pdp1@EARTHLINK.NET on fri 13 aug 04
It would only be fraud if one intentionally ommited entering
the income of the transaction with an intent to defraud, if
one deliberately left the income out of one's accountings,
and or while, having entered the deduction for which a
receipt of purchase and receipt of deduction were retained.
While, an unintended oversight would not be fraud, rather,
it would be a mere, unintended oversight.
Phrased differently, or, in hommage to those now long gone
"Get Real ! "
Whose 'Books' not only delighted the auditors, but they
wished everyone were as friendly, neat, orderly, playful,
good humored and sincere...in fact, I had them in stitches
at times making 'tax-jokes' of various kinds, and THAT...is
not something everyone may find 'easy' to do...plus, they
raved about my Coffee...
----- Original Message -----
> pdp1@EARTHLINK.NET writes
> <<<<< ....some kindred other Artist...
> And they each 'buy' one-another's work for some made-up
> inflated or actual or whatever price they decide on...and,
> essentially, (just) trade pieces, (no actual money changed
> hands,)...which, each then 'donates' to the
> whatever-charity-thing...and then, each claims the big
> yassah-massah reciept for the 'write-off' and is,
> just as right-with-the-law, as any poor pilgrim could
> Phil, I think that is called tax fraud. If you ever got
> you could be asked to produce a receipt for the purchase,
> i.e., proof of the basis for which you are taking the
> Bob Bruch
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