Ready, Aim, Fire: Shootists Target IRS | AccountingWEB

Ready, Aim, Fire: Shootists Target IRS

Taking out their aggression toward the high taxes they have to pay, about 75 people paid $2 per bullet to enjoy a little target practice by shooting at IRS tax forms.

The event was sponsored by the Michigan Militia and its Wayne County brigade and was held on a remote farm in Shiawassee County, Michigan. A 50-calibar gun was the crowd favorite, and earplugs were provided free of charge.

The annual Tax Blast event has drawn a small crowd each year since its enactment in 1995.

One of the participants, Dr. Carmen Steigman, a Farmington Hills pathologist, had a good time firing a five inch bullet into a tax form. "Yes, it was kind of gratifying," said Dr. Steigman. "It was like, 'Here, Uncle Sam, this is for you.' "

Wait, there's more!
There's always more at AccountingWEB. We're an active community of financial professionals and journalists who strive to bring you valuable content every day. If you'd like, let us know your interests and we'll send you a few articles every week either in taxation, practice excellence, or just our most popular stories from that week. It's free to sign up and to be a part of our community.
Premium content is currently locked

Editor's Choice

WHAT KIND OF FIRM ARE YOU?
As part of our continued effort to provide valuable resources and insight to our subscribers, we're conducting this brief survey to learn more about your personal experiences in the accounting profession. We will be giving away five $50 Amazon gift cards, and a $250 Amazon gift card to one lucky participant.
This is strictly for internal use and data will not be sold
or shared with any third parties.