(POCATELLO, ID) – The Idaho State Tax Commission is forcing a 12-year-old Pocatello boy to collect sales tax on a makeshift fruit stand he was operating over the summerTayson Weeks started selling raspberries in order to pay for a motorcycle he wanted. However, on the second day of selling the juicy berries, the state came calling, giving Weeks a deadline of October 15 to pay up. State authorities maintain that they’re only trying to be fair to other small business owners in the area who run similar operations.
Emanuella Grinberg, CNN
Adam Forsgren, EastIdahoNews.com Columnist