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Tax Season Is Over!

Congratulations on making it through another Tax Season! As you take the next few days to slowly unwind from the stress of the busy season, below are some quotes that may provide some much needed comic relief:

  1. “The politicians say “we” can’t afford a tax cut. Maybe we can’t afford the politicians.” – Steve Forbes
  2. “The U.S. Senate is considering a bill that would tax Botox. When Botox users heard this, they were horrified. Well, I think they were horrified. It’s difficult to tell.” – Craig Ferguson
  3. “Isn’t it appropriate that the month of the tax begins with April Fool’s Day and ends with cries of May Day!” – Robert Knauerhase
  4. “Tax day is the day that ordinary Americans send their money to Washington, D.C., and wealthy Americans send their money to the Cayman Islands.” – Jimmy Kimmel
  5. “Thinking is one thing no one has ever been able to tax.” – Charles Kettering
  6. “It is a good thing that we do not get as much government as we pay for.” – Will Rogers
  7. “The taxpayer: that’s someone who works for the federal government, but doesn’t have to take a civil service examination.” – Ronald Reagan
  8. “Worried about an IRS audit? Avoid what’s called a red flag That’s something the IRS always looks for. For example, say you have some money left in your bank account after paying taxes. That’s a red flag.” – Jay Leno
  9. “I love America, but I can’t spend the whole year here. I can’t afford the taxes” – Mick Jagger
  10. “This is the season of the year when we discover that we owe most of our success to Uncle Sam.” – The Wall Street Journal
  11. “This is too difficult for a mathematician. It takes a philosopher.” – Albert Einstein, on filing tax returns.
  12. “Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.” – Calvin Coolidge
  13. “If you get up early, work late, and pay your taxes, you will get ahead — if you strike oil.” – J. Paul Getty
  14. “The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.”– Barry Goldwater
  15.  “The difference between death and taxes is death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets.”– Will Rogers