Why Should You Pay Your Taxes?
Leona drew public notice when she said,"We don't pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes ...", a saying that became notorious and was identified with her for the rest of her life. She was later convicted of federal income tax evasion and other crimes in 1989 and served 19 months in prison (and two more months under house arrest), after receiving an initial sentence of 16 years.
UBS, one of the Swiss banks admitted recently they had 47,000 accounts for the purpose of evading taxes. They are not sharing names of he owners.
This and the last couple of administrations have had people that ran into problems with taxes. Even Sarah Palin came up short on some of her state taxes.
Was Leona letting the cat out of the bag? Did she go to jail for telling the truth?