Nobody owes any public duty to pay more than the law demands...
These are the words of Judge Learned Hand who said in Helvering v.
Gregory, 60 Fed.2d 809, that:
Anyone may arrange his
affairs that his taxes shall be as
low as possible; He is not bound to choose that pattern which best pays
the Treasury; There is not even a patriotic duty to increase one’s
Over and over again
courts have said there is nothing sinister in so arranging affairs
as to keep taxes as
everyone does it,
rich and poor alike and all do right; for nobody owes any public
duty to pay
more than the law
demands. (f) Taxes are an enforceable extraction, and not a
contribution. (Emphasis added)
The Government sent both Leona Helmsley and Pete Rose to jail (as
they have done to
others) by using
them the very information they furnished on their tax
Can the Government
really compel information from the public and then use it
in this manner? If the government can, legally, do that – why can’t
it, legally reintroduce
Did you know that Alridge
Aimes the CIA agent who spied for the Soviet Union, was convicted
of tax evasion as well as espionage? Imagine, he didn’t
report the millions paid to him by the Soviet Union. Because the 5th
him from incriminating himself, he was not
required to reveal the “source” of these funds, but was merely
expected to report these millions as
Supposedly this would throw the CIA off the track, and thus his
rights under the 5th Amendment would still be intact.
If you believe that, I have a bridge in Brooklyn I’d like to sell
If your accountant or tax lawyer tells you that there are laws that
require you "to pay" income taxes or make you "liable" for income
taxes ask them
to produce the laws
that say so. Even if your are not from Missouri, wouldn’t you like
to see such laws with your own eyes? Your tax adviser should have
no trouble producing such statutes since either one or both
easily be found in the Internal Revenue Code with
respect to numerous
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