CAYUGA COUNTY — By the point he lastly leaves workplace, cities and villages might have entire sections of their regulation books devoted to Mentz supervisor William L. Jones.
Since Jones challenged the usage of city tools to assist clear Port Byron village streets in January, most Cayuga County cities and villages have handed a particular settlement legitimizing the sharing of companies between municipalities.
Now, many are contemplating passing yet one more regulation to keep away from the wrath of the IRS over the usage of freeway division pickups.
The most recent regulation is in response to a letter Jones despatched to Mentz Freeway Superintendent M. Stewart Filkins final Friday. Citing a dialog with the Inner Income Service, Jones said that the usage of the city pickup to and from work must be thought-about taxable earnings and reported to the IRS.
Jones requested Filkins to submit mileage for the previous three years and additional said that his inquiry may end in audits of all city freeway departments within the county.
The response to Jones’ letter was fast.
By Monday evening, not less than one city, Sterling, had already handed a regulation designed to exclude the usage of the freeway superintendent’s pickup from the IRS laws.
— Compiled by David Wilcox