Employee at a potato bar Amanda B expressed her shock on X (formerly Twitter) when she learned that she would be taxed on the $15 ascribed value of the potato that her employer gave her as a Christmas bonus.
Amanda B shared her surprise in a now-viral post, saying, “My job is creating a potato bar as our Christmas bonus. As a bonus, I receive a hospital potato.”
Amanda pondered whether to leave her job in a funny but frustrated post, lightheartedly inquiring as to whether anyone wanted an assistant.
She called the potato bar her “Charlie Brown villain origin story” and likened it to the year before’s Christmas present, a 30-minute video conference call with the company’s leaders.
She described how the business makes decisions, saying, “A potato bar is just baked potatoes topped with toppings.
Additionally, they came to the conclusion that the turkey chili would be too costly after determining that the frito pies were too pricey.”
Her “$15 taxed potato” photo was also posted, evoking a range of responses on social media.
Many were shocked by the peculiar Christmas present and the tax situation, joking that no potato is worth $15 and drawing comparisons between the