* Jamaal Solomon begins a series of "Confessions of a Mad Tax Accountant" at TAX FACTOR. He begins with "#1: Earned Income Credit".
I sympathize with JS. I have long been vocal in my criticism of the Earned Income Credit, especially the refundable portion.
I am not saying that the working poor should not be encouraged, or provided additional support. I am saying that federal welfare should not be distributed via the Tax Code, and tax preparers should not be forced to act as Social Worker
* PARKER PUBLISHING reports on a court case that decided “No Home Office Deduction for Employee Working from Home for Her Own Convenience” -