Tax authorities and tax honesty advocates have been at odds for many years over whether filing a Form 1040 Individual Income Tax Return is voluntary or mandatory. The Service has jailed people for “failure to file.” Many who have studied the matter still believe there is a lawyerly bamboozle in involved. Why? Because you can’t be forced to sign an … → Read More
In Tax Court with a CDP hearing case? You will want to read this brief. In 1998 the IRS’ collections actions had become so outrageously aggressive and lawless that even Congress realized that Americans were being abused. They passed a law that granted tax payers hearing rights before they had liens or levies executed against them. The hearings are called Collections Due Process or CDP hearings. As it turns out, they have little to do with due process and, in the intervening years, have become … → Read More
Join us, always a good chat and nice to hang out with like-minded friends. If you want to watch anonymously, no need to login. If you’d like to join in the video or chat box, login to your Twitter account. ICYMI: Last week’s blab topic was “Are You Still Free?” Some interesting points of discussion, find it here: https://blab.im/robert-badgett-is-america-still-the-land-of-the-free See you later!
It wasn’t the first time Irwin Schiff had been thrown in the slammer by Uncle Sam. But when he reported to start serving a 14 year sentence for “tax crimes” at age 77 he was fairly certain it would be the last. He was right. Irwin was a political prisoner locked up as an example to those who might be inclined to ask the wrong questions about the modern application of the income tax. His trial was a model for federal “show trials,” devoid of … → Read More
Last night @kemosabe and I talked about IRS lien and levy actions on a twitter blab. If you missed it, click here to watch. And if you have questions about IRS liens and levies, please ask in the comments. I don’t publish the comments so they won’t show up on the site, but I will reply (so use a real email address).
FREE WEBINAR IRS Questions? Lysander Venible, author of On Your Own In Tax Court, will be available to answer your questions about any IRS administrative or Tax Court issue you have. Tax Law, Tax Court, Non-Filers, Collections, Liens, Levies, Penalties , Hearings, Audits, Notices, Refunds, you name it. Lysander has spent more than a decade studying and working with the IRS and the U.S. Tax Court. He does so on a daily basis. He has learned a lot about administrative procedures and how to conduct … → Read More
Conversations with Lysander cover a wide range of topics having mostly to do with the IRS but might include other liberty topics, like the head of the snake (the Fed), NSA spying, encryption and Bitcoin. IRS topics include: alternatives to U.S. Tax Court, administrative protests, appeals, objections and settlements, the best cases to take to tax court, which cases should never be taken to that forum, and those that fall in between. The timeline for the following chat is below the video. Due to a … → Read More
This needs to go viral. Meanwhile, tweet Godfrey @goddersbloom, let him know what you think.