Is sleeping in one’s office a taxable fringe benefit? What if the perpetrator could change the law in the morning?
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.
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.
We blame sophisticated taxpayers for taking advantage of loopholes, but what about the people who put them there in the first place?