Jacob Sullum at Reason reminds us that even if Obamacare survives the Supreme Court, the penalty for not buying insurance will be a collection nightmare for the IRS.
Instant Tax Service, the nations “fourth largest” tax preparer, should be shut down, according to a Department of Justice lawsuit. Trish McIntire has some useful background, including an attempt by Instant Tax Service to intimidate her into pulling a post mentioning ITS problems.
William Gale at TaxVox says Ryan Would Shift the Fiscal Burden to Low and Middle-Income Households. News flash, William: the Rich Guy isn’t buying.
Ramona Cunningham, serving time in federal prison for looting an obscure Iowa “jobs training” agency, continues to hustle the taxpayer. She has collected over $150,000 in state pension payments while paying only $1,100 in restitution.
The ”Field of Dreams” tax hustle, which could allow an athletic complex proposed at the site where the Kevin Costner movie was filmed to keep sales taxes it collects for itself, advanced from the Iowa Senate Ways and Means Committee yesterday. Our legislators are slow to catch on.