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Greedy Robert Redford Sues to Avoid Tax Bill
« on: August 07, 2014, 03:01:55 PM »
Greedy Robert Redford Sues to Avoid Tax Bill

 by John Nolte  6 Aug 2014 162  post a comment 
 

Actor and director Robert Redford has sued New York state to stop it from trying to collect $1.57 million in personal income taxes over his 2005 sale of a stake in the Sundance Channel. In a complaint filed on July...
 
If paying taxes is patriotic (as the hard-left would have us believe), Oscar-winning director/actor Robert Redford is taking his anti-American desire not to pay more in taxes than he believes he owes to court. The state of New York is demanding a cool $1.6 million from Redford ($727k in back interest) over the sale of his Sundance Channel to Cablevision's Rainbow Media back in 2005.

Redford claims he's a resident of Utah and paid all the applicable taxes on the sale to his home state back in 2005, when he was supposed to.

Apparently the dispute surrounds what the Hollywood Reporter calls a "passive S corporation that once controlled the Sundance Channel." Redford claims that none of his corporate assets have anything to do with the state of New York.

New York disagrees.

Why not pay the taxes on principle? Redford is a Leftist who believes the rich are under-taxed.

Instead of waiting for Congress to increase his taxes, Redford should live the change he desires and just cut a check.

Redford's a gajillionaire. This is pocket change for the Sundace Kid and the tax overpayment will help schools, the wealth inequality problem, and the homeless.

Right?

Why does this greedy one-percenter believe he has a right to keep the money he's earned?

http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-California/2014/08/06/greedy-redford
« Last Edit: August 07, 2014, 03:02:40 PM by rangerrebew »
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Re: Greedy Robert Redford Sues to Avoid Tax Bill
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2014, 03:19:34 PM »
If the man does not owe taxes, why be bothered? Is it envy, resentment, over his wealth?

Those are not admirable qualities, for those who purport to value "liberty" and "freedom."
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Re: Greedy Robert Redford Sues to Avoid Tax Bill
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2014, 03:32:19 PM »
If the man does not owe taxes, why be bothered? Is it envy, resentment, over his wealth?

Those are not admirable qualities, for those who purport to value "liberty" and "freedom."

He's at least a socialist who admires Che.  As we all know socialists love taxes as long as the are someone else's.  The article is about another hypocritical liberal.
"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim tribute to patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness -- these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. . . . reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles."
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Re: Greedy Robert Redford Sues to Avoid Tax Bill
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2014, 03:35:07 PM »
If the man does not owe taxes, why be bothered? Is it envy, resentment, over his wealth?

Those are not admirable qualities, for those who purport to value "liberty" and "freedom."

So those who value liberty and freedom should ignore the blatant hypocrisy of the left?
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Re: Greedy Robert Redford Sues to Avoid Tax Bill
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2014, 04:32:08 PM »
truth_seeker's point is well taken. What if Redford really doesn't owe any taxes here?

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Re: Greedy Robert Redford Sues to Avoid Tax Bill
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2014, 04:45:50 PM »
So those who value liberty and freedom should ignore the blatant hypocrisy of the left?
Everybody is free to get all bothered by other people's business, if that sort of thing lights up their days.

I prefer the serenity prayer:

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and the Wisdom to Know the Difference."


I cannot change the hypocrisy of others, so yes I ignore it.
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Re: Greedy Robert Redford Sues to Avoid Tax Bill
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2014, 04:50:49 PM »
Everybody is free to get all bothered by other people's business, if that sort of thing lights up their days.

I prefer the serenity prayer:

"God Grant me the Serenity,

to Accept the Things I Cannot Change,

the Courage to Change the Things I can,

and the Wisdom to Know the Difference."


I cannot change the hypocrisy of others, so yes I ignore it.

I think there's some distance between not ignoring the hypocrisy, and being bothered by it.

Let's say some of us just notice it.  ^-^
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Re: Greedy Robert Redford Sues to Avoid Tax Bill
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2014, 11:49:52 AM »


I prefer the serenity prayer:

"God Grant me the Serenity,

to Accept the Things I Cannot Change,

the Courage to Change the Things I can,

and the Wisdom to Know the Difference."

 

Obama need to read this a few thousand times.
"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim tribute to patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness -- these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. . . . reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles."
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