RIP William Grigg, Champion of the “Mundanes”

I am saddened to report the death of one of liberty’s most articulate and persuasive voices, Will Grigg. Here is a link to an obituary by one of his many admirers, FEE Will Grigg, a Mighty Voice for Justice and Liberty. Mr. Grigg was as tireless in his pursuit of justice as he was brilliant in his writing. He will be missed by all friends of peaceful civil society.

Filing a Form 1040 is an “Attestation of Liability”

Form 1040Tax 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

Tax Court Brief Addresses Years of Tax Court Lawlessness

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

Tonight’s Blab: Irwin Schiff & U.S. Political Prisoners, a Blab with Lysander, Kemosabe & Friends

schiff blabJoin 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: See you later!

Unbroken Irwin Schiff Dies in Prison

It wasn’t the first time Uncle Sam had thrown Irwin Schiff in prison. 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. He was 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 fact … → Read More

IRS Lien and Levy: What You Need to Know

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 IRS Q&A Webinar with Lysander

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

Conversation with Lysander (20 min.)

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