How to treat payments from “generous” people for dates with “attractive” people?
Winning a prize can cause tax problems, but how valuable is the prize, really?
Gifts to the United States
Stephen King doesn’t think he pays enough in taxes. So give Uncle Sam a gift, already.
Of all the fringe benefits to complain about…
Is sleeping in one’s office a taxable fringe benefit? What if the perpetrator could change the law in the morning?
Most don’t cheat on taxes
87% of respondents to an IRS Oversight survey said they don’t think it’s OK to cheat on taxes. In other news, 13% of survey respondents were later audited.
Flattening business taxes
The corporate tax burden is not shared equally across industries: lobbyists have gotten the effective rates for some kinds of businesses lowered through targeted breaks.
Is there a way out of loopholes?
We blame sophisticated taxpayers for taking advantage of loopholes, but what about the people who put them there in the first place?