There’s much good stuff out there on taxes that I would to spend all day reading and posting about. Tax returns pay better, though, so here are links to better reading for those of you with more persistence and longer attention spans:
- A. Barton Hinkle on the IRS’s Power Grab at Reason.com. For the record, I’ve been calling the preparer regulation initiative a “power grab” for more than a year.
- Anthony Nitti is really broken up over the collapse of the late-night TV tax settlement industry, except for the “inordinate amount of joy” part.
- Jason Dinesen asks, answers the question “Do Extreme Couponers Pay Tax?” Not on their savings, they don’t.
- Roger McEowen reminds us that even with an IRS-provided blanket extension, Estate Tax Returns Now Potentially Coming Due From 2010 Deaths
Finally, Andrew Mitchel shows how voluntary expatriations have soared in the wake of the IRS foreign compliance pogrom, with this chart:
When you fire into the crowd, the crowd will scatter.