5 Legal Strategies To Reduce Your Tax Burden

5 Legal Strategies To Reduce Your Tax Burden By Nicholas West While people feel compelled to continue debating the government shutdown, the reality remains that tax collection is expected to continue uninterrupted. The old maxim that the two great inescapable realities are death and taxes should come as an affront to the liberty minded, however. The mandatory payment of taxes is as unnatural as death is natural, and is a human construct that is a historically recent phenomenon. The concept of raising tax revenue in the United States began with…

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Amid Civil Unrest, Internet Shutdowns are Making Zimbabwe’s Economic Crisis Worse

Amid Civil Unrest, Internet Shutdowns are Making Zimbabwe’s Economic Crisis Worse By Kudzai Chimhangwa Following the January 12 declaration of an official fuel price hike in Zimbabwe, civil unrest and political paranoia has rocked the nation. President Emmerson Mnanagagwa announced that fuel prices at $1.30 USD per liter would go up by 150 percent, making Zimbabwe’s fuel among the most expensive in the world. The next day he left for a five-day tour of Russia and Eastern Europe, purportedly in search of investment deals. Chaos and anarchy broke out the…

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Taxpayers Pay $1.25 Million After Cops Beat Innocent Dr. on Video—for Stealing His Own Car

Taxpayers Pay $1.25 Million After Cops Beat Innocent Dr. on Video—for Stealing His Own Car By Matt Agorist Evanston, IL – All too often, those who blindly support authority without question will say, ‘If you don’t want to get beat up by police, don’t break the law.’ However, time after time after time, they are proven wrong — often in the worst way. Dr. Lawrence Crosby is proof that not breaking the law is no protection against getting hurt by police as he was beaten and arrested by cops who…

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Want To Abolish The Internal Revenue Service? See H.R. 25

Want To Abolish The Internal Revenue Service? See H.R. 25 By Catherine J. Frompovich For years everyone has been talking about getting rid of the Internal Revenue Service, which most folks think is next to impossible.  Well, think no more.  On January 3, 2019, twenty-six (26) members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced H.R. 25,which is as long as a roll of wallpaper, that I don’t have the time to read. However, for those interested in that topic and getting their members of Congress to cosign on to it,…

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Why Ireland May Soon Have to Say Goodbye to the Low Tax Rates That Made the Nation Rich

Why Ireland May Soon Have to Say Goodbye to the Low Tax Rates That Made the Nation Rich By John Phelan In 1988, The Economist magazine ran an article on Ireland titled “The poorest of the rich.” The title was well-deserved. That year, Irish per capita GDP was just 70 percent of the figure for the United Kingdom and 52 percent that of the United States. The unemployment rate was 16.2 percent compared to 8.5 percent in Britain and 5.5 percent in the United States. Irish government debt amounted to 85 percent…

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Audit Finds Government Spent $14 Million in Taxpayer Funds—to Hire 2 Border Patrol Agents (So Far)

Audit Finds Government Spent $14 Million in Taxpayer Funds—to Hire 2 Border Patrol Agents (So Far) By Daniel J. Mitchell What’s the most inefficient and wasteful part of the federal government? It’s impossible to answer that question without greater detail. Are we supposed to identify the worst cabinet-level department? If that’s the case, then bureaucracies such as the Department of Housing and Urban Development or the Department of Education would be high on the list. Or are we supposed to identify the most counter-productive activity of Washington? If that’s the case, then agriculture subsidies, job training programs, or subsidies for…

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The Conceit Behind California’s Bad Idea to Tax Text Messages

The Conceit Behind California’s Bad Idea to Tax Text Messages By Carey Wedler California routinely makes national headlines for its big government policies. This week is no different, as bureaucrats move to impose a texting tax on state residents in the name of providing mobile services to the poor. In a November proposal by the California Public Utilities Commission, Commissioner Carla J. Peterman laid out the “proposed decision” exploring the potential effectiveness of the tax. According to that 52-page report, California’s budget continues to increase even as tax revenues fall:…

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Are The YELLOW VEST Protests Coming To CANADA? (With G. Edward Griffin)

Are The YELLOW VEST Protests Coming To CANADA? (With G. Edward Griffin) By Press For Truth The Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau is planning to dramatically increase taxes on carbon emissions to combat climate change…he plans to set a national price on carbon emissions of $7.5 a ton rising to $37.50 by 2022! Similar tax hikes have caused massive upheaval in France where protesters are putting on yellow vests in solidarity and they’re hitting the streets. In this video Dan Dicks of Press For Truth speaks with G. Edward…

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Chicago’s New PlayStation Tax Shows How Greedy Politicians Can Be

Chicago’s New PlayStation Tax Shows How Greedy Politicians Can Be By Brittany Hunter “If it moves, tax it.” That’s government’s eternal motto, as Ronald Reagan quipped. To this, the city government of Chicago has added, “If it amuses, tax it.” A few weeks ago, PlayStation 4 users in Chicago were shocked when they turned on their consoles and saw a message from Sony. The message informed users that as of November 14, 2018, they would be required to pay a 9 percent “amusement tax” for PlayStation subscriptions such as PlayStation…

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The Conundrum Of The 2018 Midterm Elections: Free-bee Healthcare For Anchor Babies, Birth Tourism & Pregnancy Surrogacy, Voters Ignore

The Conundrum Of The 2018 Midterm Elections: Free-bee Healthcare For Anchor Babies, Birth Tourism & Pregnancy Surrogacy, Voters Ignore Op-Ed by Catherine J. Frompovich “In summary, anchor babies, birth tourism and surrogacy are pushing the envelope of what are the rights of citizenship in North America,” [1] so says Canadian and U.S. immigration lawyer, Andy J. Semotiuk. Why should that comment be of particular, fiscal and mid-term U.S. elections concerns?  The primary reasons are social, moral and legal issues, which should be front and center in the 2018 midterm elections,…

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