Sunday, August 12, 2012

Is There Such A Thing As Tax-Free?

Published in The Tennessean, Sunday, August 12, 2012 and Forbes with archives.

by Richard J. Grant

You don't have to pay federal income tax. There are several ways legally to avoid paying, but the catch is that they all entail doing things differently than you would have in the absence of such a tax.

When, during an election campaign, a candidate is accused of not having paid income taxes during some past period, the only relevant question is whether ... keep reading


Richard J. Grant is a Professor of Finance and Economics at Lipscomb University and a Senior Fellow at the Beacon Center of Tennessee. His column appears on Sundays. E-mail messages received at: rjg@richardjgrant.com


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