An Idaho State Tax Commission official has informed a family that their children’s roadside pumpkin stand violates the law and needs to be closed.

Dan and Kami Charais told the Lewiston Tribune that an official told them Friday that the stand operated by their four- and six-year-old children should be closed because it is operating without a permit. The couple said their children are operating the stand to raise money for school sports.

The state tax commission said it did not want to shut down the stand, but to teach the family about state tax policy. Pumpkins sold at roadside stands are taxable goods.

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