Index to Letters by Name

John E. Phillips (Sept 2006)

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Friday, September 22, 2006 An Open Letter to the IRS-#2: To Whom It May Concern: This letter is in response to the Request for Payment in the amount of $4,577.86, including penalties and late fees calculated by the IRS, due September 25, 2006. I explained in the enclosed letter, dated April 14, 2006, my reasons… Continue reading


Manuel Shah

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Manuel J. Shah XXXXXXXXXXXXXX Los Angeles, CA XXXXX 17 April 2006 Dear Internal Revenue Service of the United States Government: I vehemently oppose the ongoing US led military occupation of Iraq and continued operations in Afghanistan. Approximately 30% of our income tax dollars are spent on today’s military. This expenditure of federal tax dollars drains… Continue reading


Judy Conrad

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April 17, 2006 Dear Folks at IRS, My total income for 2005=$9,337.50. Taking an earned income tax credit my calculations indicate a refund of $72.00. I ask that this $72.00 be used to pay war reparations to the people of Afghanistan and Iraq; victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Native peoples of this country, black slaves… Continue reading


Jordan Taylor and Mariana Garrettson

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Jordan Taylor and Mariana Garrettson RR 1 Box 55c Union Dale, PA 18470 April 16, 2006 To Whom It May Concern: As with many members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) we (Jordan Taylor and Mariana Garrettson) have a conscientious objection to war. In the same way that our conscience, as informed by our… Continue reading


Daniel Woodham

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April 14, 2006 From: Daniel Woodham To: IRS Re: Conscientious objection to payment of tax due Dear Employees at the IRS, Have you sensed something wrong with the USA these days? Lots of political corruption, wars raging and in the making, lots of wealthy people but many more poor and homeless people. You know what… Continue reading


John E. Phillips

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Friday, April 14, 2006 An Open Letter to the IRS: The purpose of this letter is to present my decision to withhold further payment of Federal Income Taxes to the IRS and the U.S. Government. I am withholding paying the balance of the 2005 taxes that Form 1040A indicates I owe for the following reasons…. Continue reading


Paul Sheldon

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April 10, 2006 To the Internal Revenue Service: I support my country in all its peaceful endeavors, but for reasons of conscience and religious faith I do not support my country in its preparation for war and in war making. I am deeply troubled by the fact that about half of the federal tax that… Continue reading


Robert Randall Ⅱ

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April 10, 2006 Internal Revenue Service Center Atlanta, GA 39901-0002 Re: 2005 1040 return for [SSN] To Whom It May Concern: Once again this year I am unable to pay any federal income tax which you might deem “due” from me. As I have stated to you in years past, I am a Christian. It would… Continue reading


Andrew Curtis

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April 8, 2006 Internal Revenue Service Andover, MA 05501 To Whom It May Concern: Though my return shows I owe a balance to the IRS, I cannot in conscience pay any more money than has already been withheld from my paycheck knowing it will go to finance war. The Federal Government, after passing massive tax… Continue reading


Mary Ann C. Holtz (2006)

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March 6, 2006 To the people working in the IRS, to President Bush, to Senators Nelson and Martinez, and to Congressman C.W. Bill Young: This is my annual letter of conscience and plea to my government to begin to respect the consciences and religious freedom of those of us who are opposed to war. And… Continue reading


Rebecca Nellenback

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Internal Revenue Service Center Andover, MA 05501-0102 Dear Fellow Human Being, Enclosed you will find my tax returns for the 2004 tax year, and my payment voucher. You will notice that I have not included payment. I imagine that you are tired, that you have worked long hours. Perhaps your back hurts; you have been… Continue reading


David Hazen

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On Tax Day, April 15, 2005, the Eugene Register Guard published the following: Guest Viewpoint: Tax resistance is everyone’s moral charge By David Hazen Due to recent events within the Bush administration, I have been forced to reconsider my willingness to pay my federal taxes. I am a member of a Christian church in Eugene,… Continue reading