Every year the IRS releases the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams. Along with it, they list out the most frivolous tax arguments. This is some of the best reading. I like to read through them to prepare for the crazy things clients are going to call me with.
Here are my absolute favorites:
Whatever crazy people try to tell you this tax season, remember, you are the professional and if it sounds insane, it probably is. And, if you’re ever bored, read through the IRS’s analysis of all of these arguments. They go into the legal reasons of why these insane arguments are not legal.