Some bits and pieces from here and there:
- Erica Weiland talks tax resistance with Shane Claiborne on the War Tax Talk podcast:
- The New York Times covers
the ongoing war against water rates in Ireland.
About a third of the country’s households have simply refused to register with the newly created state authority that is to run the country’s water service, though the deadline for doing so has now been extended three times. In some neighborhoods, workers trying to install meters have been met with angry mobs and forced to flee.
- Peter Reilly, at his Forbes blog, writes about the distinction between tax evaders, tax protesters, and tax resisters.
- The Krebs on Security blog goes behind the scenes to the discussion forums where scammers pulling off identity theft heists against the IRS share their tips and adjust their strategies to get around the agency’s countermeasures.