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by Cpt Banjo
Wed Dec 10, 2014 11:46 pm
Forum: US
Topic: Public Satisfaction with IRS Drops to 74%
Replies: 12
Views: 779

Re: Public Satisfaction with IRS Drops to 74%

Back before you could go online to quickly get a taxpayer identification number for a newly-formed entity, you had to do so by phone. The wait time could be considerable, and the hold music was some horrible unmelodic stuff that featured the kettle drum quite prominently. It was enough to make your ...
by Cpt Banjo
Wed Nov 26, 2014 7:55 pm
Forum: US
Topic: Is a statutory definition
Replies: 148
Views: 5424

Re: Is a statutory definition

I'm not sure whether Larry Becraft wrote this himself, but on his web site, he has a page that includes the following verbiage: In the United States, there are two separate and distinct jurisdictions, one being that of the States within their own territorial boundaries and the other being federal j...
by Cpt Banjo
Thu Oct 16, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: Tax Practice & Policy and Tax Shelters
Topic: Section 6676 Unconstitutional?
Replies: 2
Views: 1437

Section 6676 Unconstitutional?

An interesting article to be published in The Tax Lawyer argues that the Section 6676 erroneous refund penalty violates the First Amendment's Petition Clause and is therefore unconstitutional. Abstract: In 2007, Congress enacted the so-called “erroneous refund penalty,” which imposes a 20% penalty o...
by Cpt Banjo
Thu Sep 04, 2014 3:24 pm
Forum: US
Topic: Definition of income
Replies: 83
Views: 4133

Re: Definition of income

… readers familiar with American legal mores will not be surprised to find that numerous taxpayers, domestic and foreign, whose positions left them no other issue, have sought refuge in the Constitution. The most commonly asserted grounds are failures of jurisdiction, confiscation, unequal treatmen...
by Cpt Banjo
Wed Sep 03, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: US
Topic: Definition of income
Replies: 83
Views: 4133

Re: Definition of income

You could even add the condition that he has no property located in the United States. Yet he can still owe federal income tax.
by Cpt Banjo
Sat Aug 02, 2014 5:16 pm
Forum: Gambling and Quatloosia Good Life
Topic: Homophonia
Replies: 4
Views: 1104

Re: Homophonia

It's similar to the feeling that anyone who uses the word "niggardly" is an obvious racist.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Controvers ... ggardly%22
by Cpt Banjo
Fri Aug 01, 2014 10:13 pm
Forum: US
Topic: Hendrickson follower James Back indicted
Replies: 39
Views: 4127

Re: Hendrickson follower James Back indicted

It's almost as though Pete is thinking: "Had James Back continued to use my scam on every tax return every year, the Feds would have figured that Back really 'believes' in my scam. Because Back filed tax returns using my scam for three years and then stopped filing returns at all, the Feds mus...
by Cpt Banjo
Fri Jul 18, 2014 11:47 pm
Forum: TP Status Board: Tracking Promoters and High-Profile TPs
Topic: Charles Thomas Clayton
Replies: 12
Views: 4167

Re: Charles Thomas Clayton

Update: Following his reapplication in 2012, the Licensure Committee of the Texas Medical Board recommended that his application be denied, citing (among other things) his 2006 conviction and the following: As a result of Applicant's conviction, Applicant was sentenced to 60 months incarceration and...
by Cpt Banjo
Thu Jul 17, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: US
Topic: New Law Review Article on Tax Protesters
Replies: 13
Views: 1180

Re: New Law Review Article on Tax Protesters

Famspear wrote:It's great to see another law review article on the subject!


Yeah, but did you notice the very suspicious reference to a certain "Larry Williams" at footnote 23? Have you been hiding something?
by Cpt Banjo
Thu Jul 17, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: US
Topic: New Law Review Article on Tax Protesters
Replies: 13
Views: 1180

New Law Review Article on Tax Protesters

Here's a recent article on TP's and their arguments, The Futility of Tax Protester Arguments , 36 Thomas Jefferson Law Review 253 (2014): http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2464309&download=yes The article's rogues gallery features Vivien Kellums, Irwin Schiff, Bill Benson, and L...
by Cpt Banjo
Mon Apr 21, 2014 1:17 am
Forum: US
Topic: Bryan Fischer Believes the Income Tax is Illegal
Replies: 39
Views: 2944

Re: Bryan Fischer Believes the Income Tax is Illegal

LaVidaRoja wrote:Nonsense! Learning/memorizing useless stuff is what creates trivia champions!


Indeed. When I'm in my dotage, I'll still be able to recall the name of only person to win a Nobel Prize and to have co-written a Billboard #1 hit song.
by Cpt Banjo
Thu Apr 17, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: US
Topic: Bryan Fischer Believes the Income Tax is Illegal
Replies: 39
Views: 2944

Re: Bryan Fischer Believes the Income Tax is Illegal

Here's a recent article on the length of the Code. I use the Thomson Reuters paperback version referred to in the article, and I never noticed that the edition starts at page 100 and then skips 474 pages in its numbering. http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2014/04/how_long_is_t...
by Cpt Banjo
Thu Apr 03, 2014 2:40 pm
Forum: US
Topic: Acquiring revenue through 'taxation' in America
Replies: 52
Views: 4625

Re: Acquiring revenue through 'taxation' in America

wserra wrote:I refuse to explore the depths of a 112-page Weston White document without a functioning irony meter.


You'll also need a Gibberish-English dictionary.
by Cpt Banjo
Tue Mar 18, 2014 11:20 pm
Forum: US
Topic: Texas sov tries to arrange hit on Judge McBryde
Replies: 23
Views: 2570

Re: Texas sov tries to arrange hit on Judge McBryde

Mr. Ballard was sentenced to 20 years in Club Fed yesterday.

http://www.star-telegram.com/2014/03/17 ... to-20.html
by Cpt Banjo
Mon Mar 17, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: Gambling and Quatloosia Good Life
Topic: There are no dildos in Texas
Replies: 14
Views: 1135

Re: There are no dildos in Texas

Famspear wrote:There are plenty of dildos in Texas


Rumor has it that there's a big one at 1010 Colorado Street in Austin.
by Cpt Banjo
Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:47 pm
Forum: US
Topic: Cracking the Code reviewed by Judge Buch
Replies: 47
Views: 6327

Re: Cracking the Code reviewed by Judge Buch

by Cpt Banjo
Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:44 pm
Forum: Tax Practice & Policy and Tax Shelters
Topic: Michael Jackson Estate Tax Case Should Be Interesting
Replies: 10
Views: 1996

Re: Michael Jackson Estate Tax Case Should Be Interesting

I'm sure the legal team is top notch, but valuing Jackson's likeness at $2,105 is insane. Ya think the executors would be willing to sell it for 100 times that figure? No way.
by Cpt Banjo
Fri Jan 31, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: US
Topic: David the Non Taxpayer?
Replies: 120
Views: 6780

Re: David the Non Taxpayer?

Tex-Mex, the world's best barbecue, and Willie Nelson.

'Nuff said.
by Cpt Banjo
Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:19 pm
Forum: US
Topic: "jesse james" wants to talk tax law
Replies: 34
Views: 2237

Re: "jesse james" wants to talk tax law

Famspear wrote:"haec hominem habet magna petasus, sed vaccas non."

:?

Uh, well, wait a minute... we don't say it exactly that way......


Well, they say it that way in Rhome (Wise County).

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