Don't Get Audited! The IRS's Dirty Dozen Red Flags
By Joy Taylor, assistant editor, The Kiplinger Tax Letter
Ever wonder why some tax returns get intense scrutiny from the Internal Revenue Service while most are ignored? The agency doesn't have enough personnel and resources to examine each and every tax return filed during a year -- it audits only slightly more than 1% of all individual returns annually.Read more »
A couple of Ranger Smiths have surely earned their pay by fining a man leading a Bigfoot expedition on Federal land, citing him for not having the proper permit. They then admitted “It’s highly unlikely that he would have gotten a permit if he applied for one. It’s not normal practice to issue them for expeditions to find Bigfoot."Read more »
Did you know that vital parts of the US law are secret, and you're only allowed to read them if you pay a standards body thousands of dollars for the right to find out what the law of the land is?Read more »
AN OUTRAGED Brooklyn woman has vowed to fight a $50 summons for resting her injured leg on a seat in a nearly empty subway car.
Kate Wilson, 29, said she was nursing a strained calf muscle and propped her right leg up on an empty seat while riding the D train in Borough Park about 1 a.m. Sunday.Read more »
An illiterate, widowed 89-year-old man is fighting the city to stay in the home he once owned and where he raised his eight children.
The city foreclosed over a $632 delinquent tax bill.Read more »
Minarchist Jan Helfeld interviews Michael Steele who chair of the RNC until recently, if taxes are voluntary and he says, "Yes." Helfeld is brilliant but he fails to elicit any recognition in Steele of the truth behind this question asked and re-asked in several different ways. To watch the continued denial of the bold reality would be excellent parody if it weren't real.Read more »
Kathy’s General Store on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reservation was closed Tuesday by Kansas Department of Revenue agents after they seized its assets for nonpayment of more than $1.7 million of state retail sales taxes.Read more »
A bill has been introduced by the Illinois House of Representatives that will affect the way Hog Rock (aka Hatchet Landings) does business and holds events (including The Gathering of the Juggalos). If passed, a tax will be put on every ticket sold. This could jeopardize future events here.Read more »
IRS will file late returns automatically forcing extortion victims to pay regardless and polishes the turd by calling it a ghost return, as if the .gov needed more unaccountability, watch out for the ghost return.Read more »
If You Hate Taxes . . .
Found at the excellent blog What Would Jack Do?:
If you’re a conservative who hates taxes, please do the following.
Do not use Medicare.
Do not use Social Security
Do not become a member of the US military, who are paid with tax dollars.
Do not ask the National Guard to help you after a disaster.
Do not call 911 when you get hurt.
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