Re: [DMCForum] Re: IRS help
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Re: [DMCForum] Re: IRS help

Well said, Jack.


On 3/5/06, Jack Stiefel <jackstiefel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Well if they are simply not filing then yes you CAN turn them in and will
> recoup 15% of what is collected by the IRS.  If though they are in fact
> filing something but not paying any of their taxes then they are in no hot
> water and there is no money to be given to you.  Their daughter might have
> no idea really, and just blathering about being "cool".
> I guess in the end, what is to gain from you turning them in?  Is it the
> satisfaction of screwing with an unknown family, or the feeling of nobility
> in bringing a thief to justice?  Or is it a quick way to get some cash?  I
> read your analogy about Mexicans, and yes Illegals are a problem... Why not
> come down here and just round up a few and make yourself feel better and
> leave the legals alone?
> In the end you need to weigh both sides and look at the ramifications of
> your decision.  Yes you will get some cash that you may or may not use on
> your car (your choice anyway).  But you will also wreck damage to an unknown
> families future (namely jail time for at least one parent).
> I am not condoning the act of not filing taxes, heck I pay tens of thousands
> in taxes each year, I would Love to take 12 years off.  But the last thing I
> want to do to some family is split them up because they don't pay theirs,
> especially when I don't have a grudge against them (and believe me, jail is
> almost a sure bet, you want to send someone to jail for not paying their
> taxes so you can get new seats for your DeLorean?).
> Maybe if they had tons of money, were flaunting it around, and I had a
> problem with them then maybe, MAYBE I would consider it.  But Josh, you
> aren't even involved with them, why mess with it?  They might only have
> enough cash to make ends meat and use these rationalizations to get by
> paying the taxes?  Who knows.
> I guess we might need some more data on this.
> Jack Stiefel - Tampa, Fl
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
> Of Josh Porter
> Sent: Sunday, March 05, 2006 3:39 PM
> To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [DMCForum] Re: IRS help
> They are not filling taxes. We had a family friend that lost his
> business and didn't do his taxes for a short while and he went to
> prision for three years and before he went he was normal but after
> he got out he was in bad shape.
> Josh
> --- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Jack Stiefel" <jackstiefel@...>
> wrote:
> >
> > Are they not paying or are they not filing???  There is a huge
> difference,
> > like jail time and collection.  If they are simply not paying
> there is
> > nothing for you to gain, nor the IRS.  But if they are not filing
> then there
> > is a possibility of collection and jail time.
> >
> > The 15% is only what is collected.  If they have nothing the gov
> will get
> > nothing as will you.  I know a few people who had financial
> problems and owe
> > the gov a lot of money, but they continue to file each year and
> therefore
> > are in no danger of jail time or collection.
> >
> > Jack Stiefel - Tampa, Fl
> > DMC Vin 03461 1981 Grey 5 speed
> > DMC Vin 16879 1983 Black 5 speed
> >
> > Yeah I got one--
> >
> > Listen to the best music of all time at
> >
> > Come hang out in The DMC Lounge --
> >
> >

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