Skip to comments.Jury convicts prof of failing to file tax returns
Posted on 02/08/2011 3:46:29 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB
A Hamline University law professor has been convicted of failing to file state tax returns for 2004 through 2007. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that Robin Magee, who will be sentenced April 1, is not expected to spend time in jail. She told investigators she did not understand tax law. Magee originally faced felony charges, which were dropped when prosecutors determined she did not purposely try to avoid paying her taxes. A jury convicted her of gross misdemeanors. A Department of Revenue investigator testified that Magee has a "long-term pattern" of not filing returns, having failed to do so from 1991 to 2003 as well. In those years, the state filed "commissioner-filed returns." Attorneys argued whether or not Magee was still required to file returns.
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You don’t have to be a law professor to know that you have to file state tax returns.
Good thing she was a leftist law professor, a blue collar construction worker would have gotten 20 years. There is simply no excuse for a guy like that to not understand tax law, none.
Professor Magee is involved with the Committee Seeking Equal Justice for the Minnesota Eight and serves on the executive board of the National Conference of Black Lawyers.
Robin Magee of Hamline University took St. Paul police to task for carrying Tasers in schools. She argued that police need no more than “a stern command” to control unruly schoolchildren. Red Lake Senior High School security guard Derrick Brun tried that. His funeral was Monday.
If Rangel and her bred, they’d have little Sharptons.
a caucasian male blue collar construction employee (I detest worker as it used all the time) would have been lucky with only 20 years.
How many will be sent away when there aren’t enough producers to provide the goodies and giveaways to welfare queens, unions, illegals, and countries that hate us?
She needs to send her resume to the WHITEHOUSE, I’m sure they have a job that will fit for her.
Elitist leftists motto; ‘Taxes for thee but not for me.’
I stand corrected :)
Ignorance of the law applies here apparently..
Why should she when Obamaos lil' Timmy (tax expert) Geithner gets to skate away and even keep his job too.
That's not only racist, but sexist, too!
I’m self-employed and I hate the IRS. But I file my returns, even if I can’t pay them at the time because my income in one or another quarter was so low I didn’t have the money for the quarterly payment.
I pay it eventually. A year ago, I finished paying off money I owed them from 2004 because my business had collapsed in the third quarter of that year (for reasons I still don’t understand) and I didn’t have enough saved up to pay them. The tax on self-employed people is way too high. I want it reduced. But I pay it.
On the other hand, I guess if you’re of the right color and the right political persuasion, you can get by...up to a certain point. I guess she hit that point.
Coffee all over monitor.......
Always file your return. Just do not include a check.
Are there no accountants? Are there no CPA's?
Not defending her but the tax laws are a rubiks cube.
If she is an employee, taxes were withheld from her paycheck, right?
They don’t normally prosecute anyone for failing to collect their tax refund. There must be more to this story.
She appears to have been employed (that is, an employee subject to regular withholding). I don’t know her particular situation, but I’d assume that she was doing something funky with her withholding taxes.
Joan Baez and other leftists never used to pay taxes, but their accountants would put the appropriate amount into escrow accounts that were then “seized” by the Feds so that the taxpayers in question could get credit for being tax resistors and not paying for the Vietnam War, but the Feds could get their money and there would be no adverse publicity for either party.
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