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Fewer IRS Audits Than Ever

Posted on July 16, 2014

The GOP-controlled House has voted to slash the budget for the Internal Revenue Service’s tax enforcement division by $1.2 billion, a 25 percent cut that would mean fewer audits of taxpayers and make it more likely that people who cheat on their taxes will get away with it. The House approved the cuts by voice […]

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State University Professor Is Paid $2,400 Per Hour

Written by Gary North on June 28, 2014

It’s tough teaching at the University of North Carolina. The hours are killing. I mean, 75 whole hours a year! Can you imagine it? The class time is 50 minutes per class. You do this three times a week for a crushing 30 weeks per academic year. And all they pay you is $205,000. That’s […]

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Tax Protestors, Witch Doctors, and the IRS

Written by Gary North on June 6, 2014

One of my goals with this website is to warn people against scams, or worse, dedicated suicidal nonsense, that can destroy their lives. One of these high-risk sinkholes of futility is the tax protest movement. These people do not simply protest income taxes; they adopt weird strategies to justify the refusal to pay the IRS. […]

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French Fried Entrepreneurs: They Are Leaving

Written by Gary North on June 3, 2014

Rich people in France are pulling up stakes. They will escape the tax man. (Unlike the USA, if you are not living in France, you do not pay taxes to the French government.) Young people in France who want to start businesses say they want to leave France. A lot of them will. France’s taxes […]

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Money Up a Rat Hole: The “Space Fence” Boondoggle

Written by Gary North on May 9, 2014

Gravity was a popular movie. It was lots of fun, except for one thing: it’s going to happen. Statistically, it’s going to happen. The governments of the world have known this for over 35 years. Maybe you have heard of the tragedy of the commons. It’s where a valuable asset is not owned. There is […]

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Why Is The IRS Scared To Give Up The Rest of Lois Lerner’s Emails?

Posted on April 17, 2014

Key members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform expressed outrage at revelations made in newly released emails showing ex-IRS official Lois Lerner coordinating with the Department of Justice on prosecuting nonprofit groups. One committee member said the emails prove why the IRS is “scared to give up the rest of Lois Lerner’s […]

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