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The IRS Plot To Rob America

The IRS Plot To Rob America

Q3041 Returning 'POWER' to the PEOPLE. Returning 'THE RULE OF LAW' to OUR LAND.

On July 1st and Anon noted this article taken from the Government Slaves website: Trump Signs Law Making It Harder for IRS to Seize Money from Americans

The Internal Revenue seized $446,000 from the bank accounts of three brothers, Jeffrey, Richard, and Mitch Hirsch in 2012, claiming a “structuring” violation against the owners of Bi-County Distributor Inc. for making multiple bank deposits of less than $10,000.

The government never charged them with a crime, nor gave them a hearing to enable them to contest the seizure, but after intense national media attention to the case, the government returned the funds.

The case was among many that highlighted an abuse by IRS agents known as legal source structuring that allowed the tax-collection agency to use a law, the Bank Secrecy Act, intended to combat money laundering, to seize assets.

President Donald Trump signed a bipartisan bill Monday to force greater accountability on the IRS in the property seizures, as well as protect taxpayers from identity theft, boost whistleblower protections, and modernize the tax agency.

“We just finished signing, the important signing, of the Taxpayer First bill, the IRS Taxpayer First, which is a tremendous thing for our citizens having to deal with the IRS,” Trump told reporters after the signing. “It streamlines and so many other changes are made. That was just done and signed. It’s been made into law. So, we are all set on that.

The new law, The Taxpayer First Act, requires the IRS to show probable cause that the smaller transactions were made in order to evade financial reporting requirements. [1]

To understand this new bill signed into law by President Trump, let’s learn some of what has been going on while we were sleeping. This article titled, “The IRS Has Been Quietly Confiscating Millions from Small Business Owners found on Pix 11 dot com, gives us a glimpse of nefarious IRS behavior.

When Mitch Hirsch went to the bank in May 2012, the teller delivered some unexpected news: the bank account he and his two brothers, Jeff and Richard, used to deposit the proceeds from their convenience store distribution business had been commandeered by the federal government.

Later that day, Mitch’s older brother Jeff got a letter from the IRS; it explained that the brothers’ pattern of making frequent and small deposits had drawn suspicion. The Hirsch brothers did business with small delis and gas stations, and often made cash deposits in their account. But the IRS apparently mistook these transactions for the behavior of a drug dealer or a terrorist trying to fly below the radar.

The brothers were never charged with a crime or accused of any wrongdoing. But it cost them tens of thousands of dollars, and over two years of fighting the IRS in court, to finally get the money returned. “It was hell,” Jeff said. If it wasn’t for the generosity of a friend who works in the candy distribution business — who let the brothers slide on a few late payments — Jeff said that his entire family would have gone bankrupt.

The Hirsch brothers’ ordeal is far from uncommon, according to a March 30 report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, a government watchdog that oversees the IRS. Between 2012 and 2014, the IRS seized over $17 million from hundreds of small business owners like the Hirsch's — whose only “crime” was making frequent cash deposits and withdrawals of under $10,000, which isn’t technically a crime at all.

Banks must report to the IRS all individual deposits, withdrawals or transfers of over $10,000; it’s illegal for anyone to structure multiple transactions of $10,000 or more in order to evade IRS attention, and banks are required to report if they think their customers are making many under-limit transactions to avoid triggering notification.

Still, drug dealers and other criminals often do to attempt to stay below the radar of law enforcement. But, it’s also perfectly normal for small and medium-size business owners to make regular deposits under the $10,000 mark. In the Hirsch case, the brothers’ insurance company had actually asked them to make smaller deposits after they had been robbed on the way to the bank.

Q2462 >Who is HOROWITZ? >Mandate charged to HOROWITZ? >Resources provided to HOROWITZ?

Federal law allows the IRS to freeze anyone’s assets it suspects of making evasive deposits, without requiring that they secure a criminal conviction or even conduct an investigation beyond examining the bank records. In other words, the IRS can — and does — empty some people’s bank accounts simply because the owners make deposits that fit a pattern that the government believes may resemble that of a drug dealer. “They are supposed to be targeting people hiding criminal proceeds,” explained Robert Johnson, an attorney who represented the Hirsch brothers. “However, they are applying it to people who are engaged in perfectly legal businesses.”

And it’s not just that the IRS occasionally seizes the assets of innocent business owners by mistake and is unaware of the problems with its methodology: According to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration report, the IRS almost always misses the mark. The watchdog randomly selected 278 different cases in which the IRS emptied a bank account because it suspected illegal transaction structuring. In a full 91 percent of those cases, it turned out that the IRS had taken money from perfectly legal small businesses — farms, convenience stores, restaurants — that just so happened to withdraw money from the bank in a pattern that caught authorities’ attention.

“Most people impacted by the program did not appear to be criminal enterprises engaged in other alleged illegal activity,” the inspector general found, “rather, they were legal businesses such as jewelry stores, restaurant owners, gas station owners, scrap metal dealers, and others.” In a response to the watchdog report, the IRS emphasized that it had been acting within the law. [A BAD LAW!]

Here’s how a typical enforcement action is carried out. First, local police officials working with the IRS’s Criminal Investigations Unit pore through bank records, identifying what they think are suspicious transactions. Then they show those transactions to a federal magistrate, who can authorize the IRS to seize the bank accounts. The federal agents then confiscate the money from the bank, show up at the owner’s place of business, and inform them they’ve lost control of their accounts. GET THIS: Under the federal government’s “equitable sharing” program, the local police and the IRS can then split the money between themselves. The burden is then on the original owner of the account to prove that his or her deposits were innocuous. Often, authorities will offer a deal to give back a portion of the money, if the original owner agrees to not request that the full amount be returned. This is ‘Highway Robbery’!!!

Going after people like the Hirsch brothers was part of a strategy to extract as much cash as possible with minimal effort, the IG report alleges. Authorities often targeted people like business owners who weren’t breaking any laws, but were eager to get as much of their own hard-earned money back as quickly as possible.

The IRS is not the only government agency seizing people’s assets without any criminal proceedings. In March, the Inspector General of the Drug Enforcement Agency found that over the last decade the agency had taken $3.2 billion in cash from individuals who were never charged or convicted with a crime. Thank you, President Trump, for reversing these wrongs committed by the previous administration. [2] Q2937 This is a crossroads in the history of our civilization that will determine whether or not we, the people, reclaim control over our government." - POTUS. Logical thinking. Q




Video Sources:

IRS Seizes Hundreds of Bank Accounts on Suspicion Alone yazakchattiest Published on Oct 28, 2014

Remarks: Donald Trump Signs Taxpayer First Act in the Oval Office - July 1, 2019

Factbase Videos Published on Jul 1, 2019

Property Seized, Money Taken - No Charges Filed Mackinac Center Published on Dec 3, 2014

#currentevents #corruption #irs #WeepingAngelII #qanondecodes #qanon

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