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Billag'd for radio tax? I don't even have a radio

I searched the forums for an answer but there's too much on TVs, nothing on radio.

All i have is cablecom internet and a laptop. The billag dude said I have to pay the radio tax. I don't listen to radio at all. WTF?
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Old 22.10.2010, 20:38
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Re: Billag'd for radio tax? I don't even have a radio

You could listen to the radio on your laptop.
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Old 22.10.2010, 20:43
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Re: Billag'd for radio tax? I don't even have a radio

no car?
computer is enough to listen to radio
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Re: Billag'd for radio tax? I don't even have a radio

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You could listen to the radio on your laptop.
is that the justification? if so i'm throwing this piece of junk out the window.
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is that the justification? if so i'm throwing this piece of junk out the window.
at least sell it here
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at least sell it here
No can do, then he would not be able to close the thread once the laptop is gone
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at least sell it here
can't, everybody will ruin my sale thread
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Old 22.10.2010, 20:49
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can't, everybody will ruin my sale thread
I promise you, I won't....also, instead of tossing it out the window..you could like give it to me for free and in return, I'll explain the nice Bilag people, that you just borrowed it from me .
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Old 22.10.2010, 20:52
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Re: Billag'd for radio tax? I don't even have a radio

Yep, you only need to have the ability to listen be it on your laptop or in your car. Whether you actually ever listen to anything on the radio is irrelevant.

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Old 22.10.2010, 20:54
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I promise you, I won't....also, instead of tossing it out the window..you could like give it to me for free and in return, I'll explain the nice Bilag people, that you just borrowed it from me .
is there something for me in this transaction? if not I'm going to print this page and send it to Billag.
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Old 22.10.2010, 20:56
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is there something for me in this transaction? if not I'm going to print this page and send it to Billag.
...transaction, hmm let's see...how about I don't call immigration on ya?
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Old 22.10.2010, 20:58
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...transaction, hmm let's see...how about I don't call immigration on ya?
you can call my employer....i'll tell him that I'm keeping an eye here on nasty foreigners who want to cheat on Billag.
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I searched the forums for an answer but there's too much on TVs, nothing on radio.

All i have is cablecom internet and a laptop. The billag dude said I have to pay the radio tax. I don't listen to radio at all. WTF?
Don't waste your energy trying to get your head around the Billag system. It is just one of those sh*>ty little things put in place which can only be considered a tax. It does not have anything to do with what I watch on TV or listen to on the radio but at least it doesn't get spent on nuclear weapons or keeping single mothers of 6.

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Old 22.10.2010, 21:51
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I promise you, I won't....also, instead of tossing it out the window..you could like give it to me for free and in return, I'll explain the nice Bilag people, that you just borrowed it from me .
...and then in the end Lost_Inbroad will have to pay that Billag
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Are you the new Kasia?
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Old 23.10.2010, 11:33
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...and then in the end Lost_Inbroad will have to pay that Billag
Nah, they assume I paid already.


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Re: Billag'd for radio tax? I don't even have a radio

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I searched the forums for an answer but there's too much on TVs, nothing on radio.

All i have is cablecom internet and a laptop. The billag dude said I have to pay the radio tax. I don't listen to radio at all. WTF?
I have to pay tax for the road and I don't even drive!!

http://www.billag.ch/web/de/fragen_und_antworten.html

They also drive around your neiborhood looking for criminals with illegal radios and TV

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Old 24.10.2010, 11:56
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Re: Billag'd for radio tax? I don't even have a radio

u need to pay even if u have a radio capable mobile / mp3 player
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Old 24.10.2010, 12:34
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Re: Billag'd for radio tax? I don't even have a radio

You are paying for the possibility of listen to the radio, not for using it.
I Think it is not worth the hassle , to fight against billag.
Pay every 3 Months the 42.25 sfr ..........
Or sell your moblie/laptop, seal the cablecom connections in the wall and your are free ...........
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Old 24.10.2010, 12:41
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Re: Billag'd for radio tax? I don't even have a radio

Did you wait for them to come to you and ask for payment?

When I moved here (well after a couple of months), despite having a tv but no means of receiving a signal (it's hooked up to the xbox and pc) I went on their website and signed up for the tv licence, but not the radio. They gave me a month or two for free for being honest and have never hassled me about a radio licence.
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