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McCaskill leases plane from firm owned by McCaskill

By   /  March 31, 2011  /  Missouri, News  /  1 Comment

Every answer seems to lead to more questions regarding the nearly $320,000 worth of back taxes, interest, penalties and fees for a plane Sen. Claire McCaskill failed to pay personal property taxes on for four years.

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McCaskill calls back taxes ‘big, serious, sloppy mistake’

By   /  March 30, 2011  /  Missouri, News  /  1 Comment

Declaring she found the problem and took responsibility for not paying personal property taxes on her airplane, Sen. Claire McCaskill said it will be up to the voters in Missouri to decide whether to hire her again in 2012.

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McCaskill’s bill for back taxes totals nearly $320,000

By   /  March 23, 2011  /  Missouri, News  /  2 Comments

The bill for not paying personal property taxes on an airplane for four years — including $233,430.18 in taxes, $79,453.23 in interest, $6,257.67 in penalties and $400 in fees — totals $319,541.08 for Sen. Claire McCaskill.

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