Is the “UNITED STATES” foreign to “The United States of America”? Is that why there needs to be a Treaty between the U.S. and each of the several States to collect taxes?
I asked this years ago and found the information below to be very eye opening.
Use these links to view:
All IRS Treaties with Foreign Sovereign Nations
All IRS Treaties with each Sovereign U.S. States
of the Confederated Republic of America
. . . and check out the top of page 2
. . of the 2006 technical explanation to view,
Original Boundary Stones Between the District of Columbia and Maryland