Friday, April 25, 2008

Three Good Reasons to Pay Taxes

Well, what to do with the story of Wesley Snipes, movie star, tax evader, and soon-to-be federal prisoner. A judge yesterday sentenced him to three years in jail for failing to file tax returns - the maximum sentence. I suppose it'd be a career story, if I was blogging about film careers. (Use your jail time wisely to evaluate your next big feature.) It's sure a tax story, if only a little one. Maybe it just confirms that tax accountants have plenty to do. Whatever. If you haven't seen any of the reports - and I don't see how you could have missed them - here's one of the tamer versions. (Google's only showing something like 700 news stories about it.)

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