IF this is legit WAYNE ( keep in mind I am NOT Trying to argue or educate you, I am trying to learn more so keep shooting these things down as you can as it makes me dig snd look even though time is in short supply right now) how can I be charged with willful failure to file IF the law says that I can ignore the form if it does not have the # which it does not. Keep in mind as soon as this argument was brought forth the IRS lawyers IMMEDIATELY dismissed all charges with prejudice.
I am a little leery of drawing conclusions based on partial information. There can be many reasons for this action and not all fit with some of their assumptions. In any case this deals solely with the tax code itself and not the legality of the tax in general, as do most of these cases.
ALSO a tax on income was illegal prior to the 16th amendment...it was ruled unconstitutional by the scotus......they have since ruled that the 16th gave congress no new powers, so how can it NOW be legal?
You would have to give me the reference for the ruling that taxing income was unconstitutional. The only ruling that comes to mind is the one that treats income from property (rents, etc) as a direct tax and thus would have to be apportioned, but no ruling of illegality of the tax itself in whole or part.
I posted earlier that the scotus ruled that my labor is my property and that in an equal exchange of property( my labor for your money) there is no profit.
Again I would have to see a reference to a ruling in relation to taxes in order to reply as I am unaware of any such ruling otherwise.
I personally know people ( I have seen the papers from the IRS with my own eyes) that have filed tax returns and even amended returns for monbey payed in in the past using this ruling as the basis for having no tax liability. The IRS returned the money they had payed in previous years and agreed that they had no taxable income for the years. The ONLY issue was the guy got greedy and tried to go back beyond the statute of limitations and was fined 1500 bucks for a frivolous return ( or whatever the catch all term is they use) AGAIN this is NOT second hand stuff I have SEEN the returns and KNOW the guy well. I also have spoken to the guy who pointed him in this direction and he claims near 100% success in dealing with the IRS using this method.
this has been a few years back and everything is still fine for him.
I know of a "friend of a friend" who has not paid taxes in some years as he claims his business is losing money. This is a flag to me because you can only deduct your basis in losses and if a company has never made money it runs the risk of being classified as a hobby. He is still doing it as far as I know and driving a new Caddy, which was purchased with the business "losses" he claims. There will probably be a point in the future when he will get caught and that will be the end of his "cash-only" business and more importantly his freedom.
I know a little about the tax codes and I have caught a couple of errors by my accountants because of that knowledge, but I would never profess to be an expert by any means. The code is far too complex and I have never had the inclination to do more than keep a slightly better than general knowledge on the subject.