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A Condition Precedent to Tax Filing Time

Filing the 1040 Form A Condition Precedent  “A condition precedent is a legal term for something that must occur before another thing occurs. In other words, it is a condition that must precede or predate a specified event. It is, … Continue reading

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A republic, if you can keep it

Outside Independence Hall when the Constitutional Convention of 1787 ended,  Mrs. Powell of Philadelphia asked Benjamin Franklin, “Well, Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?” With no hesitation whatsoever, Franklin responded, “A republic, if you can keep … Continue reading

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Outline of Fundamentals on Taxation

Edited 01/08/2018 Outline For Constitutional Fundamentals “Frequent recurrence  to fundamental principles is essential to the security of individual rights and the perpetuity of free government.” Utah Constitution, Article I, Section 27: Fundamental Principles “. . . [B]ecause the tendency of … Continue reading

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The Equal Footing Doctrine

In understanding this subject, there are several terms that must be understood and agreed upon, such as:  Sovereign, sovereignty, delegation of authority, democracy, republic, socialism/communism and others that I will touch on as I proceed.  Although the term “equal footing” … Continue reading

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