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Congressman introduces 'The Dog Ate My Tax Return Act'
http://www.wnd.com/ ^ | June 20, 2014 | BOB UNRUH

Posted on 06/20/2014 7:47:57 PM PDT by Whenifhow

A statement released from the office of Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas, says what’s good for the government should be good for taxpayers. So there might come a time in the future when a letter starting out, “Dear IRS, The dog ate my tax receipts,” would be a perfectly acceptable response to a government inquiry about those “health cost” deductions for a hot tub and the trips to the Bahamas.

The word came from Stockman’s office on Friday after a contentious hearing in Congress where the chief of the IRS said there was no apology due for the agency’s loss of months worth of emails involving IRS agents and managers suspected of creating and managing a program for the persecution of conservative groups.

“Taxpayers who do not produce documents for the Internal Revenue Service will be able to offer a variety of dubious excuses under legislation introduced by Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) a week after the IRS offered an incredibly dubious excuse for its failure to turn documents over to House investigators,” the announcement said.

“The United States was founded on the belief government is subservient and accountable to the people. Taxpayers shouldn’t be expected to follow laws the Obama administration refuses to follow themselves,” said Stockman. “Taxpayers should be allowed to offer the same flimsy, obviously made-up excuses the Obama administration uses.”

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: irs; liers; napl; scandal; taxes; taxpayer
Subtitle: Stockman endorses 'same flimsy, made-up excuses' used by IRS

The announcement said under the plan, called “The Dog Ate My Tax Return Act,” “taxpayers who do not provide documents requested by the IRS can claim one of the following reasons:”

Those include:

The dog ate my tax receipts

Convenient, unexplained, miscellaneous computer malfunction

Traded documents for five terrorists

Burned for warmth while lost in the Yukon

Left on table in Hillary’s Book Room

Received water damage in the trunk of Ted Kennedy’s car

Forgot in gun case sold to Mexican drug lords

Forced to recycle by municipal Green Czar

Was short on toilet paper while camping

At this point, what difference does it make?

His office confirmed to WND the resolution is being introduced.

1 posted on 06/20/2014 7:47:57 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Slings and Arrows

Perhaps you have a few excuses that you wish to add to the list.


2 posted on 06/20/2014 7:53:46 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

All my records were on my hard drive, which was recycled.


3 posted on 06/20/2014 7:59:22 PM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: Army Air Corps

Sandy Berger took them


4 posted on 06/20/2014 7:59:51 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Whenifhow

Ya notice the IRS never loses information, data or records of those targeted on the receiving end of their investigations?

Were talking about not single scrap of data which is collected on tens of millions of Americans who get targeted by them, have never been lost....Yet they lost all the data of everyone on their government side who just happens to be in on this criminal conspiracy can’t locate the data...It’s just lost!

Even restrained idiots aren’t buying their deceit and lies.


5 posted on 06/20/2014 8:00:23 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Army Air Corps

When I received your letter I immediately dropped by computer in the fireplace on accident . . . the hard drive is cooked.


6 posted on 06/20/2014 8:01:19 PM PDT by Pilgrim's Progress (http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/BYTOPICS/tabid/335/Default.aspx)
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To: Whenifhow

“Taxpayers shouldn’t be expected to follow laws the Obama administration refuses to follow themselves,”

Exactly. When the chief law enforcement official in the US can pick and choose which laws he will enforce and obey, then the people have no obligation to obey them either.


7 posted on 06/20/2014 8:09:20 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Whenifhow

I sent my tax information to Lois Lerner.


8 posted on 06/20/2014 8:11:05 PM PDT by Arsynic
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To: Whenifhow

The IRS boss said today for the next 20 years any American or business, who has lost receipts, their accounting data, all deduction documents they’ve claimed, will be overlooked, and the IRS audits will end immediately and take no further action.

But only on the condition they promise to upgrade their computers and get better back up systems and to be more careful.


9 posted on 06/20/2014 8:11:35 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Whenifhow

Let’s hear it for Texas!

LOL this is great.


10 posted on 06/20/2014 8:12:43 PM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: Arsynic

LOL


11 posted on 06/20/2014 8:15:40 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Army Air Corps

We paid our estimated taxes upfront and in advance for the next 10 years. Unfortunately we have lost all the documentation which would establish and prove this.

I have no doubt they’ll believe us.


12 posted on 06/20/2014 8:15:54 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Whenifhow
That is hilarious.

Received water damage in the trunk of Ted Kennedy’s car

I can't believe they went there...I love it.
13 posted on 06/20/2014 8:25:26 PM PDT by Girlene (Hey NSA!)
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To: Whenifhow

Stored them with Obama’s original birth certificate.


14 posted on 06/20/2014 8:29:09 PM PDT by Girlene (Hey NSA!)
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To: Arsynic

All my tax records are on Lois Lerner’s hard drive. Have you heard from her lately? She is not answering my emails.


15 posted on 06/20/2014 8:33:46 PM PDT by joshua c (Please dont feed the liberals)
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To: Whenifhow
Rep. Stockman is actually on to something. But keep it simple. Since the IRS only keeps emails for six months, the American taxpayer should only have to keep records for six months.

So any filing over six months old should be past the statue of limitations, and therefore beyond audit.

16 posted on 06/20/2014 8:34:53 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: Army Air Corps

Actually, I want public hangings of all at the IRS and WH involved it this sorry crock of ——; especially those who think it’s funny.


17 posted on 06/20/2014 8:35:17 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: Army Air Corps

I don’t know whether I’m a boy or a girl...

Ha, list is hilarious


18 posted on 06/20/2014 8:41:45 PM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: rainee

Is this resolution serious? If yes, libs hate mockery so this would be a huge slap in face.


19 posted on 06/20/2014 8:45:50 PM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: Army Air Corps; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ..
While I was preparing my return I was attacked by a killer rabbit.


20 posted on 06/20/2014 9:08:51 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Whenifhow

Burned by rioters upset over YouTube video.


21 posted on 06/20/2014 9:10:09 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I had difficulty preparing my return because my mind is in a blender; it’s like Jell-O.


22 posted on 06/20/2014 9:11:50 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Whenifhow
Damn straight, long pass time to start ridiculing these outlaw bastards.
23 posted on 06/20/2014 9:18:28 PM PDT by The Cajun (tea party!!!, Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Louie Gohmert......Nuff said.)
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To: rainee

Good one!


24 posted on 06/20/2014 9:23:29 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Pilgrim's Progress

My files were in the Rose Law Firm...


25 posted on 06/20/2014 9:24:48 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Ping.


26 posted on 06/20/2014 9:30:45 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Slings and Arrows

It depends on the meaning of “filed return.”


27 posted on 06/20/2014 9:31:49 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Whenifhow

Alinskying the Alinskyites....love it!


28 posted on 06/20/2014 9:32:55 PM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods)
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To: Army Air Corps

If you question my return, you’re a racist.


29 posted on 06/20/2014 9:43:38 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

“Tax Return” is obviously a dog whistle, ya bigot.


30 posted on 06/20/2014 9:44:36 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

These responses are valid for any IRS inquiry without fine or penalty and completely satisfy the IRS inquiry, but only if you’re a registered Republican or Tea Party member.


31 posted on 06/20/2014 9:56:53 PM PDT by sjmjax (Politicans are much like bananas. They start off green, turn yellow then rot.)
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To: Whenifhow

LOL This is funny and this is good. Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon! So I heard.


32 posted on 06/20/2014 10:08:05 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: CondorFlight

IRS: We need the documentation for that business trip you deducted during the week of June 13, 2011.

TAXPAYER: Damn, my hard drive crashed and I lost all documentation for the week of June 13, 2011. But I haven’t lost any documentation ever since you contacted me for this audit, so I owe you no apologies! KMA.


33 posted on 06/20/2014 10:14:47 PM PDT by kevao (Biblical Jesus: Give your money to the poor. Socialist Jesus: Give your neighbor's money to the poor)
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To: Whenifhow

Awwwwwww!!!!! That cat's eaten it!

34 posted on 06/20/2014 10:29:13 PM PDT by uglybiker (nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-BATMAN!)
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To: Army Air Corps

My taxes were destroyed by “Whitewater”


35 posted on 06/20/2014 10:36:45 PM PDT by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

The dogs ate my accountant.


36 posted on 06/20/2014 10:42:08 PM PDT by Salamander (He ain't heavy, he's my Boa.)
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To: Salamander

In Odinn’s case, I believe it.


37 posted on 06/20/2014 10:47:06 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Whenifhow
It broke my heart to see all the illegal alien children going without a computer
I gave them mine. All my tax info was on it. It all seems like a Dream now.
38 posted on 06/20/2014 10:55:32 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: TigersEye

Lol! would be hilarious if not so true of what’s happening down at Obamas border


39 posted on 06/20/2014 11:04:48 PM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: rainee

CO2 melted the disk in my hard drive!


40 posted on 06/20/2014 11:09:09 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: Whenifhow

I would like to propose an amendment to this sensible bill.

“Henceforth, all tax forms shall contain a Miranda Warning.”

Hey, if the Fifth Amendment is good enough for IRS officials...


41 posted on 06/20/2014 11:13:11 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: Slings and Arrows

;D

[sadly, I have no snakes big enough to blame it on]


42 posted on 06/20/2014 11:42:57 PM PDT by Salamander (He ain't heavy, he's my Boa.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Here’s the irony...Seven is the dangerous one.

She has no fear and a fierce will to power.


43 posted on 06/20/2014 11:44:12 PM PDT by Salamander (He ain't heavy, he's my Boa.)
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To: Salamander

Gives you a goal for the future. ;^)


44 posted on 06/20/2014 11:55:27 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Salamander

“The female of the species...”


45 posted on 06/20/2014 11:56:46 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

And how.

:^O


46 posted on 06/21/2014 12:25:08 AM PDT by Salamander (He ain't heavy, he's my Boa.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

It’ll be Bob, then.

Pushing 8 feet and our tax lady is kinda small.

:D


47 posted on 06/21/2014 12:26:04 AM PDT by Salamander (He ain't heavy, he's my Boa.)
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To: Salamander

I haven’t seen them since Sandy Berger visited...


48 posted on 06/21/2014 5:53:32 AM PDT by null and void (In this war, the front line is at your front door...)
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To: Whenifhow
I can provide a multi-layered PDF of the receipt. Give me 2 years to create locate it.
49 posted on 06/21/2014 5:57:49 AM PDT by tnlibertarian (Beat Lamar! And, if that doesn't work, let's defeat him in the primary.)
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To: Whenifhow

Just introduce a bill to abolish the criminal enterprise.


50 posted on 06/21/2014 7:03:05 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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