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What's it like to be a tax season sign twirler?




KPCC's Robert Garrova interviewing sign twirler Phillip Tolburt
KPCC's Robert Garrova interviewing sign twirler Phillip Tolburt
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As Tax Day approaches,  you're bound to see more and more of them on the street corners: sign twirlers for tax preparing offices. Dressed like Uncle Sam or the Statue Of Liberty, it's their job to draw you in before the April 15 deadline. Off-Ramp interns Robert Garrova and Mukta Mohan went to Northeast Los Angeles and Pasadena and tracked down two - Phillip Tolburt and Heather Gonzalez.