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Pepperdine University School of Law

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The IRS Dog: Doberman Pinscher

DobermanFrom Jay A. Soled (Rutgers Business School):  Yahoo News, Five Fascinating Dog Facts You Don't Know:

#1 Tax Man's Best Friend: Being a 19th-century tax collector was down-right dangerous, particularly in Germany. This was why fellow tax man, Louis Dobermann, created a dog breed that was capable of protecting him as he went about conducting business - none other than the Doberman Pinscher. One suspects Louis was not a popular man.

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