There are tax day () protests going on all across the country this year. If you’re interested — take a look at the National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee list of actions.
In recent Picket Line entries I’ve taken note of the annual April IRS ritual of puffing up its chest and talking tough about audits and enforcement — usually accompanied by a handful of well-timed indictments. , the New York Times has crunched the numbers for us, and… yeah: turns out it’s all bluster. Audits slipped again in , continuing a trend that’s been going on for .
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