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Signe Wilkinson

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  1. william sharpe

    william sharpe said, about 2 years ago

    Can we sink the IRS? A flat tax looks better every day!

  2. ossiningaling

    ossiningaling said, about 2 years ago

    Of course this never happened as the first income tax was assessed in 1862 to raise funds for the American Civil War. Which wouldn’t have been necessary of some folks hadn’t gotten their panties in a knot over owning people.

  3. denis1112

    denis1112 said, about 2 years ago

    We should restore working for a living instead of getting a check from the government.Over Half the country doesn’t pay their own way.Punishing those that actually do work and pay taxes is not going to last.Socialist never want to make the non working ,useless and lazy well off, they want to make those that work poor.

    Open your own business and find out what working for a living actually means.Instead of having a make nothing hourly job.
    Socialist Europe is broke.

  4. feverjr

    feverjr said, about 2 years ago

    501 © 4’s are tax exempt because they do social welfare work…..
    “Social Welfare Organizations – Examples

    Some nonprofit organi­zations that qualify as social welfare organiza­tions include:

    An organization operating an airport that serves the general public in an area with no other airport and that is on land owned by a local government, which supervises the airport’s operation,


    A community association that works to improve public services, housing and resi­dential parking; publishes a free commu­nity newspaper; sponsors a community sports league, holiday programs and meetings; and contracts with a private se­curity service to patrol the community,


    A community association devoted to preserving the community’s traditions, ar­chitecture and appearance by represent­ing it before the local legislature and administrative agencies in zoning, traffic and parking matters,


    An organization that tries to encourage in­dustrial development and relieve unem­ployment in an area by making loans to businesses so they will relocate to the area and


    An organization that holds an annual festi­val of regional customs and traditions."

    ………
    http://www.irs.gov/Charities-&-Non-Profits/Other-Non-Profits/Social-Welfare-Organizations-Examples
    ………
    My question, why do any PACs, left or right, enjoy tax exempt status under 501 © 4s?

  5. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, about 2 years ago

    Yep, good call. Just wait until next year when they start deciding who isn’t “paying their fair share” of the Obamacare Tax.

  6. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    The Tea Party is a political organization and should never have qualified for 501c4 tax exempt status. The IRS is doing its job.

  7. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, about 2 years ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    Then please explain why your boy said he’s “outraged”?

  8. jack75287

    jack75287 said, about 2 years ago

    If you want the 75% tax rate back fine, will you also take the first $400,000 exempt as it was back then? For your information that now equals about 3.8 million in today’s dollars. Sorry.

  9. jack75287

    jack75287 said, about 2 years ago

    They should waited till the boat was closer.

  10. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @feverjr

    “My question, why do any PACs, left or right, enjoy tax exempt status under 501( c) 4s?”

    You can thank Justices Roberts, Scalia, Alito, Thomas & Kennedy for letting political groups form 501( c)4’s in the Citizens’ United case. The tax exempt status is a bonus. The real reason why they are popular, is that they do not have to identify donors.

  11. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, about 2 years ago

    @jack75287

    Very polite of you to apologize after completely shredding his juvenile argument.

    He pays no income tax so why not take everybody else’s money.

  12. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @Harleyquinn

    ‘Find the truth to yourself. There is a better way then having the IRS be judge jury and executioner of the money YOU EARNED!’
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    I agree. The tax code is over 79,000 pages. Every paragraph on all of those pages (beyond the first 50 or so) represents a political payoff, and also has its own interest group. It needs to be dramatically simplified.
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    One of the myths that flat taxers advance is that flat tax = a simplified tax code.
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    It’s your belief that enacting a flat tax would not go through the legislative sausage making and would not contain exemptions for politically connected groups
    You honestly believe that?
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    No ‘incentives’ for oil exploration and drilling? No ‘depletion’ compensation?
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    No special treatment for capital gains so that wealthy pay regardless of the source of their income?
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    You honestly believe all that?

  13. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @jack75287

    ‘If you want the 75% tax rate back fine, will you also take the first $400,000 exempt as it was back then? For your information that now equals about 3.8 million in today’s dollars. Sorry.’
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    If it’s only either/or, back then or now, I’d take back then. Of course, it’s way more complicated than that.

  14. Kylie2112

    Kylie2112 said, about 2 years ago

    You’ve clearly never seen a government agency perform audits. I’ve seen plenty from people who know EXACTLY what to look for, and yes, that means you start your searches where you’re going to most likely find deficiencies.

  15. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @ConserveGov

    As I have said before, he isn’t my “boy.”

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