Re: POLI: Encouraging Tax Evasion

Doug Bailey (
Tue, 27 Jul 1999 9:37:35 -0400

At 1:21 AM -0400 7/24/99, Michael S. Lorrey wrote:

> On the contrary, I posted a lengthy analysis of the tax code long prior
> to your retort and how and why it is a voluntary system for most all
> Americans. Look in the list archives, I posted it about three months
> ago.

As Xerxes stated, the list archives do not cover this period. I've yet to see any analysis of the Code, regulations, Service guidance, judicial rulings or constitutional law advocating or asserting that the federal income tax is "optional" or "unconstitutional" or whatever that can withstand informed criticism.

Please send me this "lengthy analysis". If you are correct, my Firm has clients that spend billions of dollars a year to "reduce" their effective tax rate. I'm sure they'll be interested in your ability to eliminate their tax burden totally.


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