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Headaches abound for the Minnesota man declared dead by the IRS 29 years ago

A note included with Adam Ronning 2009 tax return.

(FOX 9 Minneapolis)

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. – Thirty-three-year-old Adam Ronning is a busy man, father, and panel technician who, like many Minnesotans, has taxes withheld from his bi-weekly salary.

“They have never yet been able to prove that I’m dead,” he told FOX 9 Sunday, “It’s always up to me to prove that I am still here.”

But the way the TAX authorities will see the Ronning has been dead for 29 years.

The error is Ronning the mother of moisture to correct when her son was four.

“They blamed a computer failure, but it is ‘glitching’ since,” Linda Picard-Millette said.

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It was May 1987, she received a letter informing her she could no longer receive child support, after she re-married, because few Ronning one way or the other was declared deceased.

“I called Social Security and said: ‘what do you mean he’s dead?!'” Picard-Millete told, “they apologized, said the issue of a certificate of the resurrection, but they would not give me a copy, and would take care of things.”

But still, after Ronning submitted in 2009 he discovered the problem had risen in the place.

“[That is] when the IRS gave me half of my money back and explained to me the reason that I could not get my full refund because I was dead,” he said, referring to the 2009 notification.

“The only finger they lift the finger to point to other people,” he shook his head.

Forced to pick, where his mother remained Ronning is sent on an endless cycle between the TAX administration and the social security.

“I have hours on the phone with the IRS, the wait, and wait for someone trying to speak to supervisors, but they always point the finger at social security,” he sighed, “Social Security says that I am in order. I have three new social security cards now… I would not be a new map when I’m not around.”

The Ministry of finance even sent Ronning to a letter that acknowledges he is indeed still alive.

However, over the last five years, is the father of two, with another one the way, says things have actually gotten worse.

“Instead of getting half of my money and now I understand nothing of it,” Ronning said of why he now suspects that the IRS owes him big.

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