No one likes paying taxes. Here is a light hearted look at the IRS and tax collection.
A man about to have a heart transplant was offered the choice of either a 26 year-old marathon runners heart or the heart of a 62 year-old IRS agent. He picked the agentνs heart because he said it had never been used.
There is no child so bad that he/she can't be used as an income tax deduction.
A taxpayer received a strongly worded "second notice" that his taxes were overdue. Hastening to the collector's office, he paid his bill, saying apologetically that he had overlooked the first notice. "Oh," confided the collector with a smile, "we don't send out first notices. We have found that the second notices are more effective."
It's tax time. I know this because I'm staring at documents that make no sense to me, no matter how many beers I drink.
-- Dave Barry
The number of words dealing with income taxes in the Internal Revenue Code and IRS regulations rose nearly tenfold between 1955 and 2005, from 718,000 to more than 7 million How is a mugger different from the Internal Revenue Service? Both take your money, but the mugger doesn't make you fill out forms.
--Jacob Sullum in Reason
More than ever before, Americans are suffering from back problems: back taxes, back rent, back auto payments.
-- Robert Orben
"To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is not given to men."
-- Edmund Burke, 18th Century Irish political philosopher and British statesman
People who complain about taxes can be divided into two classes: men and women.
Taxation with representation ain't so hot either.
-- Gerald Barzan, humorist
In HONOR OF U. S. TAX SEASON (sorry Terry ) OH Another thing I hate is paying more taxes that I already do when I work