Skip to comments.Rat out a tax cheat, collect a reward
Posted on 03/02/2010 1:16:58 PM PST by Nachum
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- If you knew coworkers, former bosses or exes who cheated on their taxes, would you turn them in? The Internal Revenue Service can make it worth your while.
As tax season nears, we all want to get as much money back from the IRS as possible. And while taking advantage of this year's new tax breaks will put some extra money in your pocket, snitching on a tax cheat could make you rich.
In a recent poll from the IRS Oversight Board, 13% of those surveyed think cheating is acceptable, up from 9% in 2008. As the recession puts the squeeze on household finances, the lure of fudging on a tax return is even greater.
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Maybe that will be one of the goals of OFA and Amerikorps will be. But it seems that it will be pretty hard for 0bamabots to infiltrate the private sector and small business. If ever there was a clash of cultures...
Snitches get stitches!!!
It looks like to me that if one rats on a tax cheat it would red flag the tattle tail of a possible tax cheat and give the IRS reason to audit the tattler too. I do not see a win situation for anyone...getting in bed with the IRS is a lot like sleeping unprotected with a prostitute, one never knows what one is going to bring home.
I turned in my former son-in-law once, I didn’t get any money out of it, I did it for the pure enjoyment and I requested the I.R.S. to tell him who ratted him out. (I doubt that they did).
That, of course, is one of the more personal usages of a tyrannical and oppressive governmental effort to collect taxes under distraint. It lets the petty tyrants among us to act out as the “big boys” by turning in our fellow man to unrestrained efforts to ruin any “cheat” so identified.
The Founding Fathers of our nation designed a tax systems for the federal government which DENIED them the tyrannical power to collect taxes from individuals, personally and using distrain/force.
Now, the Progressives and their dupes continue the subversion of the constitution instituted in 1943 to defeat NAZISM: the “Voluntary” Individual Income Tax and Withholding.
The only relief from this tyranny which now mimics fascism, is a National Sales Tax and, or an assessment by state and census ...
The worst example of the dictatorial income tax are those citizens who use it to “get even” like some cave-man ancestor with a grudge against their fellow cave dweller(s) ... not that those of neolithic inclinations should be discrimated against as other than disadvantaged idiots, anyway ...