The Internal Revenue Service has amended its list of "frivolous" legal arguments used by people who want to avoid paying taxes, adding four new claims to the set it considers without merit.

They include misinterpretation of the 9th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution regarding objections to military spending; erroneous claims that taxes are owed only by persons with a fiduciary relationship to the United States or the IRS; a nonexistent "Mariner's Tax Deduction" related to invalid deductions for meals; and misuse or excessive use of the Section 6421 fuels credit.

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