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‘New’ IRS Abuse Is The Same Old Story

July 12, 2013 by  

Here we go again, or rather, it just keeps on going.

The Internal Revenue Service, the same agency that took lavish trips on the taxpayers’ dime and discriminated against conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status, is up to its old tricks of threatening criminal charges against people who for years have sought to work out their back tax issues.

“All too often the IRS  just isn’t interested in working out a tax debt, but rather want to criminalize people for their personal beliefs,” said Edward Snook, editor-in-chief of the US~Observer.

Tom Curry is a reasonable man who doesn’t push his beliefs on others. He simply works hard and wants to be left alone. He doesn’t believe in victimless crimes. He also doesn’t believe it is right for a government to continually fund other countries and waste our money on resort vacations while our citizens are put to the ever increasing task to pay for it.

When Curry was taken in by the works of Irwin Schiff, an anti-tax evangelist, he believed so wholeheartedly in what Schiff was selling that he stopped filing his personal income taxes, believing that it was a completely voluntary system of taxation.

After being contacted by the IRS and informed he did have to file and pay his personal income taxes, he decided not to fight them and he set about hiring several individuals to file his returns and also to run the administration of his Boston-based landscaping and snow-removal business.

The IRS kicked back his returns as fraudulent. They also set the tax debt to Curry’s gross income, ignoring any legitimate deductions for business costs and pricing it beyond any possibility of payment.

It didn’t stop Curry from trying. He hired tax-settlement negotiators.

Acting in good faith, however, didn’t stop the raids on Curry’s home, the confiscation of personal belongings or the threats of charges against his wife, who loosely worked for the business.

And it hasn’t stopped U.S. Prosecutor Victor Wild from seeking to imprison this man who reasonably has tried to work it all out.

It’s time to demand accountability – to act. Call Wild’s office at 617-748-3100 and demand he settle this situation rather than prosecute a man so willing to be reasonable and pay his taxes. And submit your phone call experience in the comments below.

The US~Observer has written up all of the details regarding Curry’s predicament. You can read it here.

US~Observer Staff

US~Observer Staff

is a nationwide newspaper that focuses on innocent victims of false prosecution. It uses each of its editions as a tool to secure the vindication of its clients. Its website is http://www.usobserver.com/.

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  • Don miller

    Shut this administration down its the only way of stopping them take their oh my bad our money away quit paying in to these thugsters would you keep paying people who want to extort money from u well there’s no one you can call for help against them the only thing we the people can do is quit giving them our money what are they going to do lock America up looks like we’re almost there I’m not going out without a fight I haven’t worked in four years and no I don’t recieve any benefits I don’t qualify so I’m doing my part as far as I’m concerned they will never collect another dime from me I was layed off in November of 09 and can’t find a job anywhere and I don’t qualify for any go ernment assistance after I fought wars for this country worked over half of my life for corporate America but now I’m down and I don’t qualify take note young folks they’ll do the same to you and all the immigrants wanting to come to this great country after the government and corporate America get through using u up they kill u off by means of you don’t qualify for anything well guess what America you don’t qualify for my skills in the next war you start

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