Happy Friday! I hope you have had a good week up to this point.
However, as a CPA, it is my duty to remind you that April 15 is almost here. This week my goal is to ease your pain just a tad. So, I have dug deep into the Internet to find some tax related quotations for you.
IT IS THAT TIME AGAIN!
It is income tax time again, Americans: time to gather up those receipts, get out those tax forms, sharpen up that pencil, and stab yourself in the aorta. ~ Dave Barry
I’m proud to be paying taxes in the United States. The only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money. ~ Arthur Godfrey
People who complain about paying their income tax can be divided into two types: men and women. ~ anonymous
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax. ~ Albert Einstein
The Government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul. ~ George Bernard Shaw
The income tax has made liars out of more Americans than golf. ~ Will Rogers
Death, taxes and childbirth! There’s never any convenient time for any of them. ~ Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today.
~ Herman Wouk
Look at it this way: If you don’t spend your dollars on the IRS, you’d probably just squander it on foolish things, like food, rent. ~ Cindy Adams
The one difference between death and taxes is that death does not get worse every time Congress meets. ~ Jeffrey Fry
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
Today, it takes more brains and effort to make out the income-tax form than it does to make the income. ~ Alfred E. Neuman
If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don’t get wet you can keep.
~ Will Rogers
A fool and his money are soon parted. It takes creative tax laws for the rest. ~ Bob Thaves
[The Internal Revenue Code is] about 10 times the size of the Bible and, unlike the Bible, contains no good news. ~ Don Nickles
I am thankful for the taxes I pay because it means that I’m employed.
~ Nancie J. Carmody
Thought for the Week
“Love takes many forms, but none of them are tax forms.” ~ Jarod Kintz, Whenever You’re Gone, I’m Here For You