Archives for September 2008

Brotherly Love in Philadelphia: Non-Filer Gets 2 and 1/2 Year Sentence

Brotherly Love in Philadelphia: Non-Filer Gets 2 and 1/2 Year Sentence

The brother of former Philadelphia mayor, John Street, was sentenced today to 2 and 1/2 years in prison for failing to file his federal income tax returns from 2001 through 2004.  Prosecutors proved that T….

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Congressman Says Bailout Plan Voted Down Because “People Didn’t Want It.”

Congressman Says Bailout Plan Voted Down Because “People Didn’t Want It.”

I squirmed, I fidgeted, I came this close to throwing my Logitech remote control at my T.V. screen as I watched Michigan Congressman, Republican Thaddeus McCotter, repeatedly tell Neil Cavuto that he voted against the bailout plan because…

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Taxes, Sacrifice and the War on Terror

Taxes, Sacrifice and the War on Terror

When I started this blog I vowed that I would stay out of politics.  But I’m only human. I was reading my tax feeds and came across yet another interesting post from Joe Kristan of…

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Taxpayer Pays IRS Bill With Toilet Seats

Taxpayer Pays IRS Bill With Toilet Seats

A disgruntled taxpayer sent the following letter to the IRS in payment of his outstanding tax bill: Dear Sir or Madam: Enclosed is my 2003 Form 1040, together with payment. Please take note of the attached…

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Tampa Bay Businessman Pleads Guilty to Payroll Tax Fraud

Tampa Bay Businessman Pleads Guilty to Payroll Tax Fraud

Frank Amodeo, the former leader of Mirabilis Ventures Inc., pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges stemming from what prosecutors called a $181 million payroll tax fraud that could’ve landed Amodeo in prison for the rest of…

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