When taxing authorities get more resources and power, they will find ways to make everyone pay more.
She’s asking the Supreme Court to consider whether this seizure is an excessive fine under the Eighth Amendment.
"Most" new IRS hires, claims a gullible FactCheck.org, "will provide customer services."
Tax collectors and federal cops have always been rotten to the core.
Congress Just Passed the Inflation Reduction Act. It Will Hike Taxes on Some Middle-class Households.
It also spends billions on new green energy programs, and it lets the IRS hire 87,000 new agents.
The latest episode of The Reason Rundown features The Reason Roundtable host and Editor at Large Matt Welch.
Media "fact-checkers" are taking administration promises at face value and using them to bludgeon Republicans.
Editor at Large Matt Welch gives a reality check on the new IRS measures inside the Inflation Reduction Act.
IRS Controversially Claims Hiring 87,000 New Agents Won't Mean Higher Audit Rate for the Middle Class
So why do Democrats keep equivocating on the point that households making under $400,000 may be targeted for more audits by an expanded IRS?
Plus: The editors consider the state of freedom in the U.S. compared with other developed nations.
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And it also won't help us recover from the recession we're definitely not in.
Federal and state agencies are busting unlicensed marijuana merchants, who face decades in prison.
The IRS isn’t just a powerful federal agency, it’s a weapon against the public.
Tax loopholes for corporations end up making it easier for politicians like Rubio to meddle in private decision making.
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The IRS takes not only your money, but a lot of your time.
The president's new budget plan calls on Congress to tax wealthy Americans' unrealized capital gains.
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It's even worse than the widely-skewered broker provision.
The IRS' track record suggests that beefed up enforcement will also mean more trampling of Americans' due process rights.
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Proposed IRS surveillance now limited to non-wage net annual transactions of $10,000 and above. Which is still ridiculously low and intrusive.
Nancy Pelosi, Elizabeth Warren, and co. insist that the IRS needs to know about $600 bank accounts.
The push for central bank digital currencies is an assault on privacy and freedom.
The Democrats' new tax plan would give local newspapers up to $25,000 in refundable tax credits for each journalist they employ.
A simplified tax code is the answer, not giving the IRS more funding.
Another new Democratic administration, another hollow promise to discover hundreds of billions of unreported tax obligations under the national mattress.
But it would triple the IRS budget and give the tax cops a lot more power to make life miserable for individuals and businesses.
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Like all licensing schemes, this one will raise prices for consumers, hurt entrepreneurs, and protect the interests of the big guys in the market.
The White House says cracking down on tax cheats will generate $700 billion over 10 years to help offset a $1.8 trillion expansion of welfare programs.
What does this have to do with the pandemic? Nothing.