Tax irony

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  1. Beth143nacho

    Beth143nacho Well-Known Member VIP

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    http://www.nationalreview.com/article/417275/msnbcs-tour-has-taxman-his-case-jillian-kay-melchior

    I've often wondered if there was a huge swath of people in this country that didn't even bother to pay taxes... And what our government did to those that don't pay them.

    At first, I thought of the stereotypical suburban family, with a home, 2-1/2 kids and a dog. The father worked for a living and mother stayed at home & took care of the kids. These guys may seem happy go lucky, but they live in fear of the tax man coming for them if they don't pay on time. Hell, just the threat of an audit was enough to send my parents into a huff.

    Then I wondered what some poverty stricken asshole in the ghetto would do. Does he even think about taxes? Or does he say fuck it, and not give it a second thought? Then I thought, there's a lot of assholes out there. The recent protests brought out just how big this population is. They don't seem like folks that would sit down and prep a 1040 by April 15th.

    This article pretty much shows that the Irs has no teeth left. what will they do to these deadbeats? Debtors prisons aren't only not constitutional, but recent cases have started linking them to normal repayment practices, getting collection agencies in a lot of trouble. What good is a tax Lein on these assholes?

    Which brings me to my point: as a middle class working stiff, am I a fool for believing that everyone pays their taxes?
     
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    or you could go big like scientology and just bully your way into not paying fucking taxes. smother them with lawsuits and then take pics together celebrating when you win tax exempt status

    fuck taxes :jj:
     
  3. LawyerLarry

    LawyerLarry Mr. Fuckmoney in the Bank VIP

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    Crazy Cabbie got in trouble around '04-'05 for not paying taxes. Did he end up going to jail for that?
     
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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    I don't know, I have seen some clients get royally fucked up the ass by the IRS
     
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    If you don't own anything nobody can do shit.
    I think that's Sharpton's dodge.
     
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    joe361 Well-Known Member

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    If they're "poverty stricken" their income tax burden would be 0.0. If they did file they would probably qualify for the earned income tax credit.
     
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    Yes he did he would call the show from the can.
     
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    SorryBoff Well-Known Member

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    :jj: You pay more taxes than GE
     
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    Bs100 Well-Known Member

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    When I took my Federal and state tax courses in law school- I couldn't believe how many tax breaks are written into our code for very select, niche, wealthy individuals and corporations. Any person who works for a living gets fucked over in the tax code- And remember- when people say the poor dont pay taxes- poverty is considered $11,000 per year for an individual.
     
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    Would Howard pay taxes? I bet he has a team of accountants and lawyers working to really reduce or eliminate paying taxes. meanwhile the little guy pays and pays.
     
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