Audio: Is the IRS Biased When it Comes to Granting Tax-Free Status?

Economist Dr. Bharat P. Bhatta on the state of the airline industry and the controversy of IRS tax exempt status.
7/2/2013, 10:28 PM

A7 Radio's "Goldstein on Gelt" with Douglas Goldstein
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On this week’s Goldstein on Gelt show, we meet economist Dr. Bharat P. Bhatta, a professor of economics at Sogn og Fjordane University in Norway, who speaks about a new way to charge for overweight on international flights. Dr. Bhatta suggests charging passengers for their own physical weight in addition to their luggage. So are you ready to step on the scales with your suitcases? Find out more on this week’s show.

In part 2, Dan Gainor, director of the Business & Media Institute, returns to Goldstein on Gelt to tell us how the IRS has been treating American conservative political groups. Is the IRS biased when it comes to granting tax-free status to certain groups, based on their political views? And do such groups deserve tax-free status in the first place? Listen to the answers when you tune into the Goldstein on Gelt show.

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Douglas Goldstein, CFP(r) is the director of Profile Investment Services, Ltd. an international investment company. He specializes in helping olim manage their U.S. brokerage accounts from Israel. He is a licensed financial professional both in the U.S. and Israel. Securities offered through Portfolio Resources Group, Inc., Member FINRA, SIPC, MSRB, SIFMA, FSI. Accounts held at Pershing LLC., Member NYSE/SIPC, a subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Doug has written several books on financial planning and investing. His latest book, Rich As A King, teaches how using chess strategies can make you a grandmaster of investing is available on Amazon. The Goldstein on Gelt podcast airs every Monday from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Israel National Radio. For more info visit
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