Honesty is to Taxes as Oil is to ... ?

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Tax season has arrived. As we’ve seen with several of President Obama’s administration nominees, paying taxes honestly and correctly is not the easiest thing to do. Kansas Governor and Secretary of Health and Human Services nominee, Kathleen Sebelius, is the latest casualty. Do you pay your taxes honestly and correctly? Or is finding a tax loophole superseding baseball as the real national pastime? Mark Goulston, is a business psychologist and author of the book, Get Out of Your Own Way at Work … and Help Others Do the Same. He joins The Takeaway to help explain why it is just so hard to pay your taxes.

For more, read Sitara Nieves' Producer's Note on tax evasion, tax resistance and tax rebellion.

To help explain the tax basics, watch this video of a rapping Matthew Lesko.

Guests:

Mark Goulston, M.D.

Contributors:

David J Fazekas

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