I’m a little torn on this ad. I don’t find it odd that the tax man knows where people live, or even their tax status. One would have assumed for decades that the government on every level keeps a close eye on those issues. On the other hand, with narration straight out of Eagle Eye, this ad doesn’t exactly seem like a friendly invitation to take advantage of a tax amnesty that forgives all of the penalties and half of the accrued interest. But hey, the computer in Eagle Eye was friendly enough, too, wasn’t it? Er …

Daily Dis’ Yoda-like verdict: “Sounds good, this ad does not.” Maybe not, but delinquent taxpayers probably won’t get a better deal — and this one only lasts until June 18th. Perhaps Pennsylvania would get a better response if they didn’t make compliance sound so ominous. They can take some comfort in knowing that the state wouldn’t have had to enact a tax amnesty if they really did have this kind of power. Julianne Moore, call Harrisburg when you get the chance …

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