Filing a Form 1040 Tax Return is an “Attestation of Liability”

Tax authorities and tax honesty advocates have been at odds for many years over whether filing a Form 1040 Individual Income Tax Return is voluntary or mandatory. The Service has jailed people for “failure to file.” Many who have studied the matter still...

Tax Court Brief Addresses Years of Tax Court Lawlessness

In Tax Court with a CDP hearing case? You will want to read this brief. In 1998 the IRS’ collections actions had become so outrageously aggressive and lawless that even Congress realized that Americans were being abused. They passed a law that granted tax payers...

Unbroken Irwin Schiff Dies in Prison

It wasn’t the first time Uncle Sam had thrown Irwin Schiff in prison. But when he reported to start serving a 14 year sentence for “tax crimes” at age 77 he was fairly certain it would be the last.  He was right. Irwin was a political prisoner. He...

IRS Lien and Levy: What You Need to Know

Last night @kemosabe and I talked about IRS lien and levy actions on a twitter blab. If you missed it, click here to watch. And if you have questions about IRS liens and levies, please ask in the comments. I don’t publish the comments so they won’t show up...

FREE IRS Q&A Webinar with Lysander

FREE WEBINAR IRS Questions? Lysander Venible,  author of On Your Own In Tax Court,  will be available to answer your questions about any IRS administrative or Tax Court issue you have. Tax Law, Tax Court, Non-Filers, Collections, Liens,  Levies,  Penalties , Hearings,...

Conversation with Lysander (20 min.)

Conversations with Lysander cover a wide range of topics having mostly to do with the IRS but might include other liberty topics, like the head of the snake (the Fed), NSA spying, encryption and Bitcoin. IRS topics include: alternatives to U.S. Tax Court,...