Friday Night Quotes, Apr 7, Tax Time ….

by Larry Oxenham, Publisher

TAX TIME: This is the time of year nobody forgets, or likes, except those who get a refund and forget it was their own money to begin with! But Tax Time does generate a lot of thoughts and is a perfect subject for our FRIDAY NIGHT QUOTES:
“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
“The taxpayer: that’s someone who works for the federal government, but doesn’t have to take a civil service examination.”   Ronald Reagan
“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
“When it comes to taxes, there are two types of people. There are those that get it done early, also known as psychopaths, and then the rest of us.”  Jimmy Kimmel
“If you get up early, work late, and pay your taxes, you will get ahead — if you strike oil.”  J. Paul Getty
“Day in and day out, your tax accountant can make or lose you more money than any single person in your life, with the possible exception of your kids.”  Harvey Mackay
“If Patrick Henry thought that taxation without representation was bad, he should see how bad it is with representation.” Farmer’s Almanac
“For every tax problem there is a solution which is straightforward, uncomplicated-and wrong.” anonymous
“I owe the government $3,400 in taxes. So I sent them two hammers and a toilet seat.” Michael McShane
“The Government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul.” George Bernard Shaw
“People who complain about taxes can be divided into two classes: men and women.”  Unknown
TAX FACT: The IRS sends out 8 billion pages of forms and instructions each year. Laid end to end, they would stretch 28 times around the earth. Any wonder why we are always confused!
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