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Signe Wilkinson

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  1. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    Well the IRS doesn’t all go after the rich when they are told to look at the small fry.

  2. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Why should political organizations get favored tax status?
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    How is the IRS supposed to tell whether an organization is political?

  3. Nos Nevets

    Nos Nevets said, over 1 year ago

    if what Apple did sounds kinda whacked, but perfectly legal,
    then maybe we need a different tax system.

  4. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Try Gm. Oh that is right they were Obama donors and got sweet deals. like making sure our Mid east ambassadors had Volts and charging stations. How much did they pay in taxes again? 0?
    But hey you want the money to be repatriated then do not double tax the companies. It is that simple. Of course more would do more in the USA if they did not have Obama as President. the IRS targeting just proves that they were smart.
    You want to stop the IRS and the White house from picking tax winners and losers?
    FAIR TAX! www.Fairtax.org

  5. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, over 1 year ago

    @braindead08

    Those who think the IRS didn’t especially target the Tea Party should listen to Peter Segal.


    A group submitted an application with the word ‘Patriot’ in the name of their organisation. Their 501( c)(3) status was immediately rejected. So they re-applied after changing the word ‘Patriot’ in the name to ‘green’ (everything else was identical), resubmitted, and were immediately accepted.

  6. narrowminded

    narrowminded said, over 1 year ago

    @braindead08

    Non-profit organizations are tax exempt. That’s the standard. Not the purpose of the enterprise but how the money is handled. The IRS must be blind to motives and stick to the accounting of revenues. This admin. has allowed the IRS to become political and now they run our healthcare. Not good.

  7. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, over 1 year ago

    According to Trevor Potter, Stephen Colbert’s lawyer, political organizations don’t have to tell the IRS anything.

  8. sho1952

    sho1952 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    narrowminded, the IRS was not allowed to become political under the Obama administration. It was used as a political weapon at least as far back as the Nixon administration. That is a proven fact. No one has yet been able to prove that President Obama had any role in the targeting of T(axed) E(nough) A(lready) Party organizations. However, the IRS could probably be justified in targeting groups that don’t think they should pay taxes. Now, if they will just start targeting the wealthier organizations and corporations, maybe we would be able to fund programs that are being cut back.

  9. Michyle Glen

    Michyle Glen said, over 1 year ago

    CHeck and see how many in The House and Congress use the same Tax loopholes/
    That should really make things interesting.

  10. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 1 year ago

    Blame an obsolete tax code for the U.S. not getting more in taxes out of Apple. Apple seems to have been scrupulous in following tax law in avoidance of taxes.

  11. ossiningaling

    ossiningaling said, over 1 year ago

    @braindead08

    Apples and Oranges.
    The 501©(4) exemption is for organizations that promote social welfare – not for politics. Possibly the logic behind scrutinizing requests from organizations with the names ‘Tea Party’ or ‘Patriot’ was because those terms may be more likely used by political organizations.

  12. echoraven

    echoraven said, over 1 year ago

    @mikefive

    “Blame an obsolete tax code for the U.S. not getting more in taxes out of Apple. Apple seems to have been scrupulous in following tax law in avoidance of taxes.”
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    This unjust tax system enables the left to increase taxes and claim it’s “on the rich” so they can “pay their fair share” and a rich liberal organization like Apple can skate around and end up paying little or no taxes something most of us can’t do.
    .
    A fair tax is the only way to generate the revenue and not use the IRS as “muscle” against the current administration’s ideological enemies.

  13. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, over 1 year ago

    Running around the tax code to avoid taxes is and has been legal, and is behavior that is revered in some circles. Getting as much from the welfare system is the same. For that matter, so are all those organizations whose sole purpose is to find ways for you to avoid paying legitimate taxes (“I owed $450,000, but I only ended up paying 75 cents! Thanks, I’m-a-Pig-dot-com!”)

    The tax codes and everything that provides welfare, personal AND corporate, need to be replaced with something more valuable and less convoluted. Of course, that would require work, and we all know that the definition of Congress is “Do-Nothing F#@ktards who couldn’t solve a problem if it was eating them anus first” (Thanks to Jon Stewart), so instead we will get sanctimonious grandstanding. This should no longer be news.

  14. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago

    Well sure it is a fun company the left adores.

  15. ronald rini

    ronald rini GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Sorry most people hate having to work 4 months out he the year to pay for government’s bloated. payroll and benefits or having people sitting on thier butts all day. If I was rich I would like to put into a business where i can create jobs and make money.

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