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Private Collection Agency v. Internal Revenue Service

(and some thoughts on Private Collection of Tax Debts)   The news media has been reporting this story for over a year now. Foreigners scamming people into paying the stupid tax. But watch what happens when the tables are turned. And stick around after the break to hear about how congress is floating a proposal that…

The Real IRS Scandal: Taxpayers Guilty until Proven Innocent

“How can this happen?” Ms. Hinders said in a recent interview. “Who takes your money before they prove that you’ve done anything wrong with it?” The federal government does. Law Lets I.R.S. Seize Accounts on Suspicion, No Crime Required Many people know that you can’t deposit more than $10,000.00 in your bank account without the…

Tax Firm Takedown. How did WaPo get it so wrong?

BY: THOMAS S. GROTH, ESQ (@tsgESQ) With her piece at the Washington Post this week, Michelle Singletary tries to tell us that “Tax-relief ‘rescues’ are really a ruse.” She doesn’t even feel the need to qualify the statement. Is she on the IRS payroll? I understand the urge to go after the entire industry, even…