A Halloween lesson in civic duty
“Well Sam, it seemed smart at the time, but those last few houses put you into the 2-lbs candy tax bracket. You could claim a deduction for those terrible black and orange candies, but that full-sized Snickers cancels it out. You’ll have to donate at least half a pound to your sister to avoid more penalties.”
Luckily his little sister ate a significant amount of his candy last year, so at least he has a loss he can carry forward.