As much as I'm not eager to help this woman, the question "What about her 5th Amendment right to refuse to incriminate herself?" comes to mind.
If I had to choose who I disliked the most of these two....the IRS will win that one hands down.
“As much as I’m not eager to help this woman, the question “What about her 5th Amendment right to refuse to incriminate herself?” comes to mind.”
If they have evidence that she Legally owes taxes, then they need to present it...
Henry Bellmon, Taxation quotes:
In a recent conversation with an official at the Internal Revenue Service, I was amazed when he told me that ‘If the taxpayers of this country ever discover that the IRS operates on 90% bluff the entire system will collapse’ .
Justice Hugo L. Black, Taxation quotes:
The United States has a system of taxation by confession.
Keith Bradsher, Taxation quotes:
In a small Swiss city sits an international organization so obscure and secretive....Control of the institution, the Bank for International Settlements, lies with some of the world’s most powerful and least visible men: the heads of 32 central banks, officials able to shift billions of dollars and alter the course of economies at the stroke of a pen.
Mortimer Caplin, Taxation quotes:
Our tax system is based on individual self-assessment and voluntary compliance.