Formerly Imprisoned Ex-IRS Agent Sherry Peel Jackson Shares Her Thoughts On The Passing Of Irwin Schiff
By Martin Hill
October 18, 2015



Sherry Peel Jackson, the ex-IRS agent who was sent to federal prison and horribly mistreated after refusing to file income taxes, has graciously shared her thoughts with about the passing of tax protester Irwin Schiff. Mrs. Peel Jackson, a devout Christian and dedicated truth-seeker, also starred in Aaron Russo's groundbreaking documentary film 'AMERICA: FROM FREEDOM TO FASCISM.'

Sherry Peel Jackson wrote:

You are the first that I heard that he died. 😢 When did he pass? I see it now online. Irwin was always a fireball. I remember going out to Las Vegas and visiting his office. He was always the same - firm in his beliefs because of his extensive research. Irwin's little yellow book, How Anyone Can Stop Paying Income Taxes (1982) ISBN 0-930374-03-7 was the definitive work that lead me to take the stand that I took; that the income tax is being misrepresented and misapplied to the American people and we are all expected to be slaves to the government.

Irwin loved a challenge, and even though the deck was stacked against him he never backed down. I am deeply saddened. The fact that he died in the accursed prison industrial complex brings tears to my eyes. I know what it's like to be ill in prison and not receive the care that you need; there without your loved ones to comfort you in your time of trouble. Irwin will truly be missed as one of the few Americans that still possessed the backbone to challenge tyranny. I send prayers out to Peter and the rest of the family.

Sherry Peel Jackson

I then asked Sherry what role her Christian faith, if any, played in her battle against the IRS and the battle for truth. (I asked the same of Joe Bannister,who is Catholic, in the video below from 2008.) Sherry replied:

Hi again Martin. I am a "hard line" Christian, as opposed to Christian Lite. I believe the Bible and it says that we are supposed to expose evil. (Ephesians 5:11). In the Summer of 2001 the Lord told me to expose evil/fraud at the IRS. He had me work for them and be a CPA so that I would not be afraid of them like most people are. He made me strong and the type person that would not back down to man. I would rather obey God than man, and I didn't want to be a Johna, going in a direction opposite of what God told me to do. All things work together for good, and when I went to prison my relationship with the Lord grew by leaps and bounds. SPJ

In December 2009, reported: 'America: Freedom to Fascism' Star Sherry Jackson is Being Murdered

Her website is Mrs. Peel Jackson, an author, speaker and business consultant, has an upcoming speaking appearance next week in Georgia. Here are the details. There are two sessions, at 10am and 5PM. Admission is free, and registration is online.:

Wealth Creation Seminar � Augusta GA � Oct 24th 2015
"Change the way you view your finances and your future forever" with Sherry Peel Jackson
Saturday, Oct 24th, 10am & 5pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Augusta
2651 Perimeter Parkway
Augusta, GA 30909

A 62 page document from the IRS titled THE TRUTH ABOUT FRIVOLOUS TAX ARGUMENTS was released in March 2014. The document refers to Irwin Schiff and his cases numerous times, to prove that his contentions are no-winners. Excerpts:

Relevant Case Law: United States v. Schiff, 379 F.3d 621 (9th Cir. 2004);see also � the court affirmed a federal district court�s preliminary injunction barring Irwin Schiff, Cynthia Neun, and Lawrence N. Cohen from selling a tax scheme that fraudulently claimed that payment of federal income tax is voluntary. In subsequent criminal trials, these three were convicted of violating several criminal laws relating to their scheme...

United States v. Schiff, 612 F.2d 73, 83 (2d Cir. 1979) � the court said that �the Fifth Amendment privilege does not immunize all witnesses from testifying. Only those who assert as to each particular question that the answer to that question would tend to incriminate them are protected . . . . [T]he questions in the income tax return are neutral on their face . . . [h]ence privilege may not be claimed against all disclosure on an income tax return.�

Ironically, I just wrote an article about Schiff ten days before he died: Libertarians Asking 'Anti-IRS' GOP Candidates If They Would Give A Presidential Pardon To Imprisoned 87-Year-Old Tax Protester Irwin Schiff (10/6/15.)

Irwin Schiff left behind a very extensive website which includes video interviews and conferences with him, radio podcasts, many links and documents, free copies of his books, multiple dozens- perhaps hundreds- of court filings, and many opinionated angry columns from the tax researcher who had basically contended that he did not have to pay income tax because he was an individual, not a corporation. [See Check Out Irwin Schiff's Extensive Website - While It's Still There.]

Irwin Schiff was featured in Aaron Russo's film AMERICA: FREEDOM TO FASCISM. My friend Pete Nosan headed up the California Chapter of Aaron Russo's group 'Restore the Republic.' Pete was active in what he called the 'tax honesty' movement, and he stopped filing his tax returns because he believed that he did not owe income taxes to the government. This week marks the seven year anniversary of Pete Nosan's suicide. The IRS had come after him, showed up at his job, and garnered his wages. You can read his story here.

In 2008 I interview Joe Bannister and his lawyer Jeff Dickstein.: Joe Bannisters Lawyer Warns Non-Filers 'You Risk Going To Jail- Be Prepared To Lose Everything You Have'. Watch the video below. Believe it or not Pete Nosan was standing right there when I recorded this interview, in Newport Beach.

May the soul of Irwin Schiff, and all the souls of the faithfully departed, through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen.

Here is Irwin Schiff on FOX News.


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