Save the USA – Abolish the IRS

Save the USA – Abolish the IRS

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2017 (May 14, 2017) — “The Internal Revenue Service is more ruthless than the Gestapo.  Abolish the IRS.  Stamp out organized crime.”  Evel Knievel * * * * * * * * * * * Many of our readers are aware of our continuing […]

Why Did Activists Try to Read the Entire Tax Code in a Day?

Why Did Activists Try to Read the Entire Tax Code in a Day?

“STRIKE AT THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM” by Guillermo Jimenez, ©2017 (May 5, 2017) — On April 18, representatives of the Tax Revolution Institute gathered in front of IRS headquarters in Washington, DC, to stage possibly the most civil protest anyone has ever witnessed. The idea was simple… ridiculous and simple. Read the tax code. […]

Tax Day Reading of Our Glorious Tax Code at IRS HQ in DC

Tax Day Reading of Our Glorious Tax Code at IRS HQ in DC

“WE’LL BEGIN AT DAWN” by Tax Revolution Institute, ©2017 (Apr. 17, 2017) — This Tax Day, April 18, join the Tax Revolution Institute for a public reading of our glorious Tax Code! This madness will stream live from IRS headquarters in Washington, DC, at www.TaxRevolution.us. We’ll begin at dawn and keep going until it is […]

What Gilmore Girls Can Teach Us About Taxes

What Gilmore Girls Can Teach Us About Taxes

CAN VOLUNTARY GIVING REPLACE GOVERNMENT MANDATES? by Chloe Anagnos, ©2017, Tax Revolution Institute (Mar. 27, 2017) — Oy with the poodles already! Babette ate oatmeal. I have no patience for jam hands. If any of those statements made sense to you, congrats. You’re a Gilmore Girls superfan, just like me. Gilmore Girls aired on the […]

If the Feds Come for Your Legal Marijuana, Defund the DEA

If the Feds Come for Your Legal Marijuana, Defund the DEA

“IT’S GOING TO TAKE A TAX REVOLUTION” by Guillermo Jimenez, Tax Revolution Institute, ©2017 (Mar. 2, 2017) — The disparity between state and federal law regarding marijuana may be coming to a head, but what if the American public could ultimately put an end to the “war on drugs” through the power of the purse? […]

The Tax Revolution Is Here

The Tax Revolution Is Here

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Robin Koerner, Communications Director Email: rkoerner@taxrevolution.us Media inquiries: 202-897-7876 (Feb. 20, 2017) — Washington, DC — One year after it launched, the Tax Revolution Institute (TRI) — true to its name — is radically distinguishing itself from other organizations in the tax-reform space. TRI’s claim is that the fundamental problem with […]

The Tax Revolution Is Coming

The Tax Revolution Is Coming

“WHAT IF THE GOVERNMENT HAD TO EARN OUR MONEY?” by TRI Staff, ©2017 (Feb. 8, 2017) — When the Tax Revolution Institute first launched, we promised to develop a simple and innovative plan to reform our broken tax system. But we always intended much more than the kind of reform that is typically discussed in […]

New Year, New Tax Season, More IRS Phone Scams

New Year, New Tax Season, More IRS Phone Scams

“SCAMMERS ARE GETTING MORE CLEVER” by Chloe Anagnos, Tax Revolution Institute, ©2017 (Jan. 10, 2017) — Each year, thousands of taxpayers are tricked into giving their financial information to scammers. According to a report from the US Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), victims have paid more than $50 million to scammers since October […]

TRI Announces 2nd Annual Student Essay Scholarship Competition

TRI Announces 2nd Annual Student Essay Scholarship Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Gwynne Beatty, Development Director Email: gbeatty@taxrevolution.us Phone: 202-601-0453 Washington, DC — The Tax Revolution Institute (TRI) — a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that promotes “justice and integrity in the tax system” — is pleased to announce the launch of the second annual Robert A. Heinlein Tax Revolution Scholarship competition. As with the […]

Debate over IRS Restrictions on “Pulpit Freedom” Heats Up

Debate over IRS Restrictions on “Pulpit Freedom” Heats Up

SENSIBLE, OR “GROWING THREAT TO RELIGIOUS FREEDOM?” by Guillermo Jimenez, Tax Revolution Institute, ©2016 (Oct. 21, 2016) — Tensions between the Internal Revenue Service and the proponents of political speech from the pulpit are beginning to boil over. While the controversy is decades old, the IRS’s restrictions on the political speech of churches and other […]

Why a New IRS Boss Would Be the Same as the Old IRS Boss

Why a New IRS Boss Would Be the Same as the Old IRS Boss

“CRIMINAL MEDDLING” by Fergus Hodgson, Tax Revolution Institute, ©2016 (Sep. 16, 2016) — Frustration over Internal Revenue Service targeting of Tea Party and constitutionalist organizations has boiled over into demands for Commissioner John Koskinen to hit the road. If a tree is rotten, however, you need to strike the root. No trimming of the edges […]

TRI Stands with Bridge Alliance to “Rise Above the Political Divide”

TRI Stands with Bridge Alliance to “Rise Above the Political Divide”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE by TRI Staff, ©2016 (Sep. 14, 2016) — Washington, DC — The Tax Revolution Institute (TRI) — a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that promotes “justice and integrity in the tax system” — is a proud member of the Bridge Alliance, a “transpartisan” coalition that is “committed to building bridges and removing walls” within […]

Has the IRS “Turned Uncle Sam into Uncle Tyrant”?

Has the IRS “Turned Uncle Sam into Uncle Tyrant”?

“REVOLUTIONARY REFORM” NEEDED by Guillermo Jiminez, Tax Revolution Institute, 2016 (Sep. 9, 2016) — The letters I-R-S can arouse a range of emotions in a person, depending on the individual and his or her own experiences with our federal revenue-collection agency. However, when it comes to the attendees of FreedomFest 2016, the sentiment regarding the […]

Over Two Dozen Nonprofits Stand Up Against IRS Attacks on Free Speech

Over Two Dozen Nonprofits Stand Up Against IRS Attacks on Free Speech

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Alex Vidal, Communications Director Email: alex@taxrevolution.us Phone: 202-601-0452 (Aug. 30, 2016) — Washington, DC — Over two dozen grassroots organizations are officially taking a stand against the IRS’s attempts to silence the free-speech rights of nonprofits by joining the Tax Revolution Institute’s (TRI) First Amendment Alliance. Groups such as Fight for […]

TRI Update: We’re Auditing the IRS

TRI Update:  We’re Auditing the IRS

“STRIKE WHILE THE IRON IS HOT” by Dan Johnson, Executive Director, Tax Revolution Institute, ©2016 (Aug. 24, 2016) — Many of you know me from my work with People Against the NDAA (PANDA) and the Solutions Institute. Over the past few months, I have been proud to work with an astounding team at the Tax […]

IRS Demands You Pay Your Taxes, Hires Contractors Who Don’t

IRS Demands You Pay Your Taxes, Hires Contractors Who Don’t

“ALL CORPORATIONS SHOULD BE EXAMINED” by Chloe Anagnos, Tax Revolution Institute, ©2016 (Aug. 24, 2016) — According to a new report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), the IRS does not effectively screen its contractors for failing to pay federal taxes. Since 2012, the IRS has been prohibited from awarding contracts to […]

Why Americans Are Renouncing Citizenship Like Never Before

Why Americans Are Renouncing Citizenship Like Never Before

“SOMETHING HAS CHANGED” by Fergus Hodgson, Tax Revolution Institute, ©2016 (Aug. 22, 2016) — In the latest quarter of 2016, through June 30, 1,158 individuals renounced US citizenship and cut legal ties with the land of the free. How many do you think renounced during the same period 10 years prior? A grand total of […]

National Tax Watchdog Aims to Protect Free Speech with First Amendment Alliance

National Tax Watchdog Aims to Protect Free Speech with First Amendment Alliance

IN OPPOSITION TO “THE MUZZLE RULE” by Alex Vidal, Communications Director, Tax Revolution Institute (TRI) (Aug. 9, 2016) — Washington, DC — The free-speech rights of nonprofit organizations, such as advocacy groups, educational institutions, labor unions, and business leagues, are under serious threat, and the clock is ticking. In response, the Tax Revolution Institute (TRI) […]

FBI Documents Reveal Orchestrated IRS Targeting, Unravel the Negligence Cover Story

FBI Documents Reveal Orchestrated IRS Targeting, Unravel the Negligence Cover Story

WHY DID THE FBI AND DOJ DO NOTHING? by Fergus Hodgson, ©2016, Tax Revolution Institute (Aug. 2, 2016) — Recently released documents show the US Department of Justice was well aware of the Internal Revenue Service’s railroading of advocacy groups as they applied for nonprofit status, specifically those with Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street […]