Lawrence Katzenstein | St. Louis Public Radio

Lawrence Katzenstein

Mr. Katzenstein is a lawyer with Thompson Coburn who specializes in estate planning and charitable giving. He is also on the board of Friends of KWMU.

April 15 is a special day -- especially for those of us who toil professionally in the tax vineyards. After 40 years, I am still amazed at the breadth and scope of our enormous body of tax law. I also never fail to be amazed and amused by all of the odd, even thigh-slappingly funny, provisions that have wormed themselves into our federal tax law. Here are a few Internal Revenue Code oddities.

Communist exemption