Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Tax Jokes and Quotes

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Do you realize that some tax forms ask you to check a box if you are BLIND?

Quote: “Two years ago it was impossible to get through on the phone to the IRS. Now it’s just hard to get through. That’s progress.” -Charles Rossotti, former IRS Commissioner

Disappointed that you never had time to write the great American novel? Don’t fret, just go dig out your past tax returns.

Quote: “The Eiffel Tower is the Empire State Building after taxes.”

Under the Freedom of Information Act, a man with a small business sent a request to the IRS asking if they had a file on him. The IRS wrote back, “There is now.”

Quote: “It would be nice if we could all pay our taxes with a smile, but normally cash is required.”

Q: Who audits IRS agents?

Quote: “Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is quite as satisfying as an income tax refund.”

Q: How do you drive a CPA insane?

A: Fill out Form 1040EZ.

Quote: “The government deficit is the difference between the amount of money the government spends and the amount it has the nerve to collect.”

Why is it that when the IRS loses a tax return, it is considered a mistake, but when you lose a receipt, it is considered tax evasion?

Quote: “The wages of sin are death, but by the time taxes are taken out, it’s just sort of a tired feeling.”

Q: How do you humble a person that flaunts their wealth?

A: Have them fill out a tax return.

Quote: “Even when you make a tax form out on the level, you don’t know when it’s through if you are a crook or a martyr.”

Q: Why is a tax audit like a tornado?

A: There’s a lot of screaming and you end up losing your house.

Quote: “When are we going to be allowed to list the government as a dependent?”

People often say death and taxes are the same, but this is wrong. Death is a taxable event, but taxes never die.

 

Money is like manure; it’s not worth a thing unless it’s spread around encouraging young things to grow.
Thornton Wilde

Excessive taxation will carry reason & reflection to every man’s door, and particularly in the hour of election.
Thomas Jefferson

Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin

The government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Ronald Reagan

Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.
Romans 13:1

Therefore, it is necessary to submit to the authorities, not only because of possible punishment but also because of conscience. This is also why you pay taxes, for the authorities are God’s servants, who give their full time to governing. Give everyone what you owe him: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor.
Romans 13:5-7

Then the sons are exempt,” Jesus said to him. “But so that we may not offend them, go to the lake and throw out your line. Take the first fish you catch; open its mouth and you will find a four-drachma coin. Take it and give it to them for my tax and yours.
Matthew 17:26

 


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