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How to Pay Zero Taxes, 2018: Your Guide to Every Tax Break the IRS Allows, 35th Edition by Jeff A. Schnepper

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CHAPTER 1

Tax Insanity

“Our income tax system is overly complex. It distorts investment decisions and encourages people to put money into schemes to reduce their tax bills instead of into enterprises to create jobs and help our economy grow.”

BILL BRADLEY, New Jersey senator (1984)

“The words of such an act as the Income Tax . . . merely dance before my eyes in a meaningless procession: cross-reference, exception upon exception—couched in abstract terms that offer no handle to seize hold of—leave in my mind only a confused sense of some vitally important, but successfully concealed, purport, which it is my duty to extract, but which is within my power, if at all, only after the most inordinate expenditure of time. I know that these monsters ...

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