Taxes are an obligation. Not paying taxes on time may get you in trouble. | Image source: Forbes
Taxation is a crucial aspect of our society. Without taxes, the public sector would not be able to build roads and infrastructure. This is why the government is so keen on dealing with the issue of tax evasion. We all know how important taxes are, so it’s good that we take our obligations into account.
I’ve always loved reading fiction set in the legal environment. You see, I’m a big fan of courtroom dramas—as you can read in this previous post of mine—and I think you can get more out of such stories in pieces of literature.
Here are three works of fiction which I recommend.
Almost 10 million Americans could lose their health insurance. The reason? A Supreme Court ruling. | Image source: XEROX
You may not know this, but a recent Supreme Court decision is on the horizon—and it could threaten health insurance of about 9.6 million people—specifically white, employed, and middle-aged! The decision is related to the controversial Affordable Care Act.
Proposition 8 hearing on the right to appeal ruling in court. | Image source: The Examiner
I understand that you’re not too familiar with the concept of nullification. It is the theory that the Supreme Court can essentially invalidate federal laws deemed unconstitutional. And now, it may be looming on the horizon in the U.S.
It’s never really been validated nor confirmed by the federal court, but many are reviewing it and may be in place in the near future. In Missouri itself, legislators have passed a bill that would play a key role in nullifying federal gun laws.