18 PM on Aug. 6, 2010
Answer by yourspecialkid at 3:35 PM on Aug. 6, 2010
Answer by autodidact at 6:35 PM on Aug. 6, 2010
I can understand this. If you're in a public setting such as a farmers market or arts/wine fair you have to pay a fee for your spot. You shouldn't just assume it's okay to serve food to the public and not pay..... Health insurance is quite important if said patron got sick off your rotten lemons.
And whoever said this was a "liberal" issue, you've lost your marbles. People might like you if you weren't so one dimensional.
Answer by parrishsky at 6:59 PM on Aug. 6, 2010