Question by Robert F: Where is the Law ?
Is there a law that requires Americans to pay direct unapportioned tax?
UPDATE AT THE END:
This is really interesting. I saw this film and it blew me away. Ron Paul (R-Texas) is in this as are various conservatives from center to far right. Center-left folks are in this as well. So this is not a partisan film. Is there a law that requires the average American worker, working in the private sector to pay direct unapportioned tax? Should be a simple thing to answer, right?
Aaron Russo tried to get an answer by making this documentary and it is chilling. So I called around and asked various tax attorneys if they could please cite the law, because I really still thought it was possible there may be one. No one could point me to the law.
Tax attorneys everywhere, is there or is there not a law that requires the average American worker, working in the private sector to pay direct unapportioned tax? Should be a simple thing to answer, right? Please provide the exact law and a link to where I can read up on it. This should be easy, right?
That is statute(court made law) Where is the Congresional Law. The Congressional Act that created this unapportioned Tax that the Bill of Rights forebids
Why are other taxes not protested such as fuel tax road tax property tax etc. ?
I got this off some websit .
The tax come from me from my pay so how is this not a direct tax on me ?
Answer by rickinnocal
Yes there is.
This “there’s no law” bs is a myth promulgated by tax protestors.
The entire law on taxes can be found at the link below. I’ve actually linked to Section 1, since that’s the section that actually imposes income tax.
“That is statute(court made law)”
You are completely wrong.
A Statute is, by definition, a law passed by a representative body (Congress, for Federal Statutes, the State Legislatures for State Statutes)
“Where is the Congresional Law. The Congressional Act that created this unapportioned Tax…”
The law was last comprehensively revised and passed by Congress on October 22nd, 1986, as Public Law #99-514. It has been amended – by Congress – at least once every year since. 26USC is the current summary of the law as it stands after all current amendments.
“…that the Bill of Rights forebids”
The Bill of Rights does no such thing. The reference to “Direct taxes” is found in Article 1, Clause 3 of the constitution itlself, not in the Bill of Rights. “Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers…”
There were conflicting court rulings as to whether income taxes were, or were not, a “Direct tax”, so the whole question was made moot by the passage of the 16th Amendment, which specifically authorizes income taxes.
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