True abuse by the IRS

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  1. Bass v 2.0
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    He won't owe taxes unless he sells it.
     
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    IRS loves picking on lil' guys.
    Didn't you get THAT memo?
    I have.
     
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    Well, he would've been liable for gains on the baseball, too, if he had kept it, under the windfall principle. Thus, his gains are income, because they were given in exchange for the value of the baseball.

    Anyway . . .

    Example of one IRS lawyer picking on the little guy

     
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    He needs a tax lawyer. The guy made $50,000 + dollars and owes taxes on it.
     
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    Could it be because most of those tax breaks for the wealthy actually went to people making less than $200,000 a year?
     
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    I'm glad to see that he isn't crying about it.

    Everyone has to pay income tax, why should he be excused?

    If I were him I'd sell the tickets and pay off that massive $100,000 student loan hanging over his head.
     
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    Thought the whole meme was paying your fair share? Or is there some reason he is above paying his Fair Share on what he won?
     

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