Famed tax evader Doug Bruce finishes jail term
June 1, 2012
DENVER (AP) — One of Colorado’s best known anti-tax crusaders has been released from a Denver jail after serving time for tax evasion.
Douglas Bruce was released early because of good behavior as a trusty in the jail’s laundry. Bruce served 103 days of a 180-day sentence. The Denver Post reports Bruce served his time in a low-security dorm of 40 to 50 inmates (http://goo.gl/BHSzI).
He was sentenced in February after being convicted for evading state income taxes, filing a false return and failing to file tax returns between 2005 and 2010.
He still disputes his conviction, telling KCNC-TV in Denver (http://cbsloc.al/JTLT68 ) he did nothing wrong.
Bruce spearheaded the state’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights. The 1992 voter-approved constitutional amendment places limits on taxing and spending by the state and local governments.
Click here to have the print version of the Click here to have the print version of the Craig Daily Press delivered to your home.Click here to have the print version of the Craig Daily Press delivered to your home.