JUDICIARY: Tax Shrinkage

It is a principle of U. S. law that no citizen can refuse to pay a tax. It is another principle of U. S. law that, having paid, a taxpayer has a right to sue and, if the tax is found illegal, recover his payment from the Government. Last summer Congress passed an AAAmendment, which, in the event processing taxes are found unconstitutional, forbids their recovery unless each taxpayer can prove he has not passed the taxes on to the public. To date some 1,000 cases have been taken to court by processors...

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