You have my support.
The IRS is criminal.
After enduring a Audit that lasted 3 1/2 years of 8 of my returns (4 personal, 4 business) I was left dumbfounded.
They can do and will do anything they want when it comes to your taxes.
I'm in sales and the decided to disallow ALL by automobile expenses even though I had documents records.
They disallowed all my business expenses including copy paper because I couldn't prove I didn't use it personally.
They disallowed all my business telephone expenses for the same reason.
An on and on and on.
In the end they tried to nail be for $60,000 more in taxes over what I had already paid for those years.
I had to go to appeals court and basically won everything back.
End result they got another $5,000 from me.
So tell me how much the auditor makes a year? Probably around $50K. How many man hours do you think they put in? Well based on the telephone calls,
emails and thousand of copies of documents I can tell you they probably put in at least 500. So $25/hr times 500 = $12,500
So they spend at least $12,500 of your dollars to suck $5,000 out of me.
Plus I spent nearly $10,000 in tax attorney fees to defend myself. Lost untold production hours in my business.
This is happening every day to people.
What I find interesting about this "targeting" scandal is that I was targeted. I found a memo on the IRS website saying their goals were to target
my specific industry.
They target groups all the time - I guess it's only news when it becomes political.
Since to operate the IRS exceeds what they collect in revenues - It is time to abolish them forever.