Morally or Legally Opposed to Paying Taxes? The IRS Is Going to Get You

Don't end up like Wesley Snipes -- frivolous tax arguments result in huge penalties from the IRS
Don't end up like Wesley Snipes -- frivolous tax arguments result in huge penalties from the IRS

Every year about this time, there seems to be an increase in the number of arguments that suggest you don't really have to file and pay taxes. The arguments run the gamut from objections on religious and moral grounds to the idea that the Tax Code was never actually ratified and is, therefore, not valid.

Time after time, the IRS has debunked these frivolous arguments through policy statements and Tax Court wins. And yet many of the arguments still persist, especially at tax time.

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