Newspaper Articles – John Kramer

Tax Preparers Achieve Final Victory Over IRS Licensing Scheme

The victory of three independent tax-return preparers over the IRS became final in May, after the agency declined to file a petition seeking review from the U.S. Supreme Court.

Lawsuit Alleges Arizona Unconstitutionally Bars People from Work

Can the government take away someone’s job for no good reason?

Taxpayers Win as Appeals Court Rejects Licensing of Tax Preparers

The District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals in February ruled the Internal Revenue Service has no legal authority to impose a nationwide licensing scheme on tax-return preparers.

Court Asked to Stop California Cities Seizing Property Without Justification

If the government deprives you of your rights, wouldn’t you like to know why that’s being done?

No Crime Committed, But Feds Seize Bank Account Anyway

Can the government use civil forfeiture to take your money when you have done nothing wrong—and then pocket the proceeds?

Feds, Anaheim Try to Seize $1.5M Building . . . With No Charges Against the Owner

A controversy in California that began with the state’s medical marijuana law has evolved into a battle over civil forfeiture between a property owner and the state of California on one side, and t