The Bible says God loves a cheerful giver, and the U.S. Tax Code says a cheerful giver loves the charitable contribution deduction. But according to the outcome of the recent case Durden v. Commissioner, the Tax Court hates both God and cheerful givers.
He just wanted to get this out there sooner rather than later:
Just don't call it an endorsement!
Some people can't take a joke.
Buffett Rule No. 2?
Not having a firm grasp on taxes is rarely an acceptable defense for committing tax-related crimes. HOWEVER, a woman in Maine is employing a slightly different angle for her defense:
Hot off the Twitter, New York Times' Catherine Rampell shares some interesting data about movers in 2012:
Not really a surprise.
Look! The code is just filled to the brim with them!