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The Internal Revenue Code found at Title 26 of the United States Code. Title 26 is the full compilation of all the laws passed by Congress relating to tax liability and every other legal obligation, definition, exemption, exception, etc. The Internal Revenue Code is the law that requires people to pay taxes and if you believe the folks who say it's only a ...


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There are even laws against acting on the various claims that are advocated by tax protesters. Typically these are referred to as "frivolous tax arguments," and make for entertaining reading.


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Apparently, people are citing these cases for the proposition that there is a right to drive a car without a license (several facebook accounts making this claim have been shut down and a document making this argument is signed with the Biblical name of God). This is frivolous poppycock reserved for conspiracy theory crackpots that also never works. A ...


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Such a lawsuit is known as a strategic lawsuit against public participation, or SLAPP. In the United States, several states have enacted laws that penalize those whose file SLAPPs. The provisions of these laws vary from state to state, but they usually allow a defendant to file a motion to dismiss on the grounds that their statements were constitutionally ...


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You are required by state law to register and license a personal (or commercial) vehicle because state laws govern vehicle licensing, not the federal government as you cite. See Motor vehicle registration - Wikipedia. States have the right, well established in case law, to require registration, taxation and insurance for all vehicles on all public roads. ...


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Yes, the doctrine that costs follow the event. That is, you lose, you pay the costs for the winner. Also, if a plaintiff’s suit has no prospect of success, the defendant can file a motion for summary judgement on that basis. Finally, if a plaintiff persistently lodges vexatious claims a court may declare them a vexatious litigant- they then need the court’...


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Some important specific references were buried in comments, so I thought I would promote them to an answer. The general statement that income tax exists is in 26 USC 1: (a) There is hereby imposed on the taxable income of [...] every married individual [...] a tax in accordance with the following table... followed by similar statements for single ...


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In the context of England and Wales (I don't know about Scotland), if the lawsuit is sufficiently frivolous, the defendant can engage a lawyer on a no-win, no-fee basis. The default in England and Wales is that the losing side pays both sets of lawyers†. See https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/libertycentral/2011/mar/09/hardeep-singh-no-win-no-fee-...


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What does this mean in practice, it seems there are two options? Does it mean the consumer should pay the fee, and will somehow be reimbursed at some point? The clause about the filing fee being submitted with the Demand is largely inconsequential. If the filer pays out of pocket and prevails in the proceedings, he is entitled to reimbursement. Or it ...


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Rights, even fundamental rights, are never absolute. They are always subject to appropriate regulation, restrictions, and conditions. It would be up to courts to determine when such restrictions are appropriate, and when they infringe upon the underlying right to an impermissible degree. In this instance, I believe it is well established that a ...


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There is a law requiring payment of income taxes in the U.S. You can see the law here: http://www.jsiegel.net/taxes/NoLaw.htm. For a rundown of numerous wrong arguments that U.S. citizens don't have to pay income taxes, and refutations of those arguments, see here: http://www.jsiegel.net/taxes/IncomeTax.htm


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