March 30, 1996 |
For the first time in more than three decades, an unwelcome visitor has returned to Cuba: the tax collector. As Americans puzzle over their tax returns, an island of people just off the Florida coast is even more confused. To start with, most of the youthful Cuban population has never paid a tax. Cubans once considered the abolition of taxes among the triumphs of the revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power in 1959.