The Spark

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.” — Karl Marx

I.R.S. turns rule writing over to tax shelter lawyers and accountants

Mar 19, 2007

The I.R.S. has asked tax lawyers and accountants to write new tax rules. These are the people who design tax shelters and exploit loopholes for the wealthy.

Up to now Congressmen and top federal bureaucrats wrote the rules to help the rich dodge taxes. Apparently, they decided just to simplify the process – handing the tax code directly over to the very top grifters.