August 5, 2008   

Editor's Note

Taxpayer sparring with the IRS seems to have climbed to a new level. Last week we heard of a Colorado man who bribed an IRS agent with baseball tickets and now faces a huge fine and years in prison. This week the news brings us a story about a murder- for-hire case where an IRS agent was the intended victim. Personally, I think using an experienced tax accountant to go to battle on your behalf is a much more civilized way of dealing with tax controversy, but that would of course entail a level of thought that might have kept these guys out of tax trouble in the first place.

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Gail Perry, CPA
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