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Wesley Montague

April 15, 2002 Internal Revenue Service Austin, TX 73301-0102 Re: 2001 individual tax return CC: Senators Pete Domenici and Jeff Bingaman; Representative Heather Wilson To whom it may concern: You will please find herewith my 2001 individual tax return. I affirm this to be a fully accurate statement of my income for the year in… Continue reading

Peter Meyers (2002)

Pete Meyers Ithaca, NY April 15, 2002 Internal Revenue Service Andover, MA 05501-0002 Dear Internal Revenue Service Person: I enclose this letter with my completed tax form as an explanation about why I cannot, in good conscience, pay the tax money that is demanded of me by the I.R.S. and the United States government—$2,781.31—for the… Continue reading

Steven J. Kretzmann

April 15, 2002 Internal Revenue Service Philadelphia, PA 19255-1451 To Whom It May Concern: Enclosed are my federal tax forms for 2001 along with a check in payment for the Social Security and Medicare portion of what I owe. The additional amount that the form shows I owe is not enclosed. As in previous years,… Continue reading

Veronica Fellerath

Attachment re: Form 12153 – Request for a Collection Due Process Hearing Date: January 8, 2002 Explanation of why I don’t agree with the “Notice of Levy/Seizure” Each year I withhold part of my taxes (and send the money to a group that serves the poor) so that I am not paying for weapons of… Continue reading

Peter Meyers (2001)

April 16, 2001 Internal Revenue Service Andover, MA 05501-0002 Dear Internal Revenue Service Person: I enclose this letter with my completed tax form as an explanation about why I cannot, in good conscience, pay the tax money that is demanded of me by the I.R.S. and the United States government—$2,523.81—for the 1999 tax year. Approximately… Continue reading

Carol Moore

CAROL MOORE Washington, DC July 10, 2000 Charles O. Rosetti Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service Washington, DC Mr. Rossotti, My name is Carol L. Moore, Social Security number [number redacted]. I am present at the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington, D.C., today, to turn myself in for refusing to pay federal income taxes for war and… Continue reading

Larry Rosenwald

On Being a Very Public War Tax Resister Remarks at the Voluntown Gathering (11/12/99) Larry Rosenwald It’s conventional to begin a talk like this by saying you’re honored to have been asked to give it. Well, I am honored to have been asked to give this talk, genuinely and not just conventionally. I’ve sometimes felt uneasy… Continue reading

D. Pierre Gingerich

D. Pierre Gingerich Ithaca, NY 16 August 1999 Charles O. Rossotti, Commissioner Internal Revenue Service Washington, D.C. 20224 Internal Revenue Service Center Andover, MA 05501-0002 Dear Mr. Rossotti: I refuse to pay military taxes. I am writing to you to explain why I have withheld payment of $136.06, or 44.6% of the $305 calculated for… Continue reading

My War Tax Resistance Actions

By Priscilla Adams When I left college in 1974, I joined the Movement for a New Society and earned below a taxable level, filing W-4s as exempt. When I began to earn enough to owe money, I refused to pay 100% and continued to file W-4s as exempt. After a paycheck was garnished I stopped… Continue reading

S. Brian Willson

“With all due respect…I must refuse your request.” Dear Official of the Internal Revenue Service and/or Judge of the U.S, District Court, or other Judicial or Quasi-Judicial Officers: I am aware of your request for my cooperation in producing monetary amounts or documents to aid in the collection of those amounts, to satisfy a debt… Continue reading

S. Brian Willson (1985)

Letter to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service, the Secretary of the Treasury, the President and the People of the United States of America Accompanying My 1984 Tax Return August 15, 1985 RE: Federal Income Tax This letter is dedicated to a man named “Hue.” He is a Vietnamese man who remains a vivid image… Continue reading