10,000 American Cryptocurrency Owners Will Receive Warning Letters From the IRS

10,000 American Cryptocurrency Owners Will Receive Warning Letters From the IRS By Jamie Redman On July 26, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that the tax agency has started sending letters to American cryptocurrency owners advising them to pay their taxes. According to the organization, three types of letters will be sent to more than 10,000 taxpayers by the end of August. The news follows the recent IRS taskforce slide that shows alarming recommendations on how tax agents should investigate digital currency users. Through Compliance Efforts the Internal Revenue…

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Home Equity Theft: How a Man’s Home Was Seized Over $8.41 in Unpaid Taxes

Home Equity Theft: How a Man’s Home Was Seized Over $8.41 in Unpaid Taxes By Brittany Hunter For three years, the pair scrimped and saved in order to fix up the four-unit property. On the weekends, Ramouldo would spend his days off making the 11-hour drive from New Jersey to Michigan to work on the house, making the much-needed repairs himself. In addition to the small complex, the family had purchased a small home next door. The plan was to renovate and rent out each unit and then use that…

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Sorry, I Don’t Want to Pay for More Bombs: Bitcoin as a Hedge Against Funding War

Sorry, I Don’t Want to Pay for More Bombs: Bitcoin as a Hedge Against Funding War By Graham Smith After nearly two decades of U.S.-led coalition bombs falling on the Middle East, peace in the region still has not been achieved. Now the United States is once again bolstering military forces, this time in Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, taxpayers in multiple countries are being forced to pay for these ill-fated and unethical campaigns, with little to no say in the matter. Bitcoin and cryptocurrency provide a means, however, to store and…

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Does the State Care More About Tax Evasion than Murder?

Does the State Care More About Tax Evasion than Murder? By Lee Friday Rape and murder are violent acts. Ordinary citizens consider these to be far more serious offenses than acts of theft. Accordingly, as we allocate limited resources to solving all offenses, our expectation is that rape and murder will be given top priority. However, the actions of politicians and bureaucrats appear to reflect a view that theft, or more precisely, theft from government, is considered a more heinous crime than the rape or murder of ordinary citizens. We…

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Signed as Law: Kansas Removes Barrier to the Use of Gold and Silver as Money

Signed as Law: Kansas Removes Barrier to the Use of Gold and Silver as Money By Michael Maharrey TOPEKA, Kan. (May 22, 2019) – Last week, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly signed a bill exempting gold and silver bullion, and other precious metals, from the state sales tax. Passage of this legislation eliminates one barrier to using gold and silver in everyday transactions, a foundational step for people to undermine the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. Rep. Jim Kelly (R-Independence) introduced House Bill 2140 (HB2140) on Feb. 5. The new law exempts…

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Government Fines Elderly Man $30K, Trying to Steal His Home Because His Grass Was Too Tall

Government Fines Elderly Man $30K, Trying to Steal His Home Because His Grass Was Too Tall By Matt Agorist Dunedin, FL — Jim Ficken is not a criminal, has never been in jail, and is a model citizen in the town of Dunedin, Florida. However, the government intends to rob him and steal his home because Ficken’s grass grew too long and Ficken was unable to cut it. The entire police state overreach began for Ficken last year when he was out of town trying to take care of his…

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Financial Tyranny: America Has Become a Pay-to-Play Exercise in Fascism

Financial Tyranny: America Has Become a Pay-to-Play Exercise in Fascism By John W. Whitehead If you drive a car, I’ll tax the street, If you try to sit, I’ll tax your seat. If you get too cold I’ll tax the heat, If you take a walk, I’ll tax your feet. Don’t ask me what I want it for If you don’t want to pay some more ‘Cause I’m the taxman, yeah, I’m the taxman… And you’re working for no one but me. — George Harrison, “Taxman” We’re not living the…

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West Virginia Joins Growing Sound Money Movement — Six Other States Now Weighing Their Own Bills to End Taxes on Gold & Silver

West Virginia Joins Growing Sound Money Movement — Six Other States Now Weighing Their Own Bills to End Taxes on Gold & Silver By Jp Cortez Before the ink could even dry on West Virginia Governor Jim Justice’s signature on a repeal of sales taxation on gold, silver, platinum, and palladium bullion and coins, legislators in Wisconsin and Maine introduced similar measures in their own states. All told, 39 states have now reduced or eliminated sales taxes on the monetary metals, and Wisconsin, Maine, Kansas, Arkansas, Minnesota, and Tennessee are…

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Pedophile Sentenced To 18 Years Will Receive $1.8 Million Government Pension While In Jail

Pedophile Sentenced To 18 Years Will Receive $1.8 Million Government Pension While In Jail By Tyler Durden Stanley Patrick Weber is a former U.S. government pediatrician that was convicted in September of sexually abusing Native American boys and is set to serve 18 years in prison. Records indicate that he is supposed to receive $1.8 million from a government pension during the course of his prison term. Unless Congress changes federal law, the government “likely can’t stop the pension payments” either, according to a new report by The Wall Street Journal. Weber worked at federal Indian…

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5 Important Stories We’re Paying Attention To

5 Important Stories We’re Paying Attention To By Simon Black, Sovereign Man Last week we started a new feature in Notes from the Field– a Friday roll-up of bizarre, often overlooked stories that my team and I think are worth following with great interest. Based on the positive feedback we received from last week’s article, we thought we’d continue the trend. So here are a few important stories that we’re paying close attention to: The City of Chicago Paid $113 million in police misconduct cases last year Call me crazy, but this…

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