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God Tax America! ..er, we mean "bless", of course
Democrats' version: WARNING!
If you get an envelope from a company called the Internal Revenue Service, DO NOT OPEN IT! This group operates a scam around this time every year. Their letter claims that you owe them money, which they will take and use to pay for the operation of essential functions of the United States government. This is untrue! The money the IRS collects is used to fund various other corporations which depend on subsidies to stay in business.
This organization has ties to another shady outfit called the Social Security Administration, who claim to take money from your regular paychecks and save it for your retirement. In truth, the SSA uses the money to pay for the same misguided corporate welfare the IRS helps mastermind. These scam artists have bilked honest, hard working Americans out of billions of dollars. Don't be among them!
Republicans' version: WARNING!
If you get an envelope from a company called the "Internal Revenue Service," DO NOT OPEN IT! This group operates a scam around this time every year. Their letter claims that you owe them money, which they will take and use to pay for the operation of essential functions of the United States government. This is untrue! The money the IRS collects is used to fund various inefficient and pointless social engineering projects.
This organization has ties to another shady outfit called the Social Security Administration, who claim to take money from your regular paychecks and save it for your retirement. In truth, the SSA uses the money to pay for the same misguided make-work projects the IRS helps mastermind. These scam artists have bilked honest, hard working Americans out of hundreds of billions of dollars. Don't fall for this scam!
LOVE THOSE TAXES! Accounts Receivable Tax Building Permit Tax Capital Gains Tax CDL license Tax
Cigarette Tax Corporate Income Tax Court Fines - (indirect taxes) Dog License Tax
The complete Internal Revenue Code is more than 21 megabytes in length, contains more than 7.8 million words; printed 60 lines to the page, it would fill almost 16000 letter-size pages. The exact number of tax laws and codes cannot be ascertained due too constant changes
Federal Income Tax Federal Unemployment Tax - (FUTA) Fishing License Tax Food License Tax
Fuel permit tax Gasoline Tax - (42 cents per gallon) Hunting License Tax Inheritance Tax Interest expense - (tax on the money)
Billions for Taxation! The Internal Revenue Service sends out 8 billion pages of forms and instructions each year. Laid end to end, they would stretch 28 times around the earth. American taxpayers spend $200 billion and 5.4 billion hours working to comply with federal taxes each year, more than it takes to produce every car, truck, and van in the United States.
Inventory tax IRS Interest Charges - (tax on top of tax) IRS Penalties - (tax on top of tax) Liquor Tax Local Income Tax
Luxury Taxes Marriage License Tax Medicare Tax Property Tax
Real Estate Tax Septic Permit Tax Service Charge Taxes Social Security Tax
Tree Taxing - Nearly 300,000 trees annually are cut down to produce the amount of required paper for all the IRS forms and instructions.
Road Usage Taxes - (Truckers) Sales Taxes Recreational Vehicle Tax Road Toll Booth Taxes
School Tax State Income Tax State Unemployment Tax - (SUTA) Telephone federal excise tax
Telephone federal universal service fee tax Telephone federal, state and local surcharge taxes Telephone minimum usage surcharge tax Telephone recurring and non-recurring charges tax
Taxing Numbers - The IRS employs 114,000 people; that's twice as many as the CIA and five times more than the FBI. 60% of taxpayers must hire a professional to get through their own return.
Taxes eat up 38.2% of the average family's income; that's more than for food, clothing and shelter combined. .
Telephone State and local tax Telephone usage charge tax Toll Bridge Taxes Toll Tunnel Taxes
Traffic Fines - (indirect taxation) Trailer registration tax Utility Taxes Vehicle License Registration Tax
Easy Taxing - There's at least 480 different tax forms, each with numerous pages of those "easy" to comprehend fine print instructions. One of the most used, and "easiest"
form, the 1040E has only 33 pages of critical information, so be sure to read every single line of text.
Vehicle Sales Tax Watercraft registration Tax Well Permit Tax Workers Compensation Tax OBSERVATION: Not one of these taxes existed 100 years ago and our nation was the most prosperous in the world, had absolutely no national debt, had the largest middle class in the world and Mom stayed home to raise the kids. WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED? UM, EXCUSE ME? WHO'S IN CHARGE?
Taxation Humor for Taxing the Funnybone
Ambition in America is still rewarded . . . with high taxes.
America is the land of opportunity. Everybody can become a taxpayer.
It's hard to believe America was founded to avoid high taxation.
Americans are now in a daze from intaxication.
We often wonder if automation will ever replace the taxpayer.
There was a time when $200.00 was the down-payment on a car; now it's the sales tax.
There is no tax on brains; the take would be too small.
The tax collectors take up so much of your earnings to balance the budget that you just
can't budget the balance.
If my business gets much worse, I won't have to lie on my next tax return.
Capital Punishment: Congress comes up with a new tax.
Drive carefully. Uncle Sam needs every taxpayer he can get.
Children may be deductible, but they are still taxing.
There is no child so bad that he/she can't be used as an income tax deduction.
The path of civilization is paved with tax receipts.
If Congress can pay farmers not to raise crops, why can't we pay Congress not to raise
Congress thinks it's alot easier to trim the taxpayers than expenses.
Congress does some strange things. it puts a high tax on liquor and then raises the
other taxes that drive people to drink.
The attitude of Congress toward hidden taxes is not to do away with them, but to hide
Congress has the unsolved problem of how to get the people to pay taxes they can't
afford for services they don't need.
Every year around April 15 Americans have a rendezvous with debt.
One of the great blessings about living in a democracy is that we have complete control
over how we pay our taxes . . . cash, check or money order.
The rich and the poor are alike. They both complain about taxes.
The wealth of experience is one possession that hasn't been taxed . . . .yet.
A fool and his money are soon parted. The rest of us wait until income tax time.
This country is as free today as it ever was. . . unless, of course, you happen to be a
Golf is a lot like taxes. You drive hard to get to the green and then wind up in the
Some people think the government owes them a living. The rest of us would gladly settle
for a small tax refund.
Our government really takes care of us. They even give us free income tax forms.
President Herbert Hoover was the first President to give his salary back to the
government. Now the government would like everbody to do it.
Everybody works for the government, either on the payroll or the taxroll.
A man's home is his castle. At least that's how he feels when he pays taxes on it.
The honeymoon is over when the bride begins to feel like she was never anything but a
tax deduction to him.
Don't you long for the good old days when Uncle Sam lived within his income and without
most of yours?
Nothing makes a person more modest about their income than to fill out a tax form.
The income tax forms have been simplified beyond all understanding.
It's too bad for the middle income person. They earn too much to avoid paying taxes and
make too little to afford paying them.
It's strange how a person with no sense of humor can come up with such funny answers on
his/her tax return.
When making out your tax return, it's better to give than to deceive.
I hate junk mail . . .and that includes the tax forms they send me.
When it comes to income tax, most of us would be willing to pay as we go if we could
only catch up on where we've been.
An income tax return is like a girdle. If you put the wrong figure in it your are
likely to get pinched.
Income tax is Uncle Sam's version of "Truth or Consequences."
After a man pays his income tax, he knows how a cow feels after she's been milked.
The latest income-tax form has been greatly simplified. It consists of only three
How much did you make last year? (2) How much have you got left? (3) Send amount listed
in part 2.
It is generally agreed that the income tax is the government's idea of instant poverty.
An income-tax form is like a laundry list - either way you lose your shirt.
About the time a man is cured of swearing, another income tax is due.
When they consider candidates for the next Pulitzer Prize for the best definitive
biography, many a man would be delighted to submit his last income-tax report.
Loafing is the only way to beat the income tax.
Nothing has done more to stimulate the writing of fiction than the itemized deduction
section of the income-tax forms.
The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf.
People who squawk about their income tax can be divided into two classes: men and
If you want to get even with the income-tax people, get Junior to work out your tax
return using the new math.
The average man knows as much about the atomic bomb as he does about his income-tax
Income taxes are not so bad and certainly could be worse. Suppose we had to pay on what
we think we are worth?
George Washington never told a lie, but then he never had to file a Form 1040.
What the present income-tax form needs is a section which would explain the
When making out your income-tax report, be sure you don't overlook your most expensive
dependent - the government.
It has almost reached the point where, if a person takes a day off, he falls behind in
his income-tax payments.
Income-tax forms are nothing more than the government's quiz program.
Some of us can recall the day when a person who had to pay income tax was considered to
No stretch of the imagination is as complete as the one used in filling out income-tax
Income tax is the fine you pay for thriving so fast.
It is difficult to predict the future of an economy in which it takes more brains to
figure out the tax on our income than it does to earn it.
Income-tax forms should be printed on Kleenex because so many of us have to pay through
We wouldn't mind paying income tax if we could know which country it's going to.
Income-tax forms should be more realistic by allowing the taxpayer to list Uncle Sam as
In 1913 Uncle Sam collected only 13 million dollars in income taxes. That's why they
were called the "good old days."
The guy who said that truth never hurts never had to fill out a Form 1040.
Come to think of it, these income-tax forms leave little to the imagination and even
less to the taxpayer.
Just thinking about income taxes often taxes the mind - which is something people once
said the IRS couldn't do.
Making out your own income tax return is something like a do-it-yourself mugging.
Trying to curb inflation by raising taxes is like giving a drunk another drink to sober
If you think you can keep everything to yourself, . . . the IRS doesn't.
If the IRS gave green stamps, thousands of Americans would look forward to paying their
Behind every successful man stands a woman and the IRS. One takes the credit, and the
other takes the cash.
A lot of people still have the first dollar they ever made - Uncle Sam has all the
A harp is a piano after taxes.
We need to change our National Anthem to "Deep in the Heart of Taxes."
A good name is to be chosen over great riches. It's tax free! . . . so far.
No respectable person is in favor of nudity, but after paying taxes, some of us may not
have any other choice.
What this country needs most is a SPCTT - The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to
Patriotism will probably never develop to the point of parading in honor of the
A dyed~in-the-wool patriot is one who says he's sorry he has only one income to give to
The real patriot is a person who saves enough of his salary each week to pay his income
A politician is a man who never met a tax he didn't try to hike.
Wouldn't it be grand if politicians would fight poverty with something besides taxes?
After all is said and done, the politicians say it and the taxpayers do it.
It is reported that the politicians in Washington are thinking of abolishing the income
tax and taking the income.
Regardless of who wins the election they have to raise taxes to pay for the damage.
If our President wants to abolish poverty, he can do it by abolishing the IRS.
Poverty is what you experience the day after you pay your income tax.
One of the biggest advantages of being poor is that you'll never have to undergo the
trauma of a tax audit.
The chaplains who pray for the United States Senate and the House of
Representativesmight speak a word now and then on behalf of the taxpayers.
Unquestionably, there is progress every where. The average American now pays out as
much in taxes as he formerly received in wages.
With a billion dollar budget, it ought to be possible to set aside enough money to
teach the IRS the basic English necessary to write a readable income-tax form.
Another American invention is the permanent temporary tax.
The best tax law is the one that gets the most feathers with the least squawking.
Which has made the biggest liars out of Americans - golf or the income tax?
A man admitted he lied on his income-tax return - he listed himself as the head of the
Life is one dodge after another - cars, taxes, and responsibilities.
The best things in life are free - plus tax, of course.
The way the cost of living and taxes are today, you might as well marry for love.
The average man now lives thirty-one years longer than he did in 1850. He has to in
order to get his taxes paid.
A serious impediment to a successful marriage these days is the difficulty of
supporting both the government and a spouse on one small income.
Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth - less 40 percent inheritance
When the time comes for the meek to inherit the earth, taxes will most likely be so
high that they won't want it.
The meek may inherit the earth just in time to see it sold for taxes.
Of course you can't take it with you, and with high taxes, lawyer's fees, and funeral
expenses you can't leave it behind either.
Benjamin Franklin had an axiom, "A penny saved is a penny earned." But that
was before the sales tax was invented.
A dime is a dollar with all the various taxes deducted.
The reward for saving money is being able to pay our taxes without borrowing.
Our beloved country has made remarkable progress. Now politicians have arranged to
spend taxes before they collect them.
A political promise today means another tax tomorrow.
We may need tax reform, but it seems we need a lot of spending reform too.
The futility of riches is stated very plainly in two places: the Bible and the
In Russia the people have only what the government gives them; in America the people
have only what the government does not take away from them in taxes.
If science says nothing is impossible, how about a mechanical taxpayer?
Science has increased our life span considerably. Now we can look forward to paying our
taxes at least ten years longer.
Space scientists have made an analysis of the lunar soil. It shows that corn can't be
raised on the moon, but it's great for raising taxes.
At no time is it easier to keep your mouth shut than during an audit of your income-tax
Our government could raise unlimited revenue simply by taxing sin.
Being a success today means the government takes away in taxes what you used to dream
An American can consider himself a success when it costs him more to support the
government than to support a family.
Patrick Henry ought to come back and see what taxation with representation is like.
The greatest general to emerge from any war is general taxation.
Taxation is the gentle art of picking the goose in such a way as to secure the greatest
amount of feathers with the least amount of squawking.
The ideal form of taxation is the kind that will be paid by somebody else. Our
forefathers should have fought for representation without taxation!
The fourth of July, 1776 - that's when we declared our freedom from unfair British
taxation. Then, in 1777, we started our own system of unfair taxation.
Taxation is a lot like sheep shearing. As long as you shear a sheep it will continue to
produce a new crop of wool. But you can skin the animal only once.
In two hundred years we've gone from taxation without representation to taxation
If something new has been added, it's probably another tax.
The man who said taxes would keep you halfway broke was a lousy judge of distance.
The only thing left to tax is the wolf at door.
Why don't high taxes and high prices marry and settle down?
Is there any human activity that isn't tax licensed, regulated, or restricted?
It looks like we all will eventually make a living collecting taxes from one another.
Stay on your job and pay your taxes promptly. Thousands of workers in the government
bureaus are counting on you.
A penny saved is a penny taxed.
There is nothing more permanent than a temporary tax.
When it comes to a tax reduction, never has so little been waited for by so many for so
Why not slap a tax on political gas?
After paying all our taxes we're tempted to call Washington and try to get ourselves
declared a disaster area.
Another difference between death and taxes is that death is frequently painless.
You really can't beat the game. If you earn anything, it's minus taxes. If you buy
anything it's plus taxes.
One hopeful note on hidden taxes is that there can't be many more places to hide them.
We wonder why they call them "tax returns" when so little of it does.
The best things in life are still free, but the tax experts are working overtime on the
We all get excited these days about paying taxes because we never know which country
our money is going to.
It will be real nice if taxes get down to where we can afford to make a living.
What's all this howling about hidden taxes? We wish they would hide all of them.
Next year will be the year they lower taxes . . . it always is.
Breathing seems to be about the only activity in this country that isn't taxed . . .
It's about time that somebody invents a tax that can't be hiked.
There's a "tax cocktail" on the market - two drinks and you withhold nothing.
I know a man who says he's going to invest his money in taxes - it's the only sure
thing to go up.
Old taxes never die - they just change their names.
A window sign in Chicago: "Tax Returns Prepared - Honest Mistakes Are Our
Nowadays anybody who puts two and two together also has to add in the sales tax.
About the only thing good about those withholding taxes is that a fellow doesn't get so
mad all at once.
Increasing taxes to stop inflation makes about as much sense as fanning a fire to cool
A "slight tax increase" costs you about $300, while a "substantial tax
cut" lowers your taxes by about $30.
Some tax loopholes become nooses.
Death and taxes are inevitable, but death doesn't repeat itself.
When Congress tries to decide between two new taxes, it's like a woman deciding between
two dresses - she usually decides to take both.
If you don't hear some people murmuring about taxes these days, it's probably because
so many others are screaming.
Nobody jumps on taxes when they're down.
By the time you finish paying all your taxes, about all you have left is a receipt.
If Congress would repeal the nuisance tax, we wouldn't have any taxes to pay.
They keep telling us about a tax-freeze plan. How about a tax-free plan?
One can be born free and then be taxed to death.
The attitude of Congress toward hidden taxes is not to do away with them, but to hide
When the average man looks at what he has left after his taxes are paid, he begins to
realize that Social Security may have real meaning for him.
No matter how staggering the taxes, they never fall down.
Save your pennies and the sales tax will take care of them.
Whenever one tax goes down, another goes up.
A certain Senator recently informed us that the average American is not "tax
conscious," and this is doubtless true. If he shows signs of coming to, he is
immediately struck down with another tax.
There's one consolation about life and taxes - when you finish the former, you're
through with the latter.
We have been anesthetized by hidden taxes, hypnotized by indirect taxes, and pulverized
by camouflaged taxes.
A politician will consider every way of reducing taxes except cutting expenses.
Even if money could bring happiness, think what the luxury tax would be!
The reward for saving your money is being able to pay your taxes without borrowing.
A tax-dodger is a man who does not love his country less, but loves his money more.
Everything we have is taxed - even our patience.
Thinking is one thing that no one has ever been able to tax - but the IRS is getting
jealous about the situation.
"What you don't know doesn't hurt you" doesn't apply to the hidden taxes in
the things you buy.
A man pays a luxury tax on a leather billfold, an income tax on the stuff he puts into
it, and a sales tax when he takes the stuffing out of it.
Take a look at your tax bills and you'll quit calling them "cheap
It's a mistake to believe that Uncle Sam can open his pocketbook and let you keep yours
No enemy nation could risk invading the United States. It couldn't afford the high
A tax cut is like motherhood, apple pie, and the Star Spangled Banner - everybody is
We wouldn't mind this "pay-as-you-go" tax so much if we knew what we were
paying for and where it was going.